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Road Map to Graduation

The Road Map to Graduation and Student Success will help the student navigate beyond academics through the four years of undergraduate school at the Huntsman School of Business.

First Year

  • Attend Orientation, Career Workshops, and Focused Fridays
  • Meet with advisor to discuss road map
  • Create an academic plan towards graduation
  • Meet with career specialist and initiate a Career Action Plan (CAP)
  • Connect with Jon M Huntsman School of Business through Social Media
  • Create resume, LinkedIn and AGGIE Handshake profiles
  • Join a club or professional organization
  • Explore global or career learning experiences
  • Consider options for professional attire

Second Year

  • Consult with advisor on long term education and career goals
  • Engage in Focused Fridays events
  • Meet with a career specialist to update your CAP and develop a job and internship search strategy
  • Stay active in clubs and/or professional organizations
  • Expand network to include faculty members and employers
  • Participate in a career exploration trip, summer study abroad, internship or service opportunity
  • Complete a practive interview here

Third Year

  • Review leadership, internship, and career opportunities with your career specialist
  • Gain leadership experience in clubs and professional organizations
  • Prepare for life after Huntsman
    • Utilize Focused Fridays
    • Participate in Huntsman Career Expo Mock Interview day
    • Continue to expand and maintain professional network
    • Find a professional mentor
    • Research graduate schools and prepare for the GMAT/GRE/MAT
    • Practice telling your story at networking events

Fourth Year

  • Apply for jobs and/or graduate school
    • Tailor resume/cover letter to specific opportunities
    • Participate in interview workshop, evaluate and improve skills
    • Research companies and salaries, formulating negotiation strategy
  • Utilize professional network for career opportunities, letters of recommendation or references
  • Continue leadership/participation in clubs and professional organizations
    • Be a mentor
    • Gain insights from Focused Fridays
  • Follow graduation plan as outlined on graduation application
  • Accept job offer and complete graduation survey

Post Year

  • Stay connected with the Huntsman School and USU
  • Continue to utilize your professional network
  • Report success
  • Pay it forward
  • Take advantage of social media



Road Map to Graduation PDF