Many students often wonder how to make the connection between the field of study and specific occupations. Some pursue an occupation that is directly related to their major and others may find a career different from what they studied in school. Either case, it is important that you DO NOT limit yourself in any one particular are but to reach for opportunities both within and outside of your academic discipline especially in the early stage of career development. Also it is important to note that as people change careers more often in today’s market, it is essential to reflect on your personal career interests, work values and skills that would help you grow as a professional and transition to other career when you desire.
Please search career options under different majors based on the “What Can I Do With This Major?” resource page. Remember that these options are certainly not all of the occupations you might consider and we encourage students to conduct informational interviews with professionals or participate in Mentor Program to learn more about a particular career field. Also, don’t forget to visit Glassdoor.com Portal for industry specific career opportunities.
What Can I Do With This Major? is a comprehensive web resource feature 80 majors. Each major represented outlines career areas - typical employers and strategies desgined to maximize career opportunities upon completion of a four-year degree. Also included are links to related websites where students continue their exploration and majors and career fields. More than 100 links are listed and organized by category.