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Career Planning Timeline

 

Below is a recommended career planning timeline. The Career Services' team in conjunction with current alumni, have created this plan to assist current and future cadets with their career preparation/ future job placement. Alumni and current cadets who have utilized this timeline, have successfully completed all prerequisties for graduation, and secured full time employment opportunities within five months of graduation.

 

Freshman

 

  • Become active in extracurricular clubs and/or sports programs.
  • Meet your Career Coordinator to start and develop a career plan.
  • Attend Career Fairs and industry/company presentations.
  • Develop a four year plan regarding your career intentions and options.
  • Write your resume and cover letter.

 

Sophomore

 

  • Attend the Career Conversation Series.
  • Meet with your Career Coordinator to adjust career plan.
  • Attend Career Fairs / On-Campus recruitment program.
  • Consider your Internship/sea training II options and timeframe for applying.
  • Network as much as possible.
  • Complete a summer internship / Co-Op.

 

Junior

 

  • Attend the Career Conversation Series (transfer students)
  • Attend Career Fairs / On-Campus recruitment program.
  • Develop leadership and work-related skills through campus clubs and activities.
  • Practice mock interviewing techniques.
  • Update resume, cover letter and references and continue to get letters of recommendation
  • Join a professional organization.
  • Complete a summer internship / Co-Op.
  • Meet with your Career Coordinator to adjust career plan.
  • Acquire interview clothes.
  • Review graduate school options and application timeline.

 

Senior

 

  • Attend Career Fairs / On-Campus recruitment program and INTERVIEW.
  • Establish a timeline for job-searching, interviewing, GRE test dates, etc. to secure employment or graduate school admission upon graduation.
  • Expand your connections by networking.
  • Research potential employers.
  • Meet with your Career Coordinator to adjust career plan.
  • Write long term and short term career goals.

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Contact Career Services

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Contact Information:

Wendy Higgins

Director of Career Services
(707) 654- 1194
whiggins@csum.edu

www.linkedin.com/in/whiggins1

Amber Morley

Career Coordinator
International Business and Logistics 
Global Studies and Maritime Affairs 

(707) 654- 1077
amorley@csum.edu
www.linkedin.com/in/ambermorley

TBD

Career Coordinator
Marine Transportation
Mechanical Engineering (Licensed option)
(707) 654-1072

TBD

Career Coordinator
Marine Engineering Technology
Facilities Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering

(707) 654- 1196

Tess Luna

Career Services Office Assistant
(707) 654- 1071

tluna@csum.edu

 


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