Northwest College

Career Planning

Try it Out

After identifying the career that's right for you, find a way to experience what it is like to actually work in that field.

  • Talk to academic advisors and instructors to see if there are current or summer job openings you might be eligible for.
  • Investigate internships and/or cooperative-learning work experience opportunities.
  • Visit the Financial Aid office to inquire about work study jobs available on campus in your desired field.
  • Work in the community to set up informational interviews.
  • Network with friends, neighbors, community professionals, and mentors.
  • Try to initiate job shadow opportunities or interview people employed in the career you're interested in.

You can save yourself money, time and frustration by confirming your career choice before committing to an academic path. or call 307.754.6291 for help.

Next step:

  • Make a plan to get the education you'll need for your career.