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Career Planning Timeline


  • Career Fair - Find out what each company does
  • Join clubs/ sports or volenteer
  • Reasearch companies in related feld
  • Attend at least 1 company presentation
  • Define career path as related to major


  • Career Fair - Ask questions about summer opportunities
  • Write resume & get business cards
  • Get letters of reference from Co-op/ Commercial Cruise
  • Attend at least 2 company presentations


  • Career Fair - Define job requirements/ skills needed for employment
  • Network with business professionals
  • Stay current with industry articles/ magizines & associations
  • Ensure resume has relevent job experience
  • Attend at least 3 company presentations


  • Career Fair - Research companies prior, ask recruiters questions, get interviews
  • Attend networking events
  • Have Professional Resume & Cover Letter
  • Complete a mock interview
  • Search for jobs weekly & follow up on all leads
  • Send thank you notes
  • Attend all company presentations
  • Clean up social networking sites, phone messages, have professional email account