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.

The Career Center communicates regularly with students about career-related programming.  In order to keep you informed about these events, we are starting a newsletter primarily targeting parents of juniors and seniors, however, all parents may subscribe.  The newsletter will be emailed 3 times a year (summer, fall, and winter/spring).  Please email the Career Center if you would like to receive the newsletter [email protected]

Parents, here are some additional articles that you might find helpful:
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