Junior Jump

Junior Jump is an initiative for rising juniors and first-semester juniors to help guide them through the career development process, and ensure persistence to degree completion. The program allows for a personalized approach that includes any or all of the following:

Career Coaching

  • Career Assessment (CliftonStrengths for Students, interest inventories, values sort, and MBTI)
  • Identify purpose and path, other self-discovery activities
  • Adopt an "Own Your Career" mindset using the concepts of Self-Leadership
  • Learn the Career Competencies employers seek and how to develop them
  • Career Exploration
  • Career Development Plan/Setting Goals

Career-Building Experiences

Internships or other Performance Learning opportunities

Mentoring with Millikin Alumni

Connect one-on-one with a Millikin alum for personal and career development

Employment and/or Graduate School Advising/Preparation

Resumes, Cover Letters, Personal Statements, Building a Personal Brand, Mock Interviews, and Job Search Strategies
Create a LinkedIn Profile and learn how to leverage it as a tool for career success

Career Communities

Join a career community to connect with career professionals in an informal setting

Professional Development Opportunities

Workshops/Events from a community of experts on a variety of topics relevant to success in today's workplace

To learn more, contact us at CAPPcareers@millikin.edu, call 217.424.6294, or stop by the Center for Academic & Professional Performance (CAPP) in University Commons Professional Performance Suite (UC336).