Graduating from Valpo is a tremendous accomplishment, and along with it often comes a well-deserved celebration and feelings of pride and relief. There are other feelings, however, that may also accompany this major life event:
The Career Center can help students navigate this exciting and unfamiliar transition into the "real world." The pages on the left provide information on job offer protocol & salary negotiation, personal finances & budgeting, your professional portfolio, job search strategies, and graduate school resources. Feel free to contact us if you'd like to chat with one of our advisors - firstname.lastname@example.org or 219.464.5005.
- Many students feel anxious about taking their final steps into adulthood.
- Others may feel a sense of loss and grief as they leave the friendships and community they have gained during college.
- Some students may feel confused and overwhelmed about handling the job offer process.
- Others still may feel pressure and stressed to figure out their "next move" (job, grad school, travel, etc.) if they haven't already.