Exploration Week, Majors/Minors fair and more!

Are you a student trying to make a decision about declaring or changing your major or minor? Next week is a week dedicated to your exploration.

 Exploration Week will run from October 29-November 2, 2018. It is a week dedicated to exploring majors/ minors, learning how they relate to career choice, and so much more. For more information visit: go.uvm.edu/explorationweek

The Major/Minors Fair is on Wednesday, October 31st from 1:00-3:00 pmAll academic units/ Colleges as well as the Career Center, The Advising Center, The Office of International Education, The Office of Fellowships, Opportunities and Undergraduate Research, and the Honors College will be represented for a comprehensive array of resources for students who are considering or ready to declare or change their major or minor.

All UVM Students are invited to attend. Get your questions answered!

  • I’m still undecided. Where can I go to find some help?
  • What kind of job can I get as a ___________ major?
  • How can I study abroad with my major/minor?
  • Can I transfer into a different college?
  • What’s the difference between environmental studies in CALS, CAS, and RSENR?

Each college and school at UVM will have a table(s) with student services staff, faculty advisors and students knowledgeable about the various majors and the logistics about how to change or declare majors and minors.

Career counselors will be available to help undecided students inventory skills and interests, learn how majors do (and don’t) relate to careers, and strategies for narrowing their options.

The Office of International Education can help figure out how to study abroad with your particular major. Peer Advisors will be on hand along with a bank of computers to make the “paperwork” quick and easy.

The Office of Fellowships, Opportunities and Undergraduate Research/ The Honors College will help you start thinking about fellowships during and post college, research opportunities available to you as a student and any questions you have about the Honors College.  

Please join us on Wednesday, October 31st!

By Amanda Simpfenderfer
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