Declare your major and explore related academic opportunities such as required courses, electives and professional clubs.
Choose and declare a major and plan your curriculum with the assistance of an
Identify a major advisor and visit that advisor each semester.
Share your checklist with your academic advisor.
Explore the academic and practical requirements for entering the profession of your choice.
Use the career resource library or Internet resources to research career fields and occupations.
Explore professional clubs, organizations and activities that will enhance your career.
Investigate non-credit internships through the Career Center or check with your academic department.
Explore volunteer/community service activities.
Meet with a career counselor to discuss your skills, values and interests; relate these to your choice of major and career plans.
Establish relationships with faculty members, administrators and career counselors.
Develop a career plan.
Attend career information seminars and employer presentations.
Write a resume and discuss it with a career counselor or advisor.
Obtain a summer job or internship related to your interests.
Become involved in student organizations, volunteer work and/or part-time employment to develop new skills and interests.
Join an on-campus, pre-professional organization.
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: Monday – Thursday, 1 - 3 p.m. (No appointment needed for 15-minute consultation)
Use the Career Mentor Database to find a career mentor in your major.
Directions & Parking
Closings & News
Sign up now
Connect with Towson University