Career Development and Career Exploration

How Do I?

Choose My Major?

  • Schedule an appointment with the DCO coordinator to explore your options and interests.
  • Take an assessment to learn more about your interests and personality.
  • Enroll in the course, “Exploring Majors and Careers.”

Know What To Do With My Major

Gain Experience

  • Visit part-time job listings in Career Services and on Hire-A-VOL.
  • Attend the part-time job fair held every fall and the internship fair held in spring.
  • Meet with your Career Services college consultant to explore opportunities.
  • Register in Hire-A-VOL.
  • Gain relevant experience through internships, part-time jobs, or volunteer positions.

Enhance My Career

  • Visit the Disability-Careers Office and Career Services early and often.
  • Conduct informational interviews with professionals in careers of interest.
  • Arrange job shadowing experiences through programs such as Disability Mentoring Day to get exposure to career fields.
  • Use your elective courses to earn a minor or concentration.
  • Get involved in student organizations and seek leadership roles.
  • Develop strong communication skills.
  • Build a strong network of contacts in your field.