• Schedule an appointment with an MACC Career Counselor to:
    • Take the Interest Inventory Assessment, Focus Assessment, or the MACC Self- Directed Search (SDS) Assessment.
  • Create or update your resume.
  • If interested in medical school or the health field, consult with an MACC  “Doctors Is In” professional.
  • Always discuss your options with your Academic Success Program Counselor.
  • Discuss possible career options with faculty who teach courses that you enjoy.
  • Create a LinkedIn profile
  • Apply for relevant on and off campus opportunities, focus on summer internships by September.
  • Shadow a professional in a potential career field or find a mentor.
  • Search for Job Shadowing volunteer opportunities that fit your interest.
  • Get to know your professors well; they are critical to your success.
    • They can also provide a letter of recommendation and identify potential undergraduate research opportunities.
  • Schedule a meeting with your college Academic Advisor to consider selecting a major that best describes your interest.
  • Attend career workshops and networking events.

 

  • Learn how to search for internships in the Handshake portal and through other college sites.
  • Focus on summer internships by November.
  • Research an appropriate graduate school, if applicable.
    • Research institutions that offer graduate programs of interest and request application materials and review submittal deadlines.
  • Attend a social media workshop. This workshop will teach you how to use social media to your advantage and GROW your professional network.
  • Attend campus wide career fairs and networking events.
  • Begin to build your professional wardrobe.
  • Develop and practice your 30 or 60 second elevator pitch
  • Prepare and develop your personal brand
  • Prepare an exit plan for life after sports.
  • Attend multiple workshops, seminars, and networking events offered by the MACC office, campus Career Center, or your college to strengthen your job searching skills.
  • Apply to 10+ full-time job opportunities; don’t limit yourself to a single company or position in your job search.
  • If considering graduate school, consult with your faculty advisor, academic advisor, and/or the MACC office to discuss the next steps.
  • Join a professional association in your career field.
  • Attend events or conferences.