Supporting Your Student’s Career Exploration

College is a time of exploration, and that includes major and career options. A good place for any undergraduate student to start is with the Career Exploration Center (CEC). CEC career advisors support students who are undecided about their career and/or academic goals.

Majors don’t always determine a career and your student’s interests may shift over time, which is why meeting with a CEC career advisor can help provide clarity and direction. They can help answer questions like: How do I know if a major is a good fit for me? How do I choose classes if I am not sure of my major? I have some career ideas, but how do I pick a major to achieve them?

Here are three common misconceptions that may be on you or your students’ minds around choosing a career path…

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