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Quick Tips for Travels to your First Destination


1. Speak with a Travel Agent

Make an Appointment with a Career Counselor. Need help getting started with your search, some direction, or a little motivation? OPCD career counselors enthusiastically aid students in the development journey.

 2. Pack your Bags

 Welcome to the WFU Alumni Network. You have much to offer the world! Knowing your strengths, passions and what you bring to the table will help you connect with those in your network and beyond.

 3. Complete Check-in Online

 Register/Update Deacon Source. Deacon Source is an online resource granting WFU students access to internship and job postings, on-campus recruiting, and more!

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 Rest Assure, OPCD is for All Majors. No matter your career and professional interests, OPCD is a valuable resource that serves all WFU students, from liberal arts majors to professional degree students.

 5. Check your Baggage

 Let OPCD Help You. Good news! You don’t have to have all the answers. OPCD offers assessments and career counseling to help you through the decision making process.

 6. Clear Security with Ease

Take Admissions Tests Now. Whether graduate school is in your immediate future or a few years away, it’s a good idea to take admissions tests sooner than later. GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT scores remain valid for several years. OPCD can help you navigate the grad school process.

Career Fair7. Locate your Gate

Familiarize yourself with OPCD. Identifying a career path is only step one. OPCD connects you to resources that help you along the way: WFU Career Connectors, career treksalumni mentors and networking events.

8. Prepare for Take Off

Take Advantage of Opportunities to Meet Employers. Employer Information Sessions, Connects Events, Career Panels, Career Fairs, and other OPCD initiatives offer you real face time with employers and recruiters.

9. Travel Like a Pro

Create/Update your Resume and LinkedIn Profile. First impressions often come through a resume or LinkedIn. Visit OPCD for resume and profile reviews and to get your profile photo taken in the LinkedIn photo booth.

10. Send a Postcard

 Share your Exciting Next Steps with OPCD. Complete the First Destination survey.

Category: First Destination