Career Development
Senior Year
Implementation, Placement & Reward

  • Your final year – All your hard work (awareness, exploration, research & preparation) should really payoff!
  • Remember most positions are interviewed for and offered by December Break!
  • Update your MyCCO Account – If you have questions or incur problems, please contact Suzanne Kennedy at 494-8141 or contact CCO Office.
  • Create or update your LinkedIn profile - Think of your LinkedIn profile as an interactive business card.
  • Meet with your Departmental Career Services Coordinator and/or your Academic Advisor and review your job search strategy
  • Utilize the Job Search Resources available on the college website.
  • Review Business Etiquette and Interviewing Resources – college website.
  • Participate in a Mock Interview - The mock interview is a way to polish your skills before you start the real interview process.
  • Attend a Resume Blitz – Your resume will be critiqued by a agriculture industry and CCO representatives.
  • Attend the Employer Career Panel Discussion - Evening before Fall Career Fair.
  • Attend the Fall and Spring College of Agriculture Career Fair – The Career Fair is an excellent way to inquire and get on an employer’s interview schedule and build your professional career network.
  • Keep a record of all of the following: positions applied for, position closing dates, interview dates/locations and contact information.
  • Follow up all interviews with thank you letters 
  • Apply for graduate school, if desired
  • Participate in Study Abroad - if you have not participated in a study abroad experience, consider the winter or spring break opportunities. Employers need global employees.
  • Contact your Departmental Career Services Coordinator with your job (graduate) placement information

Congratulations and Good Luck!