Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Career Services

Academics

First Year

  • Attend Career Services 101 to learn about resources, including Internship 101, and how to customize your use of these services and programs.
  • Meet with a Career Advisor to talk about the Career Curriculum and how being planful can help you to maximize your four years at Wheaton.
  • Engage with your preceptors and academic advisors. They can help you connect your interests to course selections.
  • Complete and discuss the results of the Skills & Interests Inventory to better identify your talents.
  • Create a professional resume which reflects your job skills as well as your work and volunteer experiences. You will use this resume to apply for a summer job or internship.
  • Learn about internships and Wheaton summer funding opportunities in order to use each summer as a building block to explore your career interests.
  • Attend the Internship Showcase and think about how to make the most of your first year summer.
  • Participate in a program that begins to connect you with the alumnae/i network.
  • Join a campus team, club or organization to meet new people and explore interests outside of the classroom.
  • Learn responsible and professional use of Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media.
  • Attend an e-portfolio information session to learn how to collect, connect and showcase your college experiences.

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