Explore Careers

Translate Passions & Pursuits into Careers

Regardless of your major, the skill sets you gain at Wake Forest allow you to pursue a wide range of career opportunities. You have the resources to explore the possible careers, industries, positions, and helpful resources. From theatre, to journalism, nonprofits, and more, the opportunities are endless.

You can discover a wide range of career options, and find what best aligns with YOUR values and YOUR interests. Why? Because YOU are the driver behind the wheels of YOUR life.

Another Way to Explore…

is to meet with a career coach. The OPCD is staffed with coaches to guide you through this process. No need to go it alone!

FirstHand

Explore your career options on FirstHand! This premiere career exploration site gives you the inside scoop on industries, careers, and professions in over 400 career fields. See how FirstHand ranks companies in your favorite industries and download helpful career guides to learn more about careers that interest you! Search for internships and jobs based on your career options and gather information on your potential careers. Use your Wake Forest email address to log in and investigate your career options.

Explore, in a Class

Earn credit while exploring! EDU 120 and EDU 220 are college-to-career course that will help you find which career aligns with your strengths and passions.