It's never too early to start thinking about your career.

First-year business students benefit from immediate access to resources and guidance from W. P. Carey Career Services Center. Your career management journey begins the day you enroll — and we hope you will engage with us from early career exploration to graduation and beyond.

First-year highlights

  • Your career journey
  • What you will learn
  • Career outcomes
  • The Career Navigation Program (CNP) is designed as the core career program for all undergraduate students. Each course provides relevant, curated career instruction. As a first-year student, you will take WPC 148: Introduction to Career Development. The course encourages you to explore careers and identify professional interests by using the Career Management Model and other W. P. Carey resources.
    • Intro to career management: Learn to understand the Career Management Model
    • Major and career exploration: Explore different career paths and trajectories
    • Career resources: Discover and use a variety of W. P. Carey and university career resources
    • Professional development: Understand how to make the most of your time at ASU, using the programming available from Career Management and Employer Engagement
    • Students can apply the most appropriate ASU career resource to accomplish a career oriented task
    • Students can compare and contrast the career paths available in their given major
    • Students know who their career coach is and how to access appointments

Peer coaching for first-year students

Our MBA peer career coaches offer drop-in appointments as well as career appointments for first- and second-year students. Visit your first-year career community to connect with peer coaches relevant to your major and career path. MBA peer career coaches are available to help you with:
  • A review of your resume/cover letter and feedback for improvement
  • Basic interviewing skills
  • General career-related questions

First-year career communities

Discover curated career connections, events, and resources. Our first-year career communities provide you with actionable opportunities to advance your career, created and curated for students like you. Identify your first-year career community by major: Accountancy Business Administration Business Data Analytics Business Entrepreneurship Business Law Communication Computer Information Systems Corporate Accounting Economics Finance Financial Planning Food Industry Management Global Agribusiness Global Leadership Global Logistics Management Global Politics Health Care Human Resources Information Security Language and Culture Management Marketing Public Service and Public Policy Retail Management Sports Business Statistics Supply Chain Management Sustainability Technology Tourism