Assisting Your Young Adult With Career Development

Listen and learn what things are important to your young adult.

Encourage your young adult to explore careers of interest. Resources are available on the Career Services website, public and school libraries, and online resources such as the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Be Patient - Usually 75% of entering college freshmen will change their major at least once.

Assist your young adult with learning about the numerous options with any major.

Encourage the use of career resources and services available to your young adult.

Review with your young adult the steps in career planning listed on this page.

Assist your young adult with managing debt wisely while attending college and help them maintain a realistic budget.