Alcon Career Center | Families
College career advisors and parents have a common goal - helping your student make sound career choices.
Tips for Supporting Your Student's Career Search
- Encourage a visit the Alcon Career Center, no matter when they are graduating
- Suggest that your student explore interests by volunteering and participating in extracurricular activities.
- Affirm your student's career choices and unique strengths and interests
- Advise your student to attend and/all TCU current events.
- Emphasize the importance of shadowing and networking with professionals
- Encourage summer employment to learn the value of a strong work ethic
- Support your student's job search, but don't conduct the search yourself
- Notify the Alcon Career Center about job/internship opportunities
- Become a mentor for your profession
Click here to get started with the TCU Center for Career & Professional Development