The first step in creating your career plans is to know yourself. Choosing a career is not just about finding a job, but finding a field in which you are comfortable. This involves an area in which you are using your best personality traits and skills while fulfilling your values and interests.
Career Exploration Center resources that may be helpful to you in this step include:
The next step in career planning involves gaining information about various occupations. Many of the resources in the Career Exploration Center allow students to research careers that they have identified as potential matches. Students may choose to investigate careers suggested by our various assessments as well as explore career options they may already be considering.
Some of the resources available in the Career Exploration Center, which may be useful, include:
Career Exploration Center Library
If you are hoping to assist your student in the career development process, we recommend discussing this information with him/her. Afterwards you may encourage your student to contact us for more information or to set-up an appointment.
Career Exploration Center Staff:
Graduate Assistants: Erin Meulenberg and Michael Morun
2nd Floor D.P. Culp Center
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Phone Number: 423-439-8651
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Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30