Major Exploration Checklist
___ Taken a course in my area of interest?
___ Determined the set of skills which are required for my desired career?
___ Completed the Exploratory Online Assessments?
___ Visited the Life/Career Development Lab, 1001 Faculty/Administration Building, to
investigate career options?
___ Determined that the careers I am considering match my interests and abilities?
___ Talked to a friend or family member who works in my field of interest and
conducted an information interview?
___Utilized desired abilities and skills in activities in my area of interest?
___ Taken a job on campus which is related to my area of interest?
___ Investigated co-op opportunities in the University Placement Services, 1001 Faculty/
Administration Building, in my area of interest?
___ Taken advantage of job shadowing by spending the day with someone working in
my desired field?
___ Investigated my career options in the O*Net Interest Profiler?
___ Performed volunteer work in my area of interest?
___ Checked job openings in the academic department related to my desired major?
___ Reviewed the Undergraduate Bulletin related to my desired major in terms of
requirements, course descriptions and related cognate courses required from other
___ Talked with the advisor in my major department about career paths graduates in that major have taken?
___ Identified the academic major which will help me to develop the skills required for my career of choice?