Exploration Next Steps

Undecided on a major or career path? You're not alone! Many people feel this way. The good news is, you do not have to know the answer to that question to make progress toward your goals.

Career management is a lifelong process of self-discovery, exploration, gaining experiences, reflection, and decision-making – and, we are here to help! Utilize the resources and action steps below to get started.  

Step 1: Self-Reflect

Building self-awareness is a very important part of the exploration process. The better you know yourself and what’s important to you, the more confident you will be in your choices. 

Use the following worksheet to consider how your interests, personality, strengths, values, skills, career competencies, identities, and needs influence your career choices.

Download the Self-Reflection Worksheet

Step 2: Explore Your Options

Once you’ve taken some time to reflect on who you are and what’s important to you, then it can be helpful to start exploring your academic and career options. You can do this by researching your options, talking with people in your areas of interest, or gaining experience!

Download the Career Exploration Worksheet

More resources for exploring your options

Explore Majors at the U 

Explore Careers 

Meet with a career coach to deepen your exploration!