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Business Sophomore

Sophomore: Fall

Attend the 2nd year Career Plan Workshop.

Update resume.

  • College experiences should start to take the place of high school experiences on your resume.

Explore majors/careers.

Internships Research.

Stay involved!

For ideas, check out student organizations and volunteering opportunities.

Sophomore: Winter

Apply for internships.

  • Many structured, summer internship programs have application deadlines in the winter quarter. Plan ahead! Explore the links below for opportunities and deadline details. 


Try leadership.

  • Volunteer to coordinate a project or committee.

Practice interviewing.

Sophomore: Spring

Apply for internships.

  • Internship positions are still available. Check out opportunities in UCR Handshake.

Apply to the Business Administration major.

Practice networking.

  • Attend a Networking Your Way to a Job or Mastering LinkedIn Workshop.
  • Stay active with your LinkedIn account and join groups and organizations related to your field of interest.

Attend the Last Chance Career Fair.

  • Employers will be on campus to discuss full-time, part-time and internship openings at the Last Chance Career Fair. Learn more.

Sophomore: Summer

Summer experience.

  • Capitalize on opportunities, paid or unpaid that will help you explore fields of interest.

Informational interviews.

Review & re-set goals.

  • Reflect and identify next steps.

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