Want to know the secret to standing out to a prospective employer? Our Career and Life Success model breaks down what employers want into six themes. Two that will really matter in all aspects of your future career, Diversity & Inclusion and Emotional Intelligence, are integrated throughout the four themes below. 


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The belief that you can improve upon your abilities and change your perception of success through practice, effort, and continuous learning.

  • Failure and resilience

  • Adaptability and flexibility

  • Curiosity and creativity

Relationship Management

An ability to develop, foster, and maintain various types of meaningful relationships throughout your life and career.

  • Teamwork and collaboration

  • Networking and mentoring

  • Purposeful communication

Career Navigation

Knowledge of personal factors that influence career decision-making and ability to intentionally explore and develop your career.

  • Decision-making

  • Career exploration and planning

  • Understanding of values, interests, personality, and strengths

Professional Foundation

Knowledge and skills you need to effectively compete for internships, jobs, graduate school and other opportunities.

  • Resume, cover letter, and portfolio

  • Interviewing and professional branding

  • Opportunity search strategies

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