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Career Services

Feeling unsure about what major to choose? Are you wondering where you might like to work or study after you graduate? The Seaver College Career Center can help you with these challenging decisions. Your first year is the best time to begin to explore career options and academic programs that fit you best. 

We emphasize four areas of career development - Exploration, Experience, Equipping, and Employment/Education.

Take advantage of our full range of services below:


  • Individual career coaching by industry areas
  • Major selection and identifying various career pathways
  • Career assessments: Myers-Briggs & Strong Interest Inventory
  • Job shadowing

Experience building

  • On-campus, internship, part-time and full-time jobs
  • Interview prep and mock interviews
  • Employer access via career fairs and networking events
  • Access to mentors and experiential learning programs



  • Individual internship and job-search strategy support
  • Direct access to alumni mentors through PeppConnect
  • Employer information sessions and interviews
  • Graduate & Professional School Preparation
  • Company tours or "treks" with local and regional employers

First-Year Career Planning Checklist

Just as most students need a four-year academic plan, you also need a four-year career plan. Even if you have a focused career path, you can benefit from an appointment with a career counselor to help you plan your next steps. Don't delay—review the checklist below and make an appointment with the Career Center today!

  1. EXPLORE your career options: schedule an appointment at the Career Center.
  2. Evaluate your INTERESTS, personality, skills and values through assessments. 
  3. Build a strong RESUME and have it reviewed at the Career Center.
  4. APPLY for International Programs, the Washington D.C. Internship Program and other student employment and internship opportunities. 
  5. Participate in a JOB SHADOW in our Job Shadow Program
  6. Get a SUMMER JOB or INTERNSHIP in your field of interest. 
  7. Participate in a VOLUNTEER activity or service learning project.
  8. Join at least one CLUB or ORGANIZATION related to your career interests.
  9. Attend Career Center EVENTS and programs to build your NETWORK.