Set Yourself Up for Success this Summer!

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a month since the semester ended! Whether you’re working, travelling, interning, or just relaxing this summer, there is plenty you can be doing to set yourself up for success right now. No matter your year in school, it is never too early to work toward your goals! Here are just a few steps you can take.

Rising Sophomores and Juniors

  • Start your resume draft and upload it to Career Connection for review
  • Take the MyNextMove survey and explore O*Net OnLineĀ to identify career options that match your interests
  • Explore companies in your area that match your interests
  • Explore fall and spring internships posted on the job boards in Career Connection
  • Conduct informational interviews with people working in your areas of interest
  • Shadow a family member/friend at their job
  • Build LinkedIn account

Rising Seniors

  • Update your resume and upload it to Career Connection for review
  • Build a cover letter draft
  • Explore fall and spring internships posted on the job boards in Career Connection
  • Conduct informational interviews with people working in your areas of interest
  • Shadow a family member/friend at their job
  • Consider your graduate school or post-graduate service options
  • Strengthen LinkedIn account by adding any internship experiences
  • Reach out to alumni working in your field of interest

Grads

Don’t forget, the CDIC is open through the summer to support you in your job/internship searches and career exploration. We’re open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and are available for in-person, Skype, and phone meetings. Call us at 508-767-7227 or email us at careerdevelopment@assumption.edu to schedule an appointment!

By Beth Teague
Beth Teague Graduate Assistant