Career Exploration - Discovering the Possibilities

Below are listed some of the many opportunities at LeTourneau University for exploring career possibilities.

  • Visit the Career Services Office. Counselors and staff are available to help you navigate the resources available and coach you through the process.
  • Attend the campus Career Fairs. Gaining exposure to companies, meeting and networking with alumni, discovering internship and coop opportunities, and researching potential jobs in your major are all valuable outcomes of participating in a campus career fair.
  • Get involved with clubs and organizations. Activities on campus help you develop skills such as leadership, teamwork, and communication. These are valuable skills in the work place, and skills which employers look for when interviewing candidates.
  • Check out the Upcoming Events page on the Career Services website and attend the seminars listed there. They will feature guest lectures in a wide variety of areas speaking on topics related to careers, the world of work, professionalism, and job searching. The more you are exposed to, the more you'll be able to narrow your interests.
  • Talk to faculty and advisors. Discussing your interests with advisors will likely result in referrals to relevant resources, so don't be afraid to talk about your goals with those in a position to give advice.
  • Find a mentor. Mentors can help you learn about career options, connect you with professionals and give you practical career-related advice.
  • Utilize the Achievement Center . Peruse the Career Exploration section.
  • Attend career panels. When Career Services, student clubs, or faculty members are hosting panel discussions related to careers, attend those of interest.
  • Network with professionals. When professionals are on campus for career fairs, faculty sponsored classroom presentations, presentations to student clubs, or other types of events, introduce yourself, request their business card, and get to know them. This is a great way to gain first hand information about a career and the skills necessary for it.