Career development is an ongoing process of self-discovery. Being intentional and thoughtful about the experiences you engage in, the skills you develop, and the professional connections you make play an important role in this process. Whether you are in the process of exploring career and major options, looking expand on your experiences to help build your skills and resume, or need help strategizing how to reach whatever your goals may be, the Career Development & Internship Center (CDIC) is here to support you on your self-discovery journey
Engage in the Assumption Community
Develop the career competencies employers are looking for and prepare yourself for success in life after graduation by joining extra-curricular activities, such as a student clubs/organizations or intramurals/club sports and participating in volunteer opportunities related to your career interests and passions.
With over 60 student clubs and organizations, you are bound to find organizations that align with your interests.
Begin to Think of Yourself as a Professional
Meet with CDIC staff to perfect your resume by beginning to remove high school experiences to make way for the experiences you have had thus far during your time at Assumption.
Complete your Handshake profile, update your preferences, and begin to explore the internships and companies available to you on the platform.
Explore the Career Communities under the Discover Your Passion tab. These communities are a way to connect students to featured classes, information, and resources in order to explore interests.
Build Your Network
Update or create your LinkedIn profile. Start building your network by connecting with Assumption Alumni to gain insight into areas of interest.
Conduct informational interviews and consider shadowing professionals who are working in your field of interest.
Attend career development events to help strengthen career competencies, build your network, and gain insight into various post graduate options available to you.
Happy summer vacation, Hounds!
Whether you’re working, travelling, interning, or just relaxing this summer, there is plenty you can be doing to set yourself up for a success future right now.
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