The Economics Department has two Roadmaps that focus on career readiness. The first is Career Prep, which will teach you about résumés, cover letters, and online networking platforms. That's the Roadmap you're in now.
The second career readiness Roadmap is called Job Search. To access the Job Search Roadmap, click here. This Roadmap will teach you how to perform an effective search for full-time jobs and undergraduate internships. It provides resources and advice on how to find employers and put yourself forward as a candidate. We encourage you to complete the Job Search Roadmap whenever you are searching for a job or internship.
The Career Prep and Job Search Roadmaps are outlined below for your convenience.
Roadmap: Career Prep
Objective: Fine-tune or create professional documents; establish a professional online presence.
Step 1: Résumés and Cover Letters
Step 2: Professional Online Presence
Step 3: Meet Your Career Director
Roadmap: Job Search
Objective: Help you find and secure a job or internship.
Step 1: Job Search Strategies
Step 2: The 2-Hour Job Search
Step 3: Networking
Step 4: Elevator Pitch
Step 5: Interviewing
Step 6: Career Services
To begin the Career Prep Roadmap, fill out the information below and click "Next." Entering your email address will allow you to return to this Roadmap and pick up where you left off if you are unable to finish in one sitting. Just click the "Save and Close" button to save your progress. The system will then email you a personalized link so you can finish your Roadmap later.
When you have completed the entire roadmap, click "Submit Roadmap."