Career and Professional Development
How to Achieve Career Success After Graduation
Presenters: Career and Professional Dev...
Key Points
• Visit Career and Professional Development in year one;
don’t wait until senior year
• You need more than a de...
Presenters
• Moderator: Emily Salazar, Career Counselor
Career and Professional Development
emilys@stedwards.edu
• Panelis...
Major and Career Myths
• #1 There is one perfect career for me (No)
• #2 Choosing a major means deciding what I’ll do the ...
Career/Professional
Development Services Overview
• Career Counseling appointments
• Career workshops, job/internship fair...
Thank you
St. Edward’s University
Thank you.
St. Edward’s University
Thank you.
St. Edward’s University
Thank you.
St. Edw...
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2014 ppt for welcome page on our website

  1. 1. Career and Professional Development How to Achieve Career Success After Graduation Presenters: Career and Professional Development moderator and St. Edward’s University Alumni/Student Panelists
  2. 2. Key Points • Visit Career and Professional Development in year one; don’t wait until senior year • You need more than a degree and GPA on a resume; i.e. you need more than 2 lines • Map Your Future: Internships and extracurricular activities attract top employers and graduate/professional schools • More information available on our website.
  3. 3. Presenters • Moderator: Emily Salazar, Career Counselor Career and Professional Development emilys@stedwards.edu • Panelists: Stephanie Keinz, Global Studies stephanie.keinz@gmail.com Daniel Lafuente, Computer Science lafuente.a.daniel@gmail.com Kelli O’Donnell, English Writing/Rhetoric kodonnell@glgroup.com Karissa Eudy Devore, Eng. Language Arts/Reading karissaeudy@gmail.com
  4. 4. Major and Career Myths • #1 There is one perfect career for me (No) • #2 Choosing a major means deciding what I’ll do the rest of my life (No) • #3 People with humanities or liberal arts majors have trouble finding jobs because they don't have any marketable skills (No, they have valuable skills) • #4 Major = my future career (Major does NOT = career) • #5 Most college freshmen have a major & career figured out 50% of freshmen are undecided about major or career; 70% of college students change majors at least once
  5. 5. Career/Professional Development Services Overview • Career Counseling appointments • Career workshops, job/internship fairs, employer panels • Graduate/Professional school planning • Major and career assessments • Career Planning and Management class, CPAM1110/01 • Social media connections • Career Spots videos and Interview Stream • Hilltop Careers job and internship database • Networking opportunities • Career planning and guidance: Map Your Future program • Extensive career topic information on website
  6. 6. Thank you St. Edward’s University Thank you. St. Edward’s University Thank you. St. Edward’s University Thank you. St. Edward’s University Thank you. St. Edward’s University Students, visit the Career and Professional Development table tomorrow at the Moody Hall Open House. Giving away blue and gold (blueberry and lemon/banana) CAREER FORTUNE COOKIES.

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