Explore Your Interests

Choosing a career path works best when you understand your own interests and skills, and what’s most important to you.

  • What are you curious about and take time to learn about independently?
  • How do you like to spend your free time?
  • What sorts of activities, including volunteering and paid employment, have you participated in?
  • What natural talents and skills do you most enjoy using?

This page contains information and resources that are designed to help you think more about how you are and potential career paths that may be a fit for you. Take time to think about who you are and what type of work would be meaningful and rewarding to you.

What Is Civil Rights Law?

Civil rights law is about fighting for people’s constitutional rights and against injustice for those who have faced discrimination. If you’re passionate about the law and working to protect the rights of your community, civil rights might be the right career path for you.

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Want to Excel as a Sales Newbie? This VP of Account Management Explains Why Self-Motivation Is Key

Breena Svetlic spent her college years studying marine biology, which inspired her post-graduation career plans. But as much as she loved exploring the mysteries and delights of the oceans, the pay was less than desirable. When a mentor suggested that …

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How to Decide Where to Apply for Graduate School

So, you’ve decided to apply to graduate school. A difficult decision most applicants face is trimming down the list of potential schools to the ones that are most right for you; those that align with your academic interests and career goals. It’s important to take into account both what the applicant is looking for from a graduate program as well as what the program offers.

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Uncertain About Your Career Path? This HR Leader Shares How She Found Her Perfect Match

From a young age, Charissa Wagner knew she had a knack for writing and working with people, but her career path wasn’t an obvious one.

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An Overview of the Different Roles in Product Management

What is a Product Manager?

Product managers (PM), as the name implies, are in control of a company’s product. This involves identifying customer needs and business objectives and creating a product and product strategy that will bring these two goals …

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Resources

GoinGlobal

GoinGlobal provides jobseekers of all nationalities with tools to fast track their career explorations both at home and abroad, featuring …

FOCUS® 2 CAREER

FOCUS® 2 CAREER is an easy-to-use online career self-assessment system that can help you explore your values, interests, personality, and …

Candid Career

Candid Career provides career planning and career information videos to help students learn about job options, industries and job search …

What Can I Do With This Major?

What Can I Do With This Major? features 100 major profiles with information on common career paths, types of employers …

Informational Interviews

PDF: An informational interview is an interview with someone currently working in a field of interest to you.

MassCIS

MassCIS helps you explore careers and offers career assessments among other information.

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