Career Preparation

What you’ll learn as a College of Humanities and Social Sciences student

As a College of Humanities and Social Sciences student, you will graduate with the ability to think, learn, and express yourself clearly. You will understand ideas and issues in context. You will understand the importance of the human experience, and study many fundamental features of our humanity. A degree in the Humanities or Social Sciences is a great investment in our shared future.

What you’ll do as a College of Humanities and Social Sciences student

The College also recognizes the importance of helping you understand the important knowledge and skills you're developing along the way, so that you can capitalize on your strengths in the marketplace, graduate school, and throughout your life.

To help you connect what you are learning in the classroom to your career goals, take advantage of the career preparation activities CHSS provides.

  • Visit LinkUp: An Alumni and Student Mentoring Event
  • Enroll in a College to Career course
  • Participate in a Love Your CHSS Degree Design Lab
  • Join the CHSS Grad School Series
  • Attend Prepare for the Fair
  • Participate in the many opportunities sponsored by Career Services, including:
    • Complete your Handshake profile
    • Register for an employer site visit to connect with employers and observe different organizations.
    • Participate in the Clearance Ready Program to help you prepare for the process of obtaining a security clearance.