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Career Development

Participating in college athletics is an unforgettable and formative experience. All student-athletes develop unique transferrable skills during their undergraduate experience. Years of training and competition afford student-athletes characteristics that will lead to future success. This program, in cooperation with the SIUE Career Development Center, best prepares our student-athletes for their future job search and career. 



Career Program Checklists

Freshman: Know Thyself
Sophomores: Explore What's Out There
Juniors: Get Experience
Seniors: Search & Transition

Career Skills Workshops in Partnerhsip with Northwestern Mutual -

 

  • Juniors and Seniors must attend ONE sessions of their choice.
  • Freshmen and Sophmores are welcome, though not required.
Date Workshop Time Location RSVP

Description

Video Recording

Tuesday, February 2nd

Finance 101 7:00-8:00 pm Zoom (link provided after registraiton) RSVP to Lindsey Schmidt (listock@siue.edu)

Targeted for seniors: learn basic personal financial skills

Finance 101 

Monday, February 22nd

Resume Building with Employer Perspective 7:00-8:00 pm Zoom (link provided after registraiton) RSVP to Lindsey Schmidt (listock@siue.edu)

Targeted for juniors and seniors: learn how to build a competitive resume and hear from employers on what they like to see in a resume 

Resume Building 
Tuesday, March 16th Personal Branding & the Virtual Job Seeking 7:00-8:00 pm Zoom (link provided after registraiton) RSVP to Lindsey Schmidt (listock@siue.edu)

Targeted for juniors and seniors: identify your personal brand, how to market yourself, and how to be successful in virtual/zoom interviews

 Personal Branding
Monday, April 12th Alumni Q & A 7:00-8:00 pm Zoom (link provided after registraiton) RSVP to Lindsey Schmidt (listock@siue.edu)

Targeted for juniors and seniors: hear from former SIUE student-athletes about their experience after graduation

 TBA

 

 

SIUE Career Development Resources

SIUE Career Development Center
List of Majors Offered at SIUE

Not sure what major to pick? This might help . . .

What Can I Do with a Major In? . . . (Courtesy of University of North Carolina Wilmington)
What Can I Do with a Major/Degree In . . . (Courtesy of MyPlan.com) 
What Can I Do with a Major in Art?
Choosing a College Major

Please contact Lindsey Schmidt for more information on the Career Development Program.