Real Talk about Careers

You’ve probably come to Georgia Tech with some expectations – or your parents’ expectations – of what career development is all about and what you want to end up doing after graduation. You might be thinking about writing your first professional resume, getting internships or co-ops, and going to a career fair. Those are important things to do, but there’s more to career development than that. In this section, we take a look at the big picture of careers. This includes: taking ownership of your career future; understanding what we mean by the Purpose, Pivot, and Professionalism foundation of career education; and, understanding the connection between academic majors and career options.

Keys to Career Development

  • Own your career
  • Think Purpose, Pivot, Professionalism
  • Understand the major-career connection

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