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Ready, Explore, Apply, Launch


The QEP will help you get career ready by increasing awareness of available career resources and technologies.


The QEP will help you explore different careers to ensure your career and academic pathways align.

In this video, Dr. Mike Salisbury, dean of the Freshman College, describes how the Freshman College will help you explore your pathways.


The QEP is identifying REAL courses in all academic programs to help you develop and apply career readiness skills and competencies.

In this video, Dr. Nicole Lozano, assistant professor of psychology, describes how she gets REAL about careers in PSY 2110 Applying Your Degree.


The QEP helps you launch into a career by helping you find internships, network with employers and alumni, and other high-impact career readiness practices.

In this video, Dr. Andrew Tiger, dean of the Norris-Vincent College of Business, highlights high-impact practices helping students to be career ready. 

QEP Resources

Center for Career and Professional Success

Learn about the Four-Year Career Plan, complete a career assessment and use your Handshake account to get connected.

General Studies 1181 Signature Courses

Signature Courses create a classroom environment where first-year students can interact with faculty regarding intellectual topics of mutual interest and can engage in shared inquiry and the practice of reasoning.

Find a REAL Course in Your Academic Program

A list of REAL courses is coming in 2023-24.

Faculty Learning Commons

FLC mini-grants can support faculty course development strategies related to career readiness and QEP.

Questions? Contact Us!

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