Self Assessment

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Choosing a career path can be overwhelming and just plain stressful. Reflecting on your personality, skills, values and interests can be a first step toward gaining personal insight on what career is right for you.

  • Learn insider information about companies, industries, and professions using Vault.
  • Assess your career interests and strengths.
  • Review the MCU career guides to learn more about our majors and what jobs you can do.
  • Meet with your advisor to discuss your academic plan and your potential major.
  • Conduct informational interviews by talking to people doing the jobs that interest you. Take part in our Mariner Mentoring program.
  • Pursue an internship or summer job within your field of interest by utilizing Mariner Career Connect.
  • Participate in MCU career workshops and events.
  • Update your social media accounts to present your best self to potential employers. The Internship & Career Planning Office can help you create a LinkedIn profile that highlights your experience and strengths.
  • Make an appointment with the Internship & Career Planning Office in the Center for Academic and Professional Success and begin to develop your résumé.

Internship & Career Planning Office

(310) 303-7273

9.a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

Campus location
In The Center for Academic & Professional Success (CAPS)
Cecilia Hall, Room 218 (current students) (graduates)