Explore the career information (pdf) list of websites compiled by Academic and Career Advising.
Visit O*Net OnLine to get specific information on career paths from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Join a student club or organization that is related to your area(s) of interest or major.
Attend the Exploring Majors Fair each fall at the Sugar Grove and Aurora Downtown Campuses. It's a chance to browse all of your options and gather info from faculty and staff in a quick, convenient way!
Attend College Night to ask questions and get information about options for majors at four-year schools.
Take COL 131 - Strategies for Career Exploration. This 1-credit class counts as a Social Awareness/Personal Growth credit or an elective credit.
Use your first year to take some general education requirements. You’ll be moving toward a degree and may find an area you want to explore further.
Pursue paid and unpaid work experiences and internships that are related to your area(s) of interest. Seeing what a career requires on a day-to-day basis can help direct your decision about it. If you've decided on a career, you may be able to work in that field AND get your tuition paid with an apprenticeship.