Define Yourself

  • Visit the Career Office, meet with a Career Counselor; get familiar with the services we offer
  • Get to know faculty, staff and counselors – establish a mentor
  • Explore major choices – talk with other students, faculty & friends to discuss career choices
  • Utilize assessment tools to identify & explore your interests, abilities and work values – this can help you choose a major
  • Explore career ideas through Informational Interviews
  • Get involved in campus and community activities and clubs, join at least one student organization
  • Practice speaking up in class, become a leader in discussions
  • Develop a strong GPA and begin developing your resume
  • Build experience – do volunteer work or apply for summer jobs – complete a job shadow with a local business or organization
Not sure which major at Plymouth State is right for you? The College of University Studies is a great first stop in the major and career decision making process.
Want to explore various career options? FOCUS 2, a career exploration and planning program is available to you.  Email for the Access Code. Take the assessment tools to determine your interests, skills, and values and how they relate to careers, occupations, and graduate school.


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8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Garden Level of Mary Lyon Hall
(603) 535-2336

James Kuras
Career Services Manager

Peter Laufenberg
Internship Manager

Krystal Bunnell
Career Services Graduate Assistant

Kelsey Donnelly
Program Support Specialist