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
Choose from every academic area related to 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!
School vs. College
- The value of a college education listed.
Network-Alumni from every major that have volunteered
to discuss careers with SU students.
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.
Profiles-Great site that explores various career and provides
information and salary data. Also ranks careers.
Some Common Misperceptions About Choosing a Major
Great site from Penn State.
Braintrack.com-Easy to use site with great occupation
- 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.