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First Year

The Basics

Build relationships and learn about resources

Resourcefulness is a characteristic employers value.

  • Introduce yourself to your peers and faculty—this is called networking in the world of work
  • Visit the Career Design Studio and meet with career peer advisors to start or edit your college resume and explore Handshake
  • Schedule an appointment to discuss your possible career interests with Career Services

Get involved

College experiences are a good way to build your resume and discover your talents and interests

  • Attend the Annual Career Fair
  • Get involved in one student club, organization, sport or group
  • Get an on-campus job! Review open student employment positions on insideWheaton
  • Learn about the Honors program and think about the unique skills you will build
  • Learn about Sophomore Experience and consider two options that interest you

Build a foundation for success at Wheaton

What can you do on a regular basis that will keep you on track?

  • Check your Wheaton email at least once per day
  • Join a Career Community
  • Attend an employer event through Handshake