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Career Planning Course for Parents

Choosing a career is a process students (and adults!) need to go through--and students go through the stages of this process at different rates of speed. The steps include:

1. Assessing skills, interests, and abilities
(this is an important first step to choosing an appropriate career)
2. Exploring majors and career options;
3. Experimenting with possible career options; and
4. Organizing and conducting a job or graduate school search.
You can assist and support your students in each of these stages. But what can-or should-you do?

You can assist and support your students in each of these stages. But what can-or should-you do?

Careers 101 - For Parents of First Year College Students
Careers 201 - For Parents of Second Year College Students

Careers 301 - For Parents of the "Mid-Career" Student

Careers 401 - For Parents of Graduating Seniors

 

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