Are you looking to work on Initial career exploration with your student? If they are a bit confused encourage them to seek out “Choices” as an assessment tool located on cluster computers. They can bring in a printout of their work to date for a discussion with you.
Career Discovery Courses
A student may benefit from taking one of the Career Discovery Courses. These include Career Exploration (BUDI 2650), Career Development (BU 3720), and Professional Employment (BU 4650). They cover a variety of career topics and are sequenced in a way to help as the students progress through their program and time here at PSU. They are 3-credit classes and do meet college core requirements such as Wellness Concepts. Instructors in those courses will guide students through numerous self-exploration activities to help them get a better idea about majors and careers that would be a good fit for their personality and goals. Regardless of program and major, these courses help students move forward in their career thinking and at anytime, you’ll find, Chemistry, English Education, Marketing or Art History students in the class.
If you feel a student would benefit from these objectives, check out course descriptions for more information. Recommend any interested student to add Career Exploration, Career Development or Professional Employment to their schedule!