Career Exploration & Planning

As a Freshman at LHU, you will want to visit the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) and familiarize yourself with their web site and the many links and resources.  

The Center can help you explore and create a plan for your career.


  • You can logon to FOCUS and complete the assessments to identify interests, values, skills and personality preferences.  Use your results, experiences and aspirations to write a personalized Action Plan on FOCUS.
  • Familiarize yourself with various majors.  Attend the Majors Fair. Talk to faculty and upper-classmen.
  • Attend the Club Fair.  Participate in activities and clubs to explore interests and develop new skills.
  • Start conducting informational interviews and job shadow professionals.
  • Attend career related events, workshops, presentations, job fairs.
  • Begin to develop your resume and take it to the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD).
  • Consider a summer job that will allow you to experience something you are interested in.