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Career Planning Process Handout

Career Planning Process Handout: Not sure where to start? This short handout will guide you through the steps to take and types of resources you might utilize.

Informational Interviewing

How to do an Informational Interview: Informational interviewing involves talking with professionals working in the career you plan to pursue. It is one of the best ways to find out what you’ll need to do to make yourself competitive, as well as to start building your professional network. Learn how to do it here.

What Can I Do With This Major?

What Can I Do With This Major? You can find information and “strategies” for pursing different types of jobs related to the major that you have or are thinking about. Scroll down to find links to relevant professional organizations and other career preparation information.

Idaho Career Data

Idaho Career Data – JobScape: This is an Idaho-specific career information database provided by the Idaho Department of Labor. If you are thinking of living and working in Idaho, this resource is a must. Access salary and job market data for various careers, including projected annual openings in each region of the state.

List of All State’s Department of Labor Sites

All State’s Department of Labor Sites: Planning on working outside of Idaho? See what state-specific information your state has available by visiting their Department of Labor site.

Career and Job Market Research Webpage

Career and Job Market Research webpage: Here you can learn about Boise State’s research on what skills and experiences employees want college graduates to have. You can access other research on in-demand careers and majors and what jobs Boise State graduates get.

Internship Information

Internship Information: Visit the Internship section of the Virtual Career Center for resources that will help you start thinking about and identifying internship options.

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