Distinguish yourself from your peers.
Improve your professional profile.
Determine what careers align with your skills and interests.
Purpose: Sophomore Success, aims to help clarify academic and career goals, develop skills that will aid in the internship and professional arena, and foster a connection with the college.
Engaging in the Sophomore Success activities will help to further develop your academic and career interests, your professional skills, and knowledge of the career center, as well as help connect you with faculty and connect you to the university.
Complete AU Careerweb
Attend at least three (3) of the following:
Career Center resume workshop
Job fair prep workshop
Internship/Job fair Follow Your GPS Workshops
Study Abroad fair
Meet with faculty advisor
Meet with academic counselor
Visit faculty/instructors during office hours
Consider studying abroad
Become active in the student organization of your choice and consider the leadership opportunities
Explore the possibility of a BA/MA program
Faculty as Mentors
Monday, September 15, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Upperclassman discuss the importance of meaningful relationships with faculty and tips on how to obtain them.
Sophomore Reception- "Chart Your Academic Future"
Tuesday, September 23, 6:00 p.m.
Meet with faculty from across the university to begin making connections.
Career and Internships
Monday, October 6, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Upperclassmen discuss how to take the first steps into utilizing the Career Center to help get an internship.
Spring Forward-Sophomore Social
Monday, November 10, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Gear up for the end of the semester and learn about upcoming events for the spring.
Leadership and Self-Discovery
Monday, January 26, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
Join a panel of upperclassmen as they share how they found their niche during their second year and got the most out of their experience.
The Major Games
Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 11:00-2:00 p.m.
Visit the Major Games, an academic and resource fair, to hear from departments from across the university about how they are here to help you succeed.
Monday, March 23, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
Explore the art and process of decision making.
(Most of the events will only require one to two hours of your time and some will require as little as 30 minutes. The mission is for you to feel confident in your academic choices as you begin your journey towards fulfilling your career aspirations.)
Updating your resume is crucial in landing that internship you want, or being considered for the merit award you are applying for. Don't wait until the last minute, it will help you in the long run!