Student's Four Year Career Plan

Freshman Year:

  •  Discuss career plans with a staff member in the Student Career Services Office
    • Career Assessment (personality, skills, interests, values)
    • Decisions about majors and minors
    •  Discussion about career opportunities related to majors/minors
  • Develop a resume with the assistance of the Career Services staff.
  • Check in the Career Services for future job opportunities/job referrals
  • Check on job opportunities to begin building valuable experience that will help to prepare you for your required internship and ultimate career

Sophomore Year:

  •  Declare a major by end of year, if undecided, set up an appointment with a staff member in the Career Services Office
  •  Meet with a member of the Career Services Office to discuss your internship possibilities
    • Provide the office with a resume
    • Complete a portion of the internship application
  • Seek part-time, and summer jobs, or volunteer opportunities that relate to your major/career choice
  • Attend career fairs, career emphasis programs and activities, guest speakers that relate to your career or internship opportunities

Junior Year:

  • Meet with a member of the Career Services Office to start the internship site search process
  • Prepare or update a job winning resume with the assistance of the Career Services Staff.
  • Meet with a Career Services staff member to develop your job search skills (how to write cover letters, how to handle the interview process, etc.)

Senior Year:

  •  Check-in with the Career Services Office to receive assistance in finding job opportunities that match your career interests
  • Teacher candidates should complete their credential file and submit it to Student Career Services if they would like Career Services to send it out for them.
  • Attend any and all career/job fairs that are available
  • Plan to spend a minimum of two hours a week on your job search. Check the employment opportunities listing in the Career Services Office or on the Cornerstone Career Services Web site (www.cornerstone.edu, Offices, Career Services, Job Postings)

Current Students/Alumni