By 90 Credits

Third Year/90 credits

By the end of the third year, you should have a job offer or admittance to graduate school, by

3.1 Being actively engaged in a personal network
3.2 Creating Job Search Plan or Graduate School Plan

What You Can Do

Graduation: Students need to meet with their academic advisors in order to apply for graduation. Students should apply approximately 9 months prior to graduation.  

Job Search: Create your job search plan.  Get a mentor or work with a Career Services manager.  Your job search should begin at the same time as your gradation application (9 months prior to graduation). Career Services offers a Job Search workshop for groups.

Networking: Identify individuals who can help you make professional connections. This can be people you know, people in your industry (professional associations), or other professional networks.
Career Connect: These are networking excursion to a various U.S. and international citions.  Career Services arranges a series of information sessionts, tours, and meetings with various companies.  You get the opportunity to connect with employers, alumni, and industry professionals. Learn how to prepare and apply for internships and job opportunities, and gain insight into current market conditions. For juniors and seniors. You pay a participation fee your meals and we'll cover the rest!

Industry/Company information: Start researching industries and specific companies in the geographic area in which you plan to live. GOING GLOBAL

Professional Mentoring: Get connected with a professional mentor in their field.  Alumni Services will help connect you with a mentor in your professional industry and possibly from your home area. See Alumni Services for details on the mentoring program.

Graduate School: Career Services provides advising for students planning to attend graduate school.  To be worth your time and money, you should be able to articulate a defined career outcome as a result of the degree you will seek (i.e., earn a CPA, be a licensed social worker).  Having work experience first is highly recommended for most programs. Prayerfully consider your career options. Experience and developed skills are what what employers seek.