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Majors and Careers

Choosing and Using Your Major

“What should I major in?” and “what are my career options with this major?” are common questions from Colgate students. The truth is, there is no perfect major for most career fields. A thoughtfully executed liberal arts education will equip you to pursue your career goals. Learn more about choosing a major.

Test Your Options

Learn about different ways to obtain hands-on experience in your field of interest to gauge its fit. LEARN MORE about choosing getting real-world experience.

Learn About Careers

“Career exploration” means doing research about different careers, majors, industries, and positions that interest you. Being fully informed about your options is a necessary and incredibly important step in narrowing your career focus and setting goals for your future. LEARN MORE about careers.