Careers

Want to Discover Your Dream Career? Use Design Thinking

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What do you want to do with your life? What is your major? What are you going to do with that major? These are three questions haunting students across the United States, and the pressure to choose a viable career path overwhelms them as early as high school. A Pew Research Center study of US teens ages 13-17 indicates that academics, along with the desire to attend college and secure a career they enjoy, is their biggest source of stress. With hundreds of available majors across thousands of colleges, many feel the weight of making the right choice. Parents, peers, teachers and social media all impact career choice. Many of my students are so paralyzed, they ask me to look at their resumes and tell them what positions fit them best.

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