Boost Your Tiger's Career Prospects

Whether it's the first internship, job, or career opportunity, it's exciting to see your student's journey picking up steam. CELCS is here with opportunities to help give your student a boost. We encourage you to explore all the ways you can engage with other Tiger parents



Parents of First-Year Students

  • Support your Tiger’s career exploration if s/he is undecided.
  • Inform your Tiger that there are opportunities to become more involved on campus through short-term projects.
  • Encourage your student to meet with a career adviser.
  • Help your Tiger find opportunities to become more involved on campus through internships with faculty and staff.
  • Remind your student that the experts in CELCS can assist with a range of career-related needs including major exploration, resume creation, cover letters, and more.


Parents of Sophomores

  • Urge your student to seek other ways to get skills and experience in a field of interest.
  • Help your student think of possibilities for summer jobs, undergraduate research, or internships.
  • Assist your student with networking, a lifelong process that is instrumental in finding a job.
  • Get involved with signature programs such as 1869 Scholars and Tigerworks.


Parents of Juniors

  • Learn about the application process: research and explore programs, think about financing, and start to prepare for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT or MCAT exams.
  • Begin planning the after-graduation job search with the help of experts in Career Services.
  • Attend events and signature programs such as Career Fairs or our etiquette program.


Parents of Seniors

  • Emphasize to your student the importance of connecting with the Trinity Alumni Network.
  • Remind your student to meet with a career adviser.
  • Continue attending events and signature programs such as Tiger Connections and Career Fairs.
  • Encourage your senior to use the coaching and resources in Career Services to help them navigate the job search, interview, and negotiation process.