How to Assist Your Student

Encourage Exploration

Encourage your student to sign-up for different courses that may be of interest to them.  Your student must develop his/her own career direction based on his/her individual interests, skills and values.

Support involvement in Student Organizations, Clubs and Sports

Opportunities to develop leadership ability, teamwork techniques, time management practices, and other career-related skills will help your student prepare for the real world.

Promote Summer Internships and/or Cooperative Education

It is critical for students to have work experience before they graduate. Many employers use these programs to fill full-time openings.

Recommend Visits to the Career Development Center

Encourage your student to stop by the CDC and set-up an appointment with a staff member to assist with their career planning.

Discussion Topics:

Parents of First Year Students

Parents of Sophomores

Parents of Juniors

Parents of Seniors

Parents of Graduate Students

 

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