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Department of Economics Internal Transfer Sessions

Do you have an interest in finance? Enjoy exploring the particulars of wealth creation? You may want to consider a major in economics. The Department of Economics will be holding several informational sessions over the course of the spring semester for students considering internal transfer. See the attached flyer for[...]

Earn a Certificate in Pre-Health Professions

Enjoy taking care of others? Have a passion for medicine? Consider enrolling in the pre-health professions certificate program. The College of Natural Sciences will be holding informational sessions on January 23rd and March 7th for students interested in obtaining a certificate in pre-health professions. See the below flyer for more[...]

Make a difference with the College of Education

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children and youth? Currently enrolled in a degree program but still have an interest in teaching English or social studies at the secondary level? You may want to consider obtaining a degree in Applied Learning and Development (ALD) or[...]

Major in Environmental Science

Are you passionate about wildlife and conservation? Want to make a positive impact on the environment? You may want to pursue a major in environmental science. The Environmental Science Institute will be holding three informational sessions during the months of January and February for students interested in internal transfer. See[...]

UTeach Urban Teachers at Blanton Cafe

Do you have an interest in working with middle and high school students? Contemplating a career in education but don't know where to start? Drop by the Blanton Cafe this November to learn more about the UTeach Urban Teachers Program.Outreach coordinators will be at the cafe on Thursday, November [...]

Major Myths

Picking a major can be overwhelming; undergraduates are often given contradictory messages centered around utility and their impact upon future career prospects. This makes it difficult to develop search criteria and explore new options. Looking to cut through the confusion? The New York Times recently published a short article detailing[...]

Humanities Honors: Design Your Path

Are you a self driven student? Interested in designing your own major? In the Humanities Program, motivated and curious students develop their own major around their specific interests. Students blend a range of courses and disciplines connected by a single theme, going beyond the traditional disciplines associated with the Humanities[...]

Intellectual Entrepreneurship Pre-Graduate School Internship

Thinking about graduate school? Wondering if it’s the right fit for you? Consider enrolling in a pre-graduate school internship. The Intellectual Entrepreneurship Pre-Graduate School Internship connects undergraduates with faculty and veteran graduate students in their field of study to explore those unique aspects of graduate study that make it distinct[...]

Learn More About Actuarial Studies

Do you excel in challenging mathematics courses? Love to study? Have a passion for analyzing and solving business problems? You may want to consider a career as an actuary. On Monday, Oct. 16 from 4-5 p.m., Actuarial Studies Program Assistant Director, Professor Alisa Walch, will briefly describe the actuarial profession[...]

College of Education Internal Transfer Sessions

Do you have a passion for teaching and learning? Want to make a difference in the lives of children and youth? Explore a career as an educator with the College of Education. This Wednesday, Oct. 4, The College of Education will be hosting internal transfer sessions for undergraduates interested in[...]
MAJOR ≠ CAREER

Your major does not always determine your career path. Many graduates pursue careers outside their field, depending on their interests and experiences.

EXPERIENCE + DEGREE = CAREER

It’s not just your major that matters! Make yourself marketable by gaining a variety of experiences in college. Read a few inspiring stories by professionals whose experiences led to great careers.

Contact a Vick Center career counselor today to find out how you can turn your major into a career.