Your sophomore year is the time to start narrowing down some of your interests and explore career and internship opportunities. Taking on leadership roles on campus, participating in an early internship, or getting involved in research on campus are examples of productive activities in your sophomore year.

If you have not yet declared your major, working with your Academic Advisor this year to select a major is a important step in your career development. If you are still unsure of a major, consider meeting with your Career Advisor to explore majors.

Now is the time to use tools such Labor Insights or the O*Net to explore different occupations. Make time to meet with your Career Advisor to discuss career exploration including early internships in various career fields.

Employers regularly site leadership on-campus as an area they look for when recruiting new grads. If you are currently a member of a club on-campus, considering seeking a leadership role this year. Also consider the many academic clubs at Emmanuel that help students develop professional skills.

Sophomore year is a great time to work with your career advisor on early internships, career exploration, and resumes.