Whether your student is a freshman looking to select a major, or a senior preparing to graduate, career courses offered through University Career Services are available to support your student.
George Mason University has a robust Career Education Program which is comprised of five career courses. The growth of the program has surpassed forecasted rates showcasing institutional support for producing career ready graduates and student acknowledgement of the importance of career preparation.
Every fall and spring semester Mason students can select from multiple sections – including hybrid and online options – for each career course your student can:
- Learn how to choose a major that is right fit for his or her interests, skills and personality with UNIV 220: Decide/Confirm Major, a two-credit course for second-semester freshman or higher
- Prepare to pursue internships and other career-related experiences with UNIV 320: Internship/Career Readiness, a one-credit course for sophomores or higher
- Discover how to transition from Mason to a job or a career with UNIV 420: College to Career, a one-credit course for juniors and seniors
- Learn how to become ready for graduate and professional school with UNIV421: College to Graduate School, a one-credit course for juniors and seniors
- Develop a professional image so you can stand out in your first job after Mason with UNIV422: Developing your Professional Edge, a one-credit course for graduating seniors
Encourage your student to register for a career course during fall 2016. If your student is interested in enrolling in any of the above courses, more information is available on the University Career Services website!
Assistant Director, Career Education
University Career Services