Career Exploration and Major Selection

Choosing a Major

You are about to invest several years of your life studying something in great detail. Make sure it is something in which you are interested!   Planning puts you in charge and allows you to design your own future. Some people are reluctant to make decisions being fearful of making the “wrong” decision while others just don’t know where to start.  

FOCUS Career Assessment

The Ursinus Career and Post-Graduate Development Office has partnered with FOCUS to provide you with a self-paced, online career guidance tool used to assist you in self-assessment and career exploration. 

FOCUS Login 

Focus Access code found in the Resources section in Handshake. Login through Handshake to learn the password.

What Can I Do With A Major In…  

Explore Career Options with the NY Times is more than just a digital newspaper. In addition to its newspaper articles, it has: newsletters, podcasts, translated editions in Spanish and Chinese, accessible features, and archived articles since 1851 -2002, (5 pdf download per day per user restriction).

New York is found on Myrin Library’s Databases A-Z page with the title: New York Times (digital access). also has:

Cooperative Programs

At Ursinus you can take advantage of exciting partnership with several universities that offer students seamless access to advanced degree and professional programs. Learn more.