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Career Development

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Jan Term Career Exploration Class

This Jan Term class is designed to teach students how to connect their liberal arts degrees to the job market. Plus everything they've ever wanted to know about job hunting. Each Jan Term, the class explores different industries around Oregon.

Poster for Spring Career Exploration Class

Jan Term 2012 Class Video

Below is a list of experiences and tools students gain from the class:

  • Explore career possibilities!
  • Take an interest survey!
  • Learn how to conduct an effective job search!
  • Be ‘on the job’ with professionals – 7 days of job shadowing plus field trips, guest speakers and informational interviewing!
  • Find answers to that favorite ‘parent’ question: “What will you do with a major in THAT?”
  • Practice interviews with real recruiters and learn how to write a great resume!
  • Learn about career opportunities in non-profits, public service agencies and businesses of all kinds!

If you have any questions contact Kristi Mackay by email at