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Career Planning

Career & Co-op Center

The Career & Co-op Center is a great resource for students exploring career paths related to your major. Career Counselors can help identify experiential opportunities to give you insight into career paths, help with job/internship searches, resume and cover letter development, interviewing and other related skills. Call for an appointment and/or review the website, which provides many online services for job and internship search, career exploration and more.

What Can I Do With This Major? 

The Career & Co-op Center’s "What Can I Do With This Major?" online resource helps identify various career areas related to respective majors, the types of employers in those career areas and strategies to make yourself marketable for positions. 


The O*NET (Occupational Information Network ) is a database of occupational requirements and worker attributes. It describes occupations in terms of the skills and knowledge required, how the work is performed and typical work settings. This is a great resource for career exploration, job specific salary research and more.


PROPATH is UMass Lowell's Career Development Program for undergraduates. Providing a structured four-year process for career development and experiential education, ProPath is a great program to map out your career exploration, preparation and implementation.


UMass Lowell’s on-campus recruiting system, Handshake, is where employers post positions for prospective interns, co-ops, entry-level and experienced candidates. Also find the Career & Co-op events schedule and registration system here.