Career Exploration Experience

Testimonials from Employers and Students

The Career Exploration Experience (CEE) is offered through the Office of Career Education and provides students the opportunity to job shadow or conduct informational interviews with professionals in careers of interest.

Career Exploration Experience (CEE) Program Learning Outcomes:

By participating in the Career Exploration Experience workshop and the job shadow and/or informational interview, students will be able to:

  • Gain realistic perceptions of prospective majors and career fields through an examination of various career resources and influences.
  • Identify appropriate activities that can advance their path to career development.
  • Engage professionally through career development practices as evaluated by employer feedback.
  • Students will learn to engage professionally through career development practices as evaluated by employer feedback.

CEE Participation Requirements for Students:

  • Attend the Professional Etiquette and Competency workshop.
  • Develop an approved set of questions for employers.
  • Submit an approved resume through the Office of Career Education.
  • Students must provide their own transportation.
  • Track attendance and complete the CEE assessment of your experience on Handshake.

FALL 2020 & Spring 2021 CEE UPDATE:

To meet the current needs of students and employers, CEE is available virtually. Students will have access to various career exploration opportunities including “30-Minute Reels”, a recorded informational series from experts in numerous career paths, virtual employer panels, and live employer discussions.

Required Workshop will be hosted on the following dates:

  • February 16th from 3:00-4:00
  • February 23rd from 1:00-2:00
  • March 1st from 1:00-2:00
  • March 3rd from 1:00-2:00
  • March 4th from 11:00-12:00
  • March 5th from 11:00-12:00

All workshops will be held virtually on Microsoft Teams.

CEE Workbook

The Spring 2021 deadline for completing workshops is March 5th.
Students can RSVP to any of the workshop dates from the Office of Career Education page in Herdlink.

International Student Disclaimer: The Office of Career Education strives to provide services to students of all types. If you are an international student, please note that you are responsible for ensuring that your participation in these experiences is in compliance with permissions of your status. The Office of Career Education is not responsible for any violations of status due to participation in programs.

Job Shadowing Disclaimer

Career Education COVID-19 Update

The global COVID-19 pandemic is impacting all facets of our lives. The rapid spread of this virus has caused communities worldwide to reinvent how we interact socially and maintain the communities in which we live and work.

Students: The Office of Career Education staff are available via email and video for online appointments and related services.

Employers: We realize that COVID-19 is impacting participation in campus recruitment events and workforce planning. Learn about ways to stay connected with the Office of Career Education.