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DUSuccess - Helpful Resources for Academic Help

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.—Pablo Picasso

I Need Help with... Direction & Goals


Career-Oriented Help

  • Career Decisions Course
    Enroll in Effective Career Decision-Making (CN ED 100) to examine internal and external factors that contribute to career development. The course is especially helpful for students who are undecided about a major or career.
  • Career Services Drop-In Counseling
    Have a 10-15 minute meeting with a Penn State career counselor for any career-related concerns.
  • Career Services - Exploring Fields of Interest
    Take the appropriate steps in the career planning process.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations through this resource from the US Department of Labor.
  • What Can I Do With This Major?
    Find careers and opportunities that typically relate to specific majors. These lists are by no means comprehensive of where a major could lead you.

Goal Setting

Thinking About What to Study


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