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How to Design Your Dream Job

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There’s so much to look forward to in college – learning more about a subject you’re passionate about, meeting interesting professors and fellow students, and perhaps even experiencing a new city.

Part of what makes the University of Arizona so impactful is the only-found-here resume builders you can take advantage of while you’re a student. Here are just a few examples:

Dream Job: Climate Expert

  • Major: Environmental Studies
  • Arizona Extracurriculars: Compost Cats, Defend Our Future, Environmental Awareness Society, Harvest Cats
  • Internship, Volunteer & Job Opportunities: Watershed Management Group, The Nature Conservancy, Iskashitaa Refugee Network

Dream Job: Medical Professional

  • Major: Biology (like Mariana!)
  • Arizona Extracurriculars: American Medical Student Association, College of Medicine Wilderness Medicine Club, Cardiology Interest Group, Flying Samaritans, Mobile Medicats
  • Internship, Volunteer & Job Opportunities: Clinica Amistad, Students Helping In-Need Elderly (SHINE), Tot Shots Vaccine Clinic

Dream Job: Media Mogul

  • Major: Journalism
  • Arizona Extracurriculars: Eller Social Media Club, American Marketing Association, Society of Professional Journalists
  • Internship, Volunteer & Job Opportunities: The Daily Wildcat, UATV-3, the Arizona Daily Star


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And if you’re still unsure about which major to choose, don’t worry. There are resources like Student Engagement & Career Development and your academic advisor that can help you align your interests with your ideal career. Plus, the A Center provides support and resources for Undeclared, Transitional, Pre-Health Professions, and Pre-Law students.

The A Center also offers an assessment tool called MyMajors that allows you to answer questions about your interests, skills, and values to find potential degree programs that may be a fit for you. 


Start here. Dream big! Apply to the University of Arizona today.



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