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Career resources for your major.

CNU's Center for Career Planning

Great Resources Available to CNU Students & Alumni!

Location:
Christopher Newport Hall Suite 305
757-594-8887

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Picking a Major Advice

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  • Take an introductory course in the major
  • Talk with faculty in the department of your major
  • Talk with students who chose the major
  • Talk with someone in a career of interest and ask about their major
  • Try volunteering or interning in a career of interest; then if you like it choose an appropriate major
  • Be sensible -

- Hate the thought of dissecting an animal? Maybe Biology isn't the way to go.

- Can't stand the thought of having to read a lot of fiction? Strike English Lit

- Can't carry a tune - even with a bucket? Perhaps music isn't your best choice.

If you really hate doing something that is a big part of a college major or career choice, you should consider avoiding those choices.

On the other hand if you really love something take a look at some career options that are available.

Already have a career goal in mind? See which majors will help you get there.

 

College Major/Career Quizzes

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Try some assessment tests and quizzes. You may learn something about yourself and it may give you some new ideas of which majors to investigate further.

How to Select Your College Major - WiseChoice

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