Your Major

FIVE SESSIONS OFFERED

March 27 | March 31 | June 3 | June 10 | June 24


Auburn University Student Center Ballroom
9:00AM-3:00PM
$80 non-refundable registration fee (includes assessments and lunch)
If you are a student in financial need of a sponsorship to attend this workshop, they are available on a limited basis. Please contact Addye Buckley-Burnell at addyebb@auburn.edu if you would like to be considered for sponsorship.

Printable Agenda (pdf)

REGISTER:
March 27 | CANCELLED
March 31 | CANCELLED
June 3 | Registration
June 10 | Registration
June 24 | Registration

By attending this workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Navigate the career/major exploration process
  • Enhance self-awareness through self-assessments
  • Discover career options and specific majors available at Auburn University
  • Utilize a variety of resources to explore and gather information needed to make an informed decision
  • Evaluate career options based on professional interests, personality, skills, and values

Session Outline


Introduction

Overview of the career decision making process and what to consider when making an informed decision.

Know Yourself

Strong Interest Inventory interpretation - Identify your professional interests through the Strong Interest Inventory. This interpretation will review assessment results and will help you understand how professional interests can help identify career options.

Personality Assessment - Assess your personality through an interactive presentation and use this information to better when evaluating careers and majors.

Putting the Pieces Together - Learn how professional interests, personality and values work together to help students evaluate major and career options and make more informed decisions.

Skills and Values Exercise - Identify your essential skills and values through a fun activity and gain an understanding in how these will play a part in your decision making.

Putting the Pieces Together - Learn how professional interests, personality and values work together to help you evaluate major and career options and be introduced to resources to use in order to make an informed decision.

Explore Your Options

Introduction to Auburn University - Hear a brief overview of the 140+ majors available at Auburn University and under which college/school each are housed.

Speak with representatives from the different colleges/schools in a speed-dating like setting. You will choose which representatives with whom you would like to speak to learn more about major options available and answer questions.

Next Steps - Career decision making is a process and will take time. Identify recommend next steps to take following this workshop.


Crash Course in Career Planning - Parent Program

Free session open to parents & guardians of students attending
Your Major: Career Discovery Workshop


March 27 | March 31 | June 3 | June 10 | June 24
9:30AM-12:30PM
Student Center

When your student registers, there will be a place to include a parent/guardian name and email for those wanting to attend the parent session.

By attending this program, you will:

  • Gain a better understanding of how your student's brain is developing as they prepare for and enter college, and the impact this developmental stage has on their decision making.
  • Learn about academics at Auburn – policies, majors/minors, resources.
  • Increase your awareness of resources and tools that will help your student make informed and practical decisions about their future career.
  • Have a better understanding of the AU Career Center services and resources available to your student.
  • Learn how you can support your student’s career development as they are choosing a major and career.

Last Updated: Feb 24, 2015

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