Instructions: Complete the career and professional development activities of the Explore, Prepare, Connect Plan detailed below. These activities will assist you to make major and career choices as well as prepare you for the transition to graduate school or job market. For additional information on upcoming programs and events, please activate your HireACane account by visiting www.HireACane.com
Assess your strengths, interests, and abilities
Exploration is key to further enhance personal and professional development skills. At this phase, assess your strengths, interests, and abilities in preparation to identify a major, a career pathway, and to expand self-awareness. Participate in these activities to develop these key areas.
To determine your next step, remember preparation is key. Take a moment to create a plan of action to guide your direction. Conduct research, practice interviews, and participate in experiential education opportunities.
Build meaningful relationships and develop your digital footprint
Building meaningful relationships with your peers, UM alumni and employers is extremely important. Do not forget about your digital footprint, this may precede you. What is your online presence saying about you? Utilize the suggestions below to grow and enhance your professional network.