Choosing a Major/Career

  Career Counseling

You can meet with a career counselor to discuss your major and career options. Together you can decide what next steps are best for you. Call us at 828/771-3759 or email us to make an appointment. We are open Monday-Friday. 8am- 5pm and some evening hours. Evening hours will be adjusted each semester, so check the home page for updated information.

Typical Conversation Topics

 Enhancing self-awareness

  ·      Exploring personal interests, values and skills

  ·      Choosing/changing a major

  ·      Career exploration… what’s out there?

 

Providing opportunities to acquire knowledge, experience and education

  ·      Obtaining an internship or sophomore externship

  ·      Finding summer employment

  ·      Transitioning to post-Warren Wilson life

  ·      Identifying and researching potential employers

  ·      Planning for and applying to graduate and professional school

  ·      Planning and applying to fellowships

 

Develop skills for effective self-presentation

  ·      Developing a resume, cover letter, essay and/or other applications

  ·      Preparing for a job, internship, fellowship, fellowship and graduate school interviews

  ·      Connecting with alumni to learn about career fields