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Career and Major Decision Making

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Do you have…

  • An undeclared major?
  • A major but aren’t sure what you want to do with it?
  • A career in mind but aren’t sure what to major in?
  • Doubt that your current major or career path is the right fit for you?
  • Problems finding a  career that balances what you’re passionate about with what’s in demand?

Feeling unsure of your major or career path can be overwhelming, especially when you don’t know where to start, what steps to take, or what resources to use. In this section, you’ll be able to learn how to approach the decisions you need to make, access career information and resources to help you evaluate your options, and develop confidence in your ability to successfully complete the steps in the career planning process.

How would you like to get help?

Option 1: Take an online, interactive workshop at any time. Learn how to navigate the career planning process, determine what you’re looking for in a career, access career options and information, and make a decision.

Take a Virtual Workshop

Option 2: Access an online resource. This page will explain the resources available and what to use them for.

Access Online Resources

Option 3: Learn about the steps in the Career Planning Process. Want a quick introduction to how to make a career decision and plan for your future? This webpage will do just that.

Visit the Career Planning Process Webpage

Option 4: Take a career assessment. PathwayU is Boise State’s free career assessment and is a great place to start to find out what careers are most likely to fit you.

Take PathwayU

Option 5: Make an appointment. Want personalized assistance? Make an appointment with Career Services. Phone and video appointments available.

Make an Appointment

Option 6: Email Career Services. Just have a simple question you can’t find the answer to? Use this form and we’ll respond via email.

Email Career Services