Career Choice and Planning

When choosing a career it is important to know yourself, learn about options, and develop a plan to successfully reach your goals. Whether you are trying to decide on a major, unclear about career options or want to make a career change, Career Services can help.

All students are encouraged to meet with Career Services during their first semester to learn about available resources and discuss their career plans.

Career Exploration and Assessments

The following career exploration and assessment tools simplify the process of choosing your career path:

Career Planning

Discuss Your Assessment Results

Career Services is eager to meet with you to:

  • Review the results of your career assessment
  • Discuss your career interests and identify resources for further exploration
  • Identify Southwest majors related to your career goals so that you are better prepared to meet with your advisor

To schedule an appointment email careerservices@southwest.tn.edu, call 901-333-4180, or stop by Career Services.

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Discuss Your Career Path With Your Advisor

Your advisor can help you map out an academic plan and choose courses that will prepare you for your chosen career. Once you have chosen a major (or if you want to change your current major), please follow the steps below to update your Southwest electronic record.  It is important to have your correct college major in the system in order to be properly advised.

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