Four-Year Career Plan

A helpful guide to getting your career on track from the start...

Freshman year: Awareness

  • Identify interests, skills, work values, and personality preferences — key factors in the career decision-making process — by taking career assessments.
  • Talk to faculty and review the LSU General Catalog to research majors.
  • Explore the "What Can I Do With This Major?" workshop series posted on our website.
  • Become familiar with the Student Career Guide.
  • Start gathering information on careers you are interested in pursuing.
  • Explore career choices by using LinkedIn and personal contacts to set up informational interviews.
  • Make an appointment to let us help you transition your résumé from high school to college.
  • Attend career fairs and other events. (Log in to Handshake to view upcoming events.)


Sophomore year: Exploration


Junior year: Experience


Senior year: Graduate & Professional School