Career Center

Career Action Plan

Sophomore Checklist

Declare your major and explore related academic opportunities such as required courses, electives and professional clubs.

checkbox Choose and declare a major and plan your curriculum with the assistance of an
academic advisor

checkbox Identify a major advisor and visit that advisor each semester.

checkbox Share your checklist with your academic advisor.

checkbox Explore the academic and practical requirements for entering the profession of your choice.

checkbox Use the career resource library or Internet resources to research career fields and occupations.

checkbox Explore professional clubs, organizations and activities that will enhance your career.

checkbox Investigate non-credit internships through the Career Center or check with your academic department.

checkbox Explore volunteer/community service activities.

checkbox Meet with a career counselor to discuss your skills, values and interests; relate these to your choice of major and career plans.

checkbox Establish relationships with faculty members, administrators and career counselors.

checkbox Develop a career plan.

checkbox Attend career information seminars and employer presentations.

checkbox Write a resume and discuss it with a career counselor or advisor.

checkbox Obtain a summer job or internship related to your interests.

checkbox Become involved in student organizations, volunteer work and/or part-time employment to develop new skills and interests.

checkbox Join an on-campus, pre-professional organization.

checkbox Attend general campus events outside of your own organizations and develop networking skills.

Print the Sophomore 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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