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Begin your college career by establishing your personal career plan. Review the checklist to determine what items you will complete during each year of your college experience. This is your plan of action - each opportunity you choose will allow you to build your experience and strengthen your resume for the job search.

Download a copy of the Four Year Career Plan

Year One - Explore

Year Two - Discover

Year Three - Connect

  • Seek a leadership position(s) with a student organization.
  • Gather information on summer learning opportunities like study abroad and community projects.
  • Start narrowing your career choices by speaking with faculty, family, friends, and peers.
  • Select elective courses and minors that will enhance your goals and help you develop new skills.
  • Secure an internship and keep track of your accomplishments. Talk to the Internship Coordinator to determine if the experience can be used for credit.
  • If attending graduate/professional school, start researching admission requirements and preparing for standardized tests (GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT, etc.)
  • Build practical experience through academic research and class projects.
  • Begin asking faculty and professional contacts for permission to use them as a professional reference.

Year Four - Achieve

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IU Southeast schedules Move-In Day for Aug. 18

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Career Development Center Events

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Walk-in Wednesday

August 31st, 2016

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Table Tuesday

September 6th, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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Walk-in Wednesday

September 7th, 2016

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Accounting and Finance Career Day

September 9th, 2016

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Table Tuesday

September 13th, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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Walk-in Wednesday

September 14th, 2016

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Table Tuesday

September 20th, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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Walk-in Wednesday

September 21st, 2016

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Table Tuesday

September 27th, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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Walk-in Wednesday

September 28th, 2016

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Table Tuesday

October 4th, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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Walk-in Wednesday

October 5th, 2016

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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