Exploring majors and careers in business final version

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This is a presentation shell that I have used for a panel presentation to help students explore major and career options within business. The main "meat" of the presentation is the discussion with the panelists, but I still think it provides a useful framework for considering major options within business.

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Exploring majors and careers in business final version

  1. 1. Exploring Majors and CareersWithin BusinessSpring 2012 Student Success Workshop SeriesCoordinated by:Kimberly Renee Knowles, University Advisor, Director ofDevelopmental & Exploratory Advising Programskrknowles@usfca.edu
  2. 2. “15 Things I Like to Do” Warm-up Activity1) Write down 15 things that you like to do2) Code the activities following handout instructions3) Answer the reflection questions on the back4) Share key reflections / insights with the group
  3. 3. Exploring Majors and Careers – Helpful Resources!Each Key Decision!Career-ExplorationMajor-ExplorationSelf-Exploration
  4. 4. Exploring Majors and Careers – for 1 Elective Credit!INTD 053 – 01College Success IIMWF 3:30 – 4:20 pm(April 9th – May 9th)KA 367CRN #22337
  5. 5. Our Panelists Nathan Choy• Career Planning Peer, Career Services Center & Schoolof Management Student Dayle Smith• Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies, School ofManagement Roehlyn Quisao• School of Management Student, President of USF’sClub Manager’s Association of America Chapter, &Experienced Major Changer
  6. 6. Let‟s Hear From Our Panelists! What advice do you have for ourattendees? What programs or resourceswould you like to highlight for ourattendees? What has been your major andcareer exploration journey up tothis point?
  7. 7. Career Services Center Resources
  8. 8. What Can I Do With This Major?http://whatcanidowiththismajor.com/major
  9. 9. Use Internships to Try Out Potential Careers!
  10. 10. Possible Areas of Focus Within BusinessFunction•Accounting•Finance•Marketing•OBL / HR•IT / Logistics•Legal•Customer ServiceIndustry•Banking / FinancialServices•Consumer Products•Education•Energy / Utilities•Entertainment•Food / Agriculture•Government•Hospitality•Information & Media•Real Estate•Retail•Health Care / Medical•Sports / Recreation•Technology•Telecommunications•Transportation & LogisticsOrganization•For Profit or Non-Profit?•Small, Medium or Large?•International, National, Regional or Local?•Entrepreneurial orEstablished?•Formal or Informal?
  11. 11. School of Management Majors Accounting Business Administration Entrepreneurship & Innovation Finance Hospitality Industry Management International Business Marketing Organizational Behavior & Leadership (New for Fall „12!)
  12. 12. Alternative USF Programs to ConsiderAdvertising orCommunicationStudies MajorArt Managementor Design MajorInternationalStudies MajorEconomicsMajorComputerScience MajorEnvironmentalStudies orScience MajorExercise andSport ScienceMajorPsychology orSociology MajorMedia StudiesMajorGeneral BusinessMinororHospitalityManagementMinor
  13. 13. School of Management Students – U Need 2 Know!
  14. 14. Exploring Majors and Careers – Steps to SuccessMajor / Career Choice is a Journey, Not a Destination!Career-ExplorationMajor-ExplorationSelf-Exploration

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