Career Exploration

If you’re exploring career options and industries, it’s important to take time to reflect on your interests, passions, and skills. Consider what truly excites and motivates you, and think about how you can align that with the descriptions provided for various industries.

Explore different industries through research, informational interviews, job shadowing, or internships to gain firsthand insights. Keep an open mind and be willing to explore new avenues, as your career journey may take unexpected turns.

Remember, finding the right fit often involves a combination of self-discovery, exploration, and taking calculated risks. Trust in your abilities and embrace the process of exploring different industries to find the path that resonates with your unique aspirations and goals.

Ready to start exploring? Here are some ways to get started:

15 Jobs of the Future (and the Skills You Need to Land Them Now)

Some people have known what they wanted to be when they grew up since they were nine years old. Other people get to their junior year of college and are still considering options. While there’s no one “right way” to …

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Exploring Career Interests in College: Tips on how to get started!

Discovering your dream career in college can be an exciting journey! 🚀 Check out this article from Handshake, written by Emily Curtis, a recent Emerson graduate, about their best tips to help you explore your interests and passions:

Remember, college is …

By Maya Herran
Maya Herran Career Advisor; Instructor: Career Awareness (EXLN 101)
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Jobs With the Highest Satisfaction in 2024

When exploring career paths, knowing the jobs with the highest satisfaction can help you define and set your personal career goals. You can then tailor your career preparation toward the roles that are most likely to be fulfilling for you.

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Career Resources

Wondering who offers internships & training programs, and hires new grads? Check this list, compiled by career expert Gorick Ng.

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