Senior Year - Time to Apply!

Plan for your Life After Lawrence NOW:

  • Continue to participate in Career Services events:
  • Attend: S2 if you are unclear of where to start or how to continue in order to prepare yourself for attending S4 as well as your life after Lawrence.
  • Participate in S4 which will provide you the tools to promote your skills, create quality application materials, build your personal brand and feel energized about your future.
  • Attend internship and job fairs.
  • Decide whether you are going to enter the job market right from Lawrence, participate in a Gap Year (e.g. Peace Corps, Teach For America, Green Corps) or pursue further study.
  • Finalize graduate school applications in early fall; have personal statements reviewed by career advisors and faculty members
  • Start working with a career advisor early in the fall to develop job search strategies and establish job targets
  • Network with others and let them know you are looking for a job - they may be able to help you expand your network or keep you posted on job openings.
  • Identify potential employers and send resumes and cover letters. Set up informational interviews to build contacts within the company and learn more about the field or organization.
  • Tailor résumés and cover letters for specific job targets.
  • Continue to participate in mock interviews with a career advisor, visiting alumni and/or business representatives hosted by Career Services.

Celebrate your success!

Keep yourself on track and prepare for Life After Lawrence NOW by following along with these timelines.  Select your year: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

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