You can help your student prepare for the future by understanding that career planning is an evolving process, which should begin developing during freshman year and continue through senior year and beyond. Encouraging students to actively participate in that process, will facilitate a more successful transition from college to the world of work. View the career planning tips below to help support your student in progressing towards success!
Career Planning Resources:
CDC Services - what we offer students to help them with all phases of career planning
REACH – a CDC sponsored program for undeclared or uncertain freshmen and sophomores. It includes a one credit Campus to Career course with a step by step approach to college major and career decision making.
4 Year College to Career Timeline - a developmental guide to career planning
"How to Choose a College Major" - a step by step tutorial that will help your student make more effective major decisions
Parent Articles on Career Planning:
A Career Planning Course for Parents
Ten Tips for Parents of Prospective College Students
A Parents' Guide to Career Development
Top Ten Career Strategies for Freshmen and Sophomores
Current Job Market Information:
Job Outlook for 2013