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Starting a New Career

A career is the continuous process of personal development and professional advancement that you will experience throughout your lifetime. Your career is composed of many parts, including education, jobs, volunteer activities, and other such experiences. Right now you are thinking about that first, full-time professional position. While it may not be your dream job, it is the first step in the process.


  • Putting your academic experiences and coursework into action
  • Networking with professionals in your field
  • Exploring who you really are and where you would like life to take you


Next Steps:

  • Establish a positive social media presence
  • Join LinkedIn groups affiliated with your field of interest
  • Join professional organizations
  • Prepare for the transition to the full-time work world (Learn more and watch this TedX Greensboro Talk.)