The Compass - Develop Yourself

Plan for the Define Stage

Complete all FOUR of the following to complete the Develop myPlan.

1.   Start, develop or update your resume - to develop or update your resume, visit the Compass Resource Center, 145 Marano Center.  We have sample resumes for you to look at and one of our navigators can critique a resume you have already started.  The Compass also has a new resource Optimal Resume - an incredible online tool to help you build and store unlimited resumes and cover letters, conduct video mock interviews, design portfolios and your professional website, search for jobs and MORE.  DATE COMPLETED: _________

Consider opening a reference account through Laker Leads LakerLeads is SUNY Oswego's one-stop career management system where students can search for an internship, check out part and full-time jobs, and find volunteer opportunities in the community. Create your free account today!  Your letters of reference for job opportunities or graduate school admissions can also be professionally managed through this system.

Then identify 2 reference writers.  You can contact your reference writers right through your LakerLeads account   DATE COMPLETED: _________

3.   If undeclared, declare your major  DATE COMPLETED: _________

4.   Meet with a staff member at the Compass to review your progress - 145 Marano Center:
        M-F, 2-4pm.
        DATE COMPLETED: _________


5. Get involved with a club/organization related to your major or minor  
     DATE COMPLETED: _________

6.  Identify a minor or second major  Explore the benefits of the minor or second major through Candid Career. DATE COMPLETED: _________

7.   Enroll in the DEFINE myPlan  DATE COMPLETED: _________


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