What Can I Do with This Major
Not sure what to do with your major? Consider trying one or more of these tips.
- take this online, self-guided series of interest, values, and abilities assessments that assists students in exploring occupations and careers.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
from the U.S. Department of Labor - learn about careers, including the work environment, job outlook, and earnings.
Job shadow - observe a professional participating in their job at their place of employment to get an idea of the work they do and the skills you might need. Read page 17 of the Career Resource Guide for more details.
Informational interview - not an actual interview of you, but rather an interview of a professional in a field that interests you in order to learn more about a role or profession.
- discuss your skills and interests, identify a professional to job shadow or conduct an informational interview, or review strategies for expanding your network, and more.
Browse Illinois State's majors - to identify related skills, fields, career paths and more: