Freshman Checklist

  • Take FOCUS2 to develop a better understanding of your skills, interests, values, and personality in relation to your potential career field
  • Set a goal to achieve a 3.0 each semester your first year
  • Evaluate what you are learning in your classes, what skills you are developing and what classes you enjoy the most
  • Connect with professors and advisors
  • Explore organizations on campus
  • Examine your extracurricular activities. Think about why you enjoy particular hobbies, volunteer work, or sports. Get Connected with the Career Service Center
  • Visit the Student Resource Center on campus or make a first visit to Career Services to discuss majors
  • Create a first draft resume and upload to JobTrax
  • Attend Fall and Spring Career Expos to research careers
  • Check out the Career Center and familiarize yourself with Career programs, events, and services that are available to you
  • Contact the Student Resource Center at 304-696-5810