Explore Careers and Majors

Career Guides by Major

See where other GVSU Lakers have landed with their major.

Listen to podcast episodes on exploring careers.

Pursuing Graduate or Professional School

Gather information on choosing to pursue graduate education and a timeline for preparing for graduate study.

Highlights career paths related to area of study, identifies potential fields of employments, and ways to develop skills outside the classroom


An online resource providing employment data, such as salaries and job forecasts.

Career One Stop

Describes skills and job duties for multiple occupations and employment outlooks in regional and national context.

Informational Interviews and Job Shadows

Find tips on why and how to conduct informational interviews and job shadows!


A free personalized career assessment and exploration tool

Candid Career


Explore career paths and industries by watching short interviews with professionals

Check out virtual job simulations to get a sense for a ‘day in the life’, see what skills you need to develop, and gain authentic employer exposure

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Research careers to learn about current employment trends, salary data and more

My Next Move

Useful tool for discovering what you want to do for a living.

Explore Health Careers

Here you’ll find the latest health career information and tools to guide you as you prepare for a future in health care.

LinkedIn- GVSU Alumni

See where GVSU alumni and students have landed by exploring LinkedIn

I Want That Job! Series

A video series featuring career paths for early-career workers of all education levels.

Internship and Job Search

Experience Matters


Check out internship experiences of other GVSU students!

Career Center Internship Award

Scholarship for unpaid, for-credit internships

Resume and Cover Letter Guide

Search internships, jobs, employers and events!

Search federal jobs, internships and fellowships

Work Abroad

Tips and advice on how to find opportunities overseas.

Identity-Based Resources


Explore resources and internship/job postings

Strategic Electives

See a list of GVSU elective classes and certifications that can boost your skills and increase your marketability!

Build Skills

Explore free opportunities to enhance skills virtually

Scan your resume and get immediate feedback! Once logged in using your GVSU SSO, navigate to the Resumes tab and choose "ResumeAI".

Interviewing and Networking

Navigating the Virtual World of Work

With in-person events and activities limited, it's important to know how to continue on with your search in a virtual space.

Big Interview

Online tool to practice your upcoming interviews.

LinkedIn- How To Use

Find tips on how to maximize your LinkedIn profile.

Hello West Michigan

Explore professional networking groups in the West Michigan area

Work Like a Laker Podcast

Listen to podcast episodes on interviewing and networking.

Candid Career Videos

These videos offer quick advice on networking and interviewing.

Preparing For Your Professional School Interview

Preparing For Your Professional School Interview

Interview Preparation and Practice - Interactive Video

Interview Preparation and Practice - Interactive Video

Interviewing For Graduate School

Interviewing For Graduate School

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