If you are challenged with choosing a major, we encourage you to visit George Bagel in the Office of Career Services to discuss your particular situation. Everyone is different and has different values, personalities and interests. In the mean time, you may want to check out this website.
The Office of Career Services is located in Owens Student Center on the first floor. Please feel free to drop in and talk with Michelle McGowan the campus career advisor.
Career Services Library
Our Career Library has a wide selection of resources. Books are available on resume writing, interviewing, creating portfolios, using the Internet as a job search tool, and general job search advice.
Selected Books from the Career Library:
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- How To Choose The Right Career
- College Majors And Careers
- What Color Is Your Parachute?
- Finding Your Purpose
- Majoring In The Rest Of Your Life
- Do What You Are
- How To Write A Resume
- Dynamite Cover Letters
- Designing Creative Portfolios
- The Guide to Internet Job Searching
- High Impact Resumes and Letters
Choosing a Major
Assessments: Are you not sure what you want to do with your life? Do you want to clarify your skills, abilities and interests? Make an appointment with career services to take the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory and Holland’s Self-Directed Search. The results will be analyzed and explained to help you in deciding your major.
Career Library: Our career library houses a wide variety of resources which will provide you with additional information about various occupations and careers. For example, The Occupational Outlook Handbook will tell you the nature of the work, working conditions, the training and qualifications you need, and the job outlook and earnings for over 200 occupations.
Still not sure? Call us (extension 6265) or send email to the our office