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EXPLORE MAJORS AND CAREERS
Explore the Majors at A&M, and get ideas on potential career paths!
Remember: Your major does not equal your career! For more ideas about how to put your education to work, talk with your specific Career Advisor. Call (979) 845-5139 to schedule an appointment.
Interested in learning more about how your values, interests, personality, and skills relate to choosing a career?
SIGI3 is a detailed decision-making model offered free to students by the Career Center. It gives guidance on selecting a major, and finding occupations related to your major and interests.
Additional Career Assessments, including Career Counseling & Testing Services, provided by Texas A&M Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), help students who are in the initial stages of career exploration and choosing a major. A variety of programs are provided to help students with the career choice process.
Meet your Career or Professional School Advisor! The Career Center has advisors who help you explore major options, advisors dedicated to each academic college, as well as advisors who specialize in assisting students interested in Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Veterinary Medicine.
Whether you are unsure if your major is the right fit for you, or you want to discuss your career options after graduation, we recommend that you schedule a meeting with your advisor today!
Call (979) 845-5139 to schedule an appointment with your Career or Professional School Advisor.
CLICK HERE to launch our HireAggies system! Create or update your account in order to find internships, co-ops, and full-time jobs!
What is HireAggies? HireAggies is designed to assist you throughout your entire career exploration process. Whether you are just starting to explore, interested in internships or job shadowing, or have begun the full-time job search, HireAggies is the one-stop shop for all of your career needs. Create your HireAggies account as soon as possible!
PLAN FOR PROFESSIONAL OR GRADUATE SCHOOL
Considering law school? We can assist you with researching schools, creating application timelines, preparing for the LSAT and interviews, networking with lawyers, and more! CLICK HERE for more information about our services or to make an appointment with your pre-law advisor.
Considering a health profession? Our staff assists all students in their pursuit of a professional education. CLICK HERE for more information about our services or to make an appointment with your pre-professional advisor.
Considering master's or doctoral programs? We can assist you with researching schools, creating application timelines and personal statements, preparing for interviews, or just deciding whether graduate school would be a good fit for your interests and career goals. CLICK HERE for more information about preparing and applying to grad school.
Call 979-845-5139 if you'd like to make an appointment with our grad school advisor.
PREPARE FOR THE JOB SEARCH
Your resume is designed to be a marketing tool that will highlight your experience and skills. A resume is not designed to get you a job, but to get you the interview.
Writing your resume? Use a Resume template for a jump start!
A cover letter serves as an introduction, enticing prospective employers to turn the page and review your resume.
Check out our Cover Letter Checklist and Samples.
How can you prove you're the best fit for a company if you don't know the company's mission, history, or future needs?
Reach out to networking contacts at each company for informational interviews, and use this checklist to help you get started.
Different companies and industries have different norms in regard to dress. You should always research a company and its culture to learn more about its dress code.
Here are some tips to consider as you prepare for interviews, Career Fairs, internships, and full-time jobs!
Career Fairs are great opportunities to connect with recruiters, and Texas A&M hosts some of the largest fairs in the country!
Find a complete list of upcoming fairs as well as resources to help you prepare HERE.
A first impression is a lasting impression! Have an upcoming interview? Review our Interviewing tips! Also, practice your interviewing skills by using our Virtual Mock Interview tool.
Please note that we have a Zero Tolerance Policy for Interview No-Shows and Late Cancellations when using our services to interview with companies. You can view more details HERE.
Networking is the process of gathering helpful information from a group of contacts to assist you in planning your career. Through this process, you can build personal contacts that will help you to learn firsthand about your career options and connect you to potential employers.
Learn how to network effectively!
GAIN EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
CLICK HERE to launch our HireAggies system! Create your account in order to find internships, co-ops, and full-time jobs!
An internship is a work experience related to your major or industry of interest. It may or may not be for academic credit. Learn more about internships and discover how to find the best experience for you!
Cooperative Education (co-op) is a supervised, academic program for qualified students that formally integrates semesters of academic study with multiple semesters of paid, full-time work experience while retaining full-time student status. Learn more about co-ops.
This unique program allows you to experience a "day in the life" at a company or industry you're interested in!
In 2018 over 60 companies in 72 locations participated in Career Exploration Days (formerly the AggiExternship program)! 76 different academic majors were represented - there is truly something for everyone!
The 2020 Career Exploration Days will be held on January 7th, 8th, 9th, & 10th!
Learn more about an Career Exploration Days!