My Career Path

My Career Path is the career component of the Compass, and identifies the steps to take on your career journey.

You will learn more about:

Yourself
Career interests
Career competencies
Experiences
All preparing you for your future career

 

Excite

As you get started you will learn more about yourself and what your options might be

When do I do this? First year and any time after
Things you’ll learn
  • Your interests, skills and strengths
  • Career competencies
  • Career basics
  • LinkedIn
  • Handshake
Things you’ll do
  • Create a resume
  • Update Handshake & LinkedIn profile
  • Start some experiences

Explore

Once you have a sense of your options you can explore more of what your path might be and start taking action

When do I do this? Second year and any time after
Things you’ll learn
  • Networking
  • Mentoring
  • Interview prep
  • Internship ideas
Things you’ll do
  • Review and update resume
  • Attend employer events
  • Shadow professionals in your field
  • Gain experience in your field

Engage

This is where the rubber hits the road and you start putting your plan into action and getting experience

When do I do this? Third year and any time after
Things you’ll learn
  • Internship process
  • Goal setting
  • Translating experiences
Things you’ll do
  • Review and update resume
  • Attend employer events
  • Practice interview skills
  • Apply for internships

Emerge

Make sure you have a sense of where you’ve gone and make a plan for what your journey will look like outside of St. Kate’s

When do I do this? Fourth year and any time after
Things you’ll learn
  • Job search
  • Goal setting
  • Translating experiences and feedback
  • Salary negotiation
Things you’ll do
  • Review and update resume
  • Attend employer events
  • Actively network with alums & employers
  • Apply for jobs after graduation

Making Career Connections Badge

This article is an introduction to the Badge: Career Connections on Suitable. To learn more about badges, visit Suitable’s website

A career connection is a relationship you create with another person that will help you in your future career. These …

By Meagan Baker
Meagan Baker Career Specialist
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Making Career Decisions Badge

 This article is an introduction to the Badge: Career Decisions on Suitable. To learn more about badges, visit Suitable’s website. 

 

 A career decision is any type of decision that has to do with careers, like choosing a major, finding …

By Meagan Baker
Meagan Baker Career Specialist
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My Career Path: A Q&A session with Dr. Suzanne Burke-Lehman

Dr. Suzanne Burke-Lehman is the Director and Associate Professor of Nursing at St. Catherine University. This article is a Q&A session with Burke-Lehman about her career path. 

How did you know what you wanted to major in during college and …

By Tia Yang
Tia Yang Career Assistant
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Career Resources

The “Turning Barriers into Building Blocks” activity is a creative exercise intended to help you identify things that may be …

The “What’s Impacting Your Decision” activity is an exercise that helps you identify what factors are contributing to the career …

An Individual Action Plan is a goal-setting tool that can be used to help you take charge of your future, …

These slides are for the presentation provided during the Faculty Staff Institute on January 26, 2022

These slides are from the presentation provided to faculty and staff at the Faculty Staff Institute on September 1, 2021.

Contact & Location

Phone
651-690-8890
Address

CdC | Room 210
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Career Service Hours

M 8:00am - 4:30 pm
T 8:00am - 6:00 pm
W 8:00am - 4:30 pm
TH 8:00am - 6:00 pm
F 8:00am - 4:30 pm