If you are an early career professional considering your career
options, the Career Cornerstone Center has a variety of resources
You may be considering switching to a different career, or exploring
options within your current path.
Explore options within your
degree field or
industry. See how networking can
help you forge contacts to help you chart your future. Explore
mentoring as an option, and if you are
considering changing career paths, be sure to check out the
job hunting section.
This site has been
developed to help individuals explore the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and healthcare. We have included many resources,
and an extensive interview database of
professionals working in these areas. By exploring the
experiences of these individuals you
may gain a better feel for what it is like to be employed in a variety of
You'll be able to explore
differences between working in large companies, small companies, or
being self employed. You can
explore whether an advanced degree may make
sense and explore the different types of
academic degrees available in the United States.
Career planning is, of course, an ongoing process. Involvement in
professional associations can also be a great help.
Cornerstone also provides additional support on
profiles of what a typical day in a field might
be like. If you would like to suggest additional resources you'd
like to see on this site, please let us know.