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Career Development

Equipping students with the necessary tools to assist them in planning their futures.

Charlotte Anderson
Career Development Specialist

311 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, KY 40506

Courses offered (online only)

A&S 150 - Your Career and Academic Journey

  • 6-Week Course, 2 credits, pass/fail
  • This course is designed for freshmen/sophomore or any student needing assistance in declaring a major or defining a career plan
  • Students process their career journey at the start of the course by writing a career-autobiography
  • Assess Their interests by taking the Strong Interest Inventory
  • Assess their personality type, skills, personal and work values
  • Research careers and majors
  • Complete and action plan for present and future goals

A&S 350 - Personal Strengths and Career Development

  • 3 credit for grade course, earning 300-level credit towards their degree, can be used towards A&S social science requirement
  • This course is designed to assist the junior/senior/alumni through the professional aspects of finding and landing a career
  • Learn about the chaos theory and how to apply it to their own personal story
  • Assess their strengths by taking the StrengthsFinder Assessment developed by the Gallup Organization
  • Assess their personality type and values
  • Write a working resume and cover letter
  • Research careers
  • Create a complete LinkedIn profile for networking