Prospective Students

Welcome to the Texas A&M Career Center!

We offer services for undergraduate, graduate, and former students. We help students connect the dots between their interests and their future through major exploration, resume writing, job shadowing, professional school advising, and much more!

Career Advisors and Professional School Advisors are designated to work with students from each college on campus and to provide tailored advising to meet individual needs. In addition, we have advisors who work primarily with 1st and 2nd year students, and with students who are exploring majors.

PLAN YOUR FUTURE

The Career Center will be with you every step of the way, and would like for you to realize the importance and value in planning for a successful future.

Your First Year Plan of Action

  • Meet your Career Advisor

  • Learn more about your undergraduate major and career options

  • Explore your values, interests, personality, and skills

  • Establish relationships with your academic advisor and faculty

  • Consider joining a student organization

  • Familiarize yourself with the Career Center and our resources

  • Begin to build a professional resume

  • Investigate opportunities to gain experience, including internships, co-ops, and the AggiExternship Program

Steps to Success

  1. Meet with a Career Advisor to initiate your career action plan
  2. Assess your interests, values, skills and abilities
  3. Begin to build your resume
  4. Explore and research majors, careers, and employers
  5. Develop your self-marketing and job search skills
  6. Gain experience in a career-related field (internships, co-ops, job shadowing)
  7. Implement a full-time job or graduate school search
  8. Stay up-to-date with your career development and industry trends

EXPLORE UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS

What do you want to major in when attending Texas A&M University? The Career Center has advising staff who help Texas A&M students explore their major options.

Our MY MAJOR tool allows you to search for undergraduate majors alphabetically or by college in order to learn major definitions, view ideas of what you would like to do with your major in the future, research average salaries, and look up what companies have hired your major as well as job titles other Aggies have received with your desired major.

CONSIDERING PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL?

The Career Center has advising staff who assist students interested in pursuing Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Veterinary Medicine.

We also provide a variety of resources that include information on professional school selections, the application process, summer programs, volunteer opportunities, workshops, and much more!

Check out the Aggie Advantage to view Aggie admission statistics into professional schools! Also learn more about how we can help you pursue your goals in professional education by visiting our Professional School Advising website.

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