Explore Your Interests - Junior/Senior

Welcome to the Explore Your Interests page! This space is designed for juniors and seniors seeking to fine-tune their future careers. Whether you’re in between different industries or still exploring your career options, our resources are designed to assist you in finding your way. 

Start by reading our featured articles that discuss relatable topics related to general career experience, no matter the industry. Or roam the page to discover resources that emphasize that career planning and job hunting are deeply personal processes and strategies to conquer the job and internship process.

We understand your path will reflect your unique interests, goals, and timelines. Recognizing the need for a tailored plan that matches your ambitions, skills, and desired industry is crucial in navigating the broad spectrum of opportunities and establishing your professional niche.

The Loeb Center offers engaging informational sessions with employers, access to knowledgeable advisors, and valuable resources to help you gradually narrow your career focus. If you would like to speak with a career advisor who specializes in juniors and seniors who are undecided about their careers, please schedule an appointment with Director of Inclusive Career Development Donnell Turner.

VIDEO: Asking Your Boss for More Challenging Work

The video highlights the importance of proactive career development in workplaces with flexible structures. It provides an example conversation of an employee approaching their supervisor to discuss taking on more responsibility or challenging assignments.

By The Loeb Center
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Job boards are still rife with ‘ghost jobs’. What’s the point?

The article discusses the phenomenon of “ghost jobs,” which are open positions advertised by employers but are either already filled or never meant to be filled. Despite the prevalence of ghost jobs, experts caution that not all seemingly inactive postings …

By The Loeb Center
The Loeb Center
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Finding a Job When You Don’t Know What You Want to Do Next

The article discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on career transitions, emphasizing the need for intentional job searching. It highlights the two common mindsets early career job seekers often fall into: avoiders and gatherers, neither of which leads to …

By The Loeb Center
The Loeb Center
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