Attend the Learning Strategies and MSU 101 workshops to better learn the keys to success at MSU.

Schedule an appointment with a Success Advisor at the Office of Student Success to create your own learning plan, incorporating time management and study skills.

Become an active member in your MSU community and earn ChampChange points along the way. Participate in the semesters auctions using your ChampChange points to win cool prizes!

Book an appointment with a SmartyCats tutor to maximize your potential in each class, at www.MSUSmartyCats.com.

Attend the What Can I do With a Major In...? workshops, taking more time to explore the different majors available at MSU.

Explore courses that interest you; talk to academic advisors about the majors you are considering.

Attend the annual career fairs, in the fall and spring to learn what employers are seeking in new employees and what minors and elective courses might be useful in planning your academic calendar.

Gain experience through student employment or a summer job to develop skills and a strong business and work ethic. To begin searching early, log-on to www.HireABobcat.com

Schedule an appointment with a Career Coach at Career, Internship & Student Employment Services to discuss choosing a major or career. Take the Strong Interest Inventory to explore your interests and how they may translate into possible occupations.

Reconnect with your Success Advisor to recalibrate your study strategies and goal setting for the new academic year!

Feel like you mastered your freshman level course? Did you receive a B+ or higher in your courses and are you maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA? If yes, then consider applying to be a SmartyCats Tutor.

Continue to use SmartyCats to maximize your learning.

Are you still involved across campus and earning ChampChange points? Maybe you can earn the $1,000 tuition credit this semester.

Join a campus organization or activity in an area of interest and attend meetings regularly. Consider becoming a leader or officer in the organization.

Develop a resume and have it critiqued at Career, Internship & Student Employment Services.

Attend the annual career fairs in the fall and spring to network with employees and interview for a summer internship.

Reconnect with your Career Coach to narrow down your research on specific career options.

Conduct an informational interview to accumulate and analyze information about the world of work, office politics, corporate culture and workforce diversity.

Complete your first internship, research, field or clinical experience.

Log on to www.HireABobcat.com for upcoming Career Fair information, scheduling an on-campus interview by dropping your resume to the employers of your choice.

Attend the Career Week professional development workshops and the annual career fairs.

Network! Network!! Network!!!

Work with your Career Coach to review your resume & cover letters.

Practice interview skills through a mock interview with your Career Coach.

Complete your second internship, research, field or clinical experience.

Don’t feel pressured by tough courses. Sign up for a SmartyCats Tutor to secure your A! Yes, employers may look at your academic transcript and make a decision from that.

Realize you are still struggling in certain areas such as time management, motivation, or specific types of learning? Make an appointment with our Learning Strategist.

Apply to be a SmartyCats Tutor and help your peers succeed academically while reinforcing your career content knowledge.

Continue your MSU campus involvement by earning ChampChange Points; go to the gym, library, tutoring, games and MORE! Use your Champchange Points to win awesome prizes.

Apply to be a SmartyCats Tutor and help your peers succeed academically while reinforcing your career content knowledge.

Identify organizations that are actively recruiting job candidates by logging on to www.HireABobcat.com.

Kick your job research campaign into high gear; commit yourself to a thorough search.

Schedule interviews on campus and off-site with as many employers as possible.

Attend the career fairs in the fall and spring!

Make an appointment with your Career Coach to target your job search, critique your resume and fine-tune your interviewing and negotiating skills.

Consider and choose from among the various job offers you receive.

Accept the job that best fits your career and professional needs. Let Career, Internship & Student Employment Services know of your job offers and which offer you decide to accept.