For many college students, answering the ever present question "What do you want to be when you grow up?" can be difficult and stressful.
Keep in mind that college
is about more than preparing you for one specific career —
it’s about becoming a lifelong learner. With the constant
changes in technology and the world of work, it is
possible the career you’ll end up in hasn’t even
been invented yet. Enjoy your freedom and the almost unlimited
possibilities before you.
are some suggested sources of career information:
Want information about salaries that graduates in different majors earn right out of college? Purdue’s Center for Career Opportunities (CCO) contacts graduates to find out, and the most recent survey results are available.
Useful career resources abound on the web! Here are a sampling we've found helpful for investigating occupational requirements, internship experiences, and salary information.