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Choosing a Major

The first step in choosing a a major is to identify your skills, interests, personality, and values. What classes or activities do you enjoy or excel at? If you haven't done so already, take the FOCUS 2 self-assessment to identify some areas of interest. Then, you can explore possible career fields of interest based on your results.

Several resources will be listed within the results pages of your assessment. Spend some time exploring these options. Some other resources to utilize are listed below. Consider making an appointment to discuss this topic further.

Other Resources to Explore:


  • Handshake

    Where the Becker community connects to opportunities posted by employers. After completing a profile, Becker students and alumni can search and apply for job/internship opportunities posted by employers who invite Becker candidates. Qualified employers may register and post a profile, opportunities, and more. There is no cost to candidates or employers.

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  • FOCUS 2

    Self-assessments help you to get know yourself and your interests. If you have a better idea of your skills and interests, choosing a satisfying and suitable career path is easier. Use Focus 2 throughout your college years. Focus 2 can be used in different ways throughout all stages of your education and career planning according to your own personal needs.

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  • CareerShift

    CareerShift’s set of tools and applications provide a very unique opportunity to job hunters. While other web services provides bits and pieces of the job hunt process, only CareerShift provides an easy-to-use approach for bringing all these parts together to crack the “hidden job market” and for managing the job hunt all in one place

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