Career Center

Major and Career Exploration

The career exploration process really begins during your first and second year of college with individualized assistance provided by Center for Career Development and your academic advisor. The first step, self-exploration, is a very important step that should not be rushed through and/or overlooked. The following information will help you begin your exploration process.

  • Do What You Are
    Do What You Are is an on-line assessment tool designed to help you identify strengths and explore major and career options that fit your personal profile. The assessment is available to all first through senior year students and alumni.

  • "What Can I Do With a Major In..."
    "What Can I Do With a Major In..." will help you connect majors with career opportunities; it also contains links to additional websites to help you learn about the wide range of opportunities available to you.

  • Life Long Guide to Career Development
    Center for Career Development has developed a guide to help you understand and navigate the bends your career path may take while in college and after graduation. You may use this tool in your planning process.

  • Career Decision-Making Process
    Taking an active role in your career-decision making process will help you achieve your major/career specific goals. Click here to learn more.

  • The Major Discovery Program
    A faculty-led initiative, this program is for undeclared students to receive resources and expertise to assist them in 'discovering' an academic path at the University of Evansville. In an ever-changing world, entering UE as an undeclared major is not only a wonderful opportunity, it is a great idea!

  • CareersInPsychology.org
    Explore careers in psychology. Search through our database of careers, learn what to look for in a high quality psychology school and much more.

  • Is There an Engineer In You: A Comprehensive Guide to Career Decisions in Engineering
    By Celeste Baine

  • The Liberal Arts, Your College Major, and Your Future Career(s): Myths & Realities
    By Joe Cuseo, Marymount College

  • How About a Minor?
    After selecting your major, you will also want to explore your minor possibilities. Minors can be a very important value-added piece to any academic program.

  • iBASE
    This program is "designed to provide arts and science students with educational and hands-on business experiences that will improve their marketability and career success." Learn more about the benefits, requirements and how to participate.

  • Informational Interviewing
    Informational interviewing is the process of talking with professionals to investigate and gain insight into a specific career field, obtain advice on where you might fit in, and broaden your network of contacts for future reference.