Montana State University
Career, Internship
& Student Employment Services

Montana State University
177 Strand Union Bldg.
P.O. Box 174180
Bozeman, MT 59717-4180

Tel: (406) 994-4353
Toll-Free: 877-777-8489
Fax: (406) 994-5488
careers@montana.edu

Junior Year Action Plan



Gaining Career Experiences

  • Assess your qualifications for work in your chosen field.
  • Consult with faculty, counselors, administrators; join organizations in your chosen field.  Check with Career, Internship & Student Employment Services for on-campus interview schedules and employer listings.
  • Network! Network!! Network!!!
  • Attend workshops on resumes, cover letters, and the interview process.
  • Review and update your resume and job search correspondence.
  • Practice your interview skills.
  • Plan your job search campaign. Review alternate career plans.
  • Begin internship, field, or clinical experiences.
  • Attend the career fairs in the fall and spring.

Summer Vacation After Junior Year

  • Get a summer job or internship in your chosen field; continue to obtain experience and enhance your marketability for jobs after graduation.
  • Develop job-related and computer skills, if possible.
  • Develop maturity and knowledge of the work place.
  • Compile an inventory of your interests, skills, and qualifications as they relate to your job objective.