Whether you’re still deciding on a major or have already chosen a career path, college is the time to explore your options. The Berry Career Institute offers a multi-faceted approach to helping you discover the career that’s right for you. Through career exploration tools, resources, and networking you’ll discover your passions, motivations, and unique traits that put you on a path toward specific careers.
Here are just a few additional tools that might help. You can download our Career Exploration Action Plan to make the most of these resources to further your career goals!
Discovering your passions doesn't happen overnight. Take time to identify your interests and your options to put them to work after graduation.
- Take TypeFocus and meet with a career coach to identify and explore possible career matches. Create a username and password and use the code G474GG74 to access Cornell's paid subscription.
- Explore campus organizations and see what interests you
- Check out Candid Career for hundreds of videos to help you explore job titles, majors, and interview questions
- Look at What Can I Do With This Major? to learn more about typical career areas and types
- Arrange a job shadow through your Career Coach
- Use our handy Career Exploration Action Plan to help organize the work you are doing to prepare for your future
Starting your path to your future doesn't have to be daunting. We'll help you take the plunge.
- Declare a major (or two)
- Begin crafting your resume that is tailored to suit your goals
- Be a leader: on a service trip, in a campus group, or on an athletic team
- See the world by studying abroad to gain a global perspective
- Try out a self-paced "virtual internship" with Forage (formerly InsideSherpa) for a low-risk entry into experiential learning
Time to head out into the world and make your dreams a reality.