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.

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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Tips from 21 experts about how to network in their industries

It’s more than just exchanging business cards or connecting on social media platforms; it’s about forging meaningful relationships that can open doors to opportunities that often are not advertised. Think of networking as a two-way street, where you gain insights and advice from experienced professionals and get the chance to make a lasting impression that could lead to job referrals.

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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What Is Front-End Engineering?

Front-end engineering focuses on software that clients, customers, and users see and interact with. This part of engineering focuses on the user experience and interface, including how fast a site loads, how easy it is to navigate, and whether it’s visually appealing.

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7 In-Demand Green Skills Right Now

Every major change in the world impacts the labor market, and climate change is no exception. As environmental crises escalate and new challenges emerge—like meeting the 2030 emission reduction target—companies are pushed to invest in sustainable practices. To navigate …

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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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