For Parents

Your son or daughter is a student at Saint Mary’s College, right? But they don't seem to have a clue as to what they want to major in, let alone choose as a career. Don't worry, this is not unusual!  

Choosing a career is a process students need to go through—and they go through the stages of this process at different rates of speed.

The steps include: 

  • assessing skills, interests, and abilities (an important first step to choosing an appropriate career);

  • exploring majors and career options;

  • experimenting with possible career options; and

  • organizing and conducting a job or graduate school search. 

You can assist and support your child in each of these stages. But what can—or should—you do? Click here to read more.