Career Center

Career Action Plan

Senior Checklist

Target and research employers of interest to you. Develop and implement a job search plan.

checkbox Share your checklist with your academic advisor.

checkbox Confirm that you have met all requirements for graduation with your advisor. Apply for graduation before the start of your final semester.

checkbox Use the Career Center’s resource library to identify employment opportunities, company literature and salary information.

checkbox Develop a list of at least 25 employers that you will research proactively and submit applications for employment.

checkbox Organize your job search early. Meet with a career counselor to develop a job search strategy.

checkbox Develop proficiency in writing targeted resumes and cover letters.

checkbox Have your resume critiqued at the Career Center.

checkbox Attend career development and job search workshops and participate in mock interviews.

checkbox Register for and participate in on-campus recruiting.

checkbox Review job listings on Hire@TU and the Internet.

checkbox Attend career fairs, make contact with employers and learn more about various career fields. Network with professionals and alumni in your field about your job search strategies and opportunities.

checkbox Ask for letters of recommendation (at least three).

checkbox Continue to meet with a career counselor regularly.

checkbox Attend a workshop on accepting a job offer, negotiating a salary, and transitioning to the world of work.

checkbox Focus on the position you want and go for it!

checkbox Let the Career Center know when you have accepted a job offer or graduate school admission invitation OR complete the Graduating Senior Survey.

Print the Senior Checklist (PDF).


The Career Center
7800 York Road Building, Suite 206 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Call to schedule an appointment.
Express Hours Fall and Spring Semester: Monday – Thursday, 1 - 4 p.m.
(No appointment needed for 15-minute consultation)

Phone: 410-704-2233
Fax: 410-704-3459


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