Engage in your profession
As your senior year approaches, the hopes and expectations for life after graduation run high. This is the time to both review academic achievements, and engage in applying the skill sets you’ve developed in the industry you are most interested in. Skills that continue to be the most valued by employers include oral/written skills, technical skills including MS Excel, leadership and management skills and passion for your profession and success.
See Also: Academic Roadmap for Seniors
Manage outcomes of career plan to determine desired post-graduation destination
Refine personal brand through reflection and feedback
Develop network further by joining professional associations
Obtain professional experience aligned with career goals
Profession employment is defined as a position that provides the student will challenge and opportunity to meet their future goals.
Take-Away: With hard work and some luck, students will find a first professional position that meets their expectations.
How: There are many mechanisms to developing an effective search strategy. Students could attend workshop sessions on effective practices for developing and using key job search skills. Students are encouraged to fully utilize all campus career management resources in seeking an internship.
Resources to help to obtain an internship attend business-related events, information sessions, and career fairs held throughout the year at the Argyros School and Chapman University as a whole. See Links below:
Complete Argyros School First Destination Survey
A first destination survey is used by the Argyros School in tracking the success of its graduates. Business school rankings are determined by a number of factors including the satisfaction of graduates and success in placement.
Take-Away: Student will assist the Argyros School in enhancing its reputation and thereby enhancing the value of their degree.
How: Complete the First Destination survey when sent from the Undergraduate Business Career Center via email.
Senior Summer following Graduation: Congratulations! Update information on Argyros School First Destination Survey