A year-by-year advising roadmap for students in the Girard School of Business.

Freshmen Year 

Sophomore Year

  • Work with your advisers to tailor your academics with career opportunities in mind.
  • Expand upon professional knowledge and network through a variety of Girard School of Business career events and other on-campus events
  • Confirm your academic concentration and research career opportunities within your chosen academic area.
  • Develop a clear professional pathway, setting goals to achieve success through academic and experiential learning opportunities.

Junior Year

  • Purchase career/interview attire and practice proper interview etiquette and review tips with your business career adviser.
  • Develop and enhance professional networks through participation in Girard School of Business networking events or networking on LinkedIn. Research networking tips to get you started.
  • Transition academic and professional knowledge into the workplace with experiential opportunities such as internships and externships
  • Consider, research and apply to GRAD Advantage.

Senior Year

  • Confirm with your academic adviser that you are on track to graduate.
  • Work with your business career adviser to develop a timeline and plan of action for your career launch.
  • Deciding on graduate school? Understand the application timeline and process for various graduate degrees.