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Career Development

Participating in college athletics is an unforgettable and formative experience. All student-athletes develop unique transferrable skills during their undergraduate experience. Years of training and competition afford student-athletes characteristics that will lead to future success. This program, in cooperation with the SIUE Career Development Center, best prepares our student-athletes for their future job search and career. 



Career Program Checklists

Freshman: Know Thyself
Sophomores: Explore What's Out There
Juniors: Get Experience
Seniors: Search & Transition
Career Event List - Fall 2018

Career Skills Workshops -

  • Seniors must attend TWO sessions of their choice.
  • Juniors must attend ONE session of their choice.
  • Freshmen and Sophmores are welcome, though not required.
  • Please RSVP to Lindsey Schmidt no later than the date listed!
Date Workshop Time Location RSVP

Description

Tuesday,
September 18th

Career Exploration 7:00-8:00 pm Cougar Pavilion RSVP to Lindsey Schmidt (listock@siue.edu) by 9/11/18

Targeted for sophomores and juniors: explore your perfect job and how to find it

Wednesday,
October 17th

Resume Building 7:00-8:00 pm Cougar Pavilion RSVP to Lindsey Schmidt (listock@siue.edu) by 10/10/18

Targeted for juniors and seniors: learn how to create and/or sharpen your resume

Tuesday,
November 27th
Personal Branding 7:00-8:00 pm Cougar Pavilion RSVP to Lindsey Schmidt (listock@siue.edu) by 11/20/18

Targeted for juniors and seniors: learn how to identify what your brand is and how to improve your online presence

 Spring semester topics will include:  Interviewing Skills, Resume Buiding and Life After Sport

 

SIUE Career Development Resources

SIUE Career Development Center
List of Majors Offered at SIUE

Not sure what major to pick? This might help . . .

What Can I Do with a Major In? . . . (Courtesy of University of North Carolina Wilmington)
What Can I Do with a Major/Degree In . . . (Courtesy of MyPlan.com) 
What Can I Do with a Major in Art?
Choosing a College Major

Please contact Lindsey Schmidt for more information on the Career Development Program.