Wildcat Way to Professional Success

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Wildcat Way to Professional Success

At the University of New Hampshire, students develop personal and professional skills by following the Wildcat Way to Professional Success. Our aim is to demystify the action steps students should take and provide a guide for professional development to support each student's academic experiences. Career and Professional Success provides events, services, and coaching in each of these core areas as Wildcats explore career options and their path to personal and professional success. 

What do I have to learn about myself and my potential field?

  • Identify your interests, skills, and values
  • Reflect on what major or career you would like to pursue
  • Research of industry trends and characteristics
  • Identify the skills and requirements necessary for your industry

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How do I present myself?

  • Enhance your application materials and professional communication to cultivate your professional image
  • Market yourself and your professional reputation 

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How do I practice and build skills?

  • Take advantage of academic, co-curricular and professional experiences available to you
  • Build transferable skills from multiple experiences
  • Get Involved!

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Who should I know and how do I meet them?

  • Cultivate, maintain and leverage professional and personal networks
  • Gain insight and create opportunity by networking and relationship building

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