Humanities and Social Science Career Development Modules

These six modules offer structured activities related to each career topic with OCS and external resources to help you make progress.  You may follow the curriculum independently, or form your own group of 2-5 students to share findings, discuss challenges, and productively reflect on the completed activities.


  • Strengthen your awareness of career options and sense of fit
  • Advance your career readiness and skills
  • Increase your awareness of career resources around campus and beyond
  • Get the confidence to tackle the non-academic job market
  • Work collaboratively with like-minded peers in a flexible format

MODULE 1 – Self-Assessments and Career Exploration

MODULE 2 – Networking & Informational Interviewing

MODULE 3 – Communicating your Skills and Experience

MODULE 4 – Converting your CV to a Professional Resume

MODULE 5 – Preparing for the Behavioral Interview

MODULE 6 – Improving your LinkedIn Profile

Job Search Resources

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  1. Find Career Data by Selecting Keywords: Enter keywords of various job titles and choose a state or search nationwide to learn more about that job.
  2. Filter by Industry and Occupation: Search by industry and choose among popular occupations/job titles within that industry.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)


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