Exploring Careers

Selecting a major and considering the career possibilities ahead of you can seem like a daunting process. That’s why the Career Center is here to help, no matter where you are in your decision process.  Check out our exploration resources here!

Best Jobs and Career Advice for Physics Majors


By Glassdoor Team
Glassdoor Team
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Student Spotlight: “It’s About Who You Know”

According to Ben Asciutto, the best place to learn things is outside of the classroom. The rising senior studying film and business was recently in Los Angeles, talking to executives at Lionsgate and working for HBO. His journey to the …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “There’s No Benchmark”

In the fall of 2020, Kaitlyn Nuebel was seriously worried about her future. The nonfiction writing and communications double-major feared she would never be able to secure a full-time job, even though she was still two years shy of her …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “Bricks Were Released Off My Shoulders”

Alyssa Panella had not heard of the Career Center until career consultant Erin Wheeler came into her first-year academic foundations class. Since then, the rising sophomore has been hooked.

Panella had been struggling with the decision to switch her major …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Physical Scientists can do anything: Here’s how you start your career planning by Alaina G. Levine


By Ashley Steffy
Ashley Steffy Career Consultant, STEM
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Exploring Careers Resources

Values Cards provide an interactive way to define what you value most and set the stage for behaviors and performance …

Career Center Resources

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