Deciding Your Career Direction Pursue Your Passion
Choosing a major is an important decision that can be overwhelming and intimidating at times. If you are not sure of your career path, you are not alone. Many students change their major in college.
Understand yourself • Conduct a self-analysis of your interests, values and skills. • Take an interest inventory. • Answer these questions: “Who am I? What are my goals?”
Explore options • Access career resources available online and in libraries. • Talk to alumni working in various career fields. • Attend career fairs and visit with employers. • Research employers and alumni on LinkedIn.
SDSM&T Career Guide