Center for Career Development – University of Tennessee

University of Tennessee – Center for Career Development

Business Student Plan: Junior Year

  • Obtain related experience in your field through internships, practicum, field work, part-time employment, or volunteering.
  • Update your profile and resume in Hire-A-VOL to search for opportunities.
  • Enroll in the BA 320 job seeking skills course to prepare for your search.
  • Attend job fairs sponsored by the Center for Career Development as well as any other recruiting networking events related to your major, such as Meet the Firms.
  • Utilize the Center for Career Development’s graduate school resources and workshops to research schools and programs; set deadlines for required steps.
    • Many MBA programs prefer candidates with a minimum of 3-5 years work experience.
  • Choose electives to enhance your qualifications, especially your oral and written communication skills.
  • Seek leadership positions in co-curricular activities (committee chairs and elected positions). Join career-related student professional associations.

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