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Choosing a Major Information

What Can I Do With My Major?
Great SU website that lists every major and minor at SU and gives examples of job titles, places of employment, skills, salary, employment links, links to academic departments, work activities, etc. This is a very informative site.

Outside the Box/Different Careers-Careers you may not think of.  Outside the box and little thought about majors and careers.  From SU Career Services

Mentor Network-(Log in to eRecruiting and then click on Mentors)
Gain great advice from alumni who have volunteered to talk to you about their major and how they chose it. You ask them. Click here for some examples of questions you may want to ask.

Books on Majors in SU's Career Services
Listing of specific career paths-over 100 for your use.

Checklist for SU's Majors and Minors
From our SU website. See what courses are required for each major.

2010-12 Graduate and Undergraduate Catalog
Choose from every academic area related to SU.

SU Career Center Library - After identifying a handful of occupations that appeal to you, visit the SU Career Center Library. You will find helpful, up-to-date materials on everything from Social Services to careers in Medical Technology!

High School vs. College - The value of a college education listed.

Mentor Network-Alumni from every major that have volunteered to discuss careers with SU students.

Salisbury University First Destination Survey - From this survey view what graduating students have done with their degree.

*All information below is external of the Career Services Office. 

Career Profiles-Great site that explores various career and provides information and salary data.  Also ranks careers.

Major to Careers-Has stories from graduates about their careers.  Good salary and occupation data.

Some Common Misperceptions About Choosing a Major
Great site from Penn State. to use site with great occupation information.

Salary Data - You want to be familiar with the salary range for your chosen profession and the increases you can expect as you move up the career ladder.

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