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Jepson School Career Blueprint

Where can leadership studies take you? Anywhere you want to go.

Jepson School students pursue careers in diverse fields. Some go into business, education and health care. Others pursue careers in nonprofit organizations, politics or even start their own businesses. Many Jepson graduates are leaders in their organizations. No matter where you go, you will need certain skills.

A Jepson education fosters crucial skills employers are looking for in graduates. You will have opportunities to gain and refine professional skills that will benefit you as you apply for your first job and throughout your career. The Jepson Career Blueprint is a resource that will help you find ways to hone your skills and get where you want to go.

Jepson students:

  • master leadership theory
  • translate theory into practice
  • work well in teams and understand group dynamics
  • understand how to manage and lead change
  • understand what it means to be a good follower
  • think critically
  • listen actively
  • communicate effectively
  • understand complex problems and see relationships between factors
  • apply ethical reasoning to their actions and those of others
  • mediate and negotiate conflicts
  • tend to be service-oriented and see themselves as stewards of the organizations they join
  • examine the present by referring to the past
Building Your Brand

Everything from your emails to class attendance shapes how faculty, staff, and potential employers view you. Here are Career Services resources to consider when presenting yourself.