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SMU 4 x 2 Career Planner

First Year Fall

First Year Spring

Second Year Fall

Second Year Spring

• Meet with a Career Counselor & Explore majors/careers: Hughes-Trigg 200 • Complete the On-line Career Tutorial: Saddle Up • Career Interests Assessments: Myplan.com • Explore Courses and Majors with Advisors: Hybrid Appointments • Enroll in the HFCDC Career Course: EDU 2308 • Do well Academically – Keep your GPA Up: LEC

• Connect with Family, Friends, & Professionals in fields of interest: Networking • Attend Career Fairs and Career Center Events: Career Calendar • Join a Campus Organization: SAMSA • Create and Develop your Resume: Resume Kick Start • Apply for a Summer Internship in an Area of Interest: MustangTrak and UCAN • Volunteer, or Work part-time if not interning over the summer: LCI

• Meet with Career Counselor : V I P S and Relevant Experiences • Attend Career Fair and Career Center Events: Career Calendar • Research Career Fields and Majors to Careers online: Myplan.com • Talk with Professors, Advisors, Employers, etc: Informational interviews • Choose your College Major: Academic Advisors

• Meet with Career Counselor: Resume Update & Research Internships • Expand Knowledge of Related Career Opportunities: OOH • Apply for Summer Internships: MustangTrak and UCAN • Write a Cover Letter and Polish your Interviewing Skills: Cover Letter • Apply to become a Career Center Advocate: Leadership • Become a Leader of a Campus Organization: Soft Skills

Hegi Family Career Development Center

smu.edu/career

214-768-2266


SMU 4 x 2 Career Planner

Third Year Fall

Third Year Spring

Fourth Year Fall

Fourth Year Spring

• Meet with a Career Counselor: Build the Career Plan • Career Skills Assessment: Myplan.com • MustangTrak: Research Work Settings and Job Descriptions • Network with Employers and Recruiters: Speed Networking • Talk to interesting people (professors, advisors, etc): Informational interviews

• Meet with a Career Counselor: Internships and MustangTrak • Have a Professional Resume and Cover Letter prepared: Cover Letters • Research schools for Graduate Programs: Graduate School • Study for the GRE: SMU CAPE Center • Get to know your Professors even better: References • Study Abroad to Develop those needed Global Skills: Education Abroad

• Meet with Career Counselor: Define your Career Path • Attend Career Fair and Career Center Events: Career Calendar • Select a Career Path and Apply for the job: MustangTrak • Further Develop your Job Skills: Practice Interviews • Network more: Linked-In

• Meet with Career Counselor: New Employee Success Strategies • Attend Career Fair and Career Center Events: Career Calendar • Attend Company Information Sessions: MustangTrak • Apply and Interview for Jobs: Phone Interview • You can visit the Hegi Career Center as an Alumnus: FREE Career Assistance

Hegi Family Career Development Center

smu.edu/career

214-768-2266

Get Your Career in 4 Years  

The steps to take each semester while you are at SMU to choose your major and plan your career path.

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