Attend a GRAD Session. You should attend a GRAD session when you are within 3 semesters of graduating.
Supplement major courses with courses that teach important practical skills (oral and written communication skills, leadership, computer, etc.).
Participate in the National Student Exchange or Study Abroad Program.
Research graduate or professional schools, if appropriate.
Explore and consider research opportunities – after all, you are at a research institution. Plan for participation in a summer research program or register for Directed Reading/Researchcredits.
Interact with faculty and students in your major/field of studies. Find a faculty mentor.
Continue to maintain a solid academic record, one that represents academic rigor with a strong GPA.
Register with Manoa Career Center services. Attend workshops on resume writing, interviewing and job search strategies if you have not done so.
Attend internship fairs sponsored by the Manoa Career Center.
Begin networking with professionals in your field through information interviews, professional memberships, or campus/major involvement.
Continue seeking career-related employment activities
Continue developing your transferable skills
Participate in a cooperative education or internship experience.
Begin researching and planning for a independent research, practicum or field, or summer research/internship experience.
Share your wisdom. Consider being a peer mentor for the Access to College Excellence (ACE), New Student Orientation (NSO) programs, or the Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center (PAC). Be a volunteer representative for your department at the Major Connections Fair.
Remain involved on-campus. Join a registered independent organization or chartered student organization.
Remain involved off-campus. Join a local or professional association related to your major/career interest.
Continue working at a part-time job to build leadership, communication and office skills.
Develop your leadership skills by participating in the leadership development activities.
Reflection / Notes:
Can you identify how courses you’ve selected this semester advance you towards meeting your educational and career goals?
What supplemental experience(s) have you chosen?
What further exploration do you need to engage in?
What do you need to do NOW for LATER?