DePaul University > Academics > Steps to Success
There’s no one way to have a successful career — and there is a lot to consider along the way. Here’s what our students recommend you take advantage of during your time at DePaul.
Complete an internship any time of year, or during the December Intercession.
Your professors are key to finding jobs and internships, and your classmates could become your colleagues. Networking with everyone is critical.
Class trips, service initiatives and seminar courses may introduce you to a new passion. It’s okay to switch your major—lots of students do.
Travel and learn about global communities and how to navigate cultural and communication differences.
through class projects, case studies and pro bono work for real companies, and publish it on your
Handshake profile to land an internship or job.
CEOs, CTOs and founders will come into your classroom to share their knowledge with you. Don’t be afraid to talk to them.
Who knows? Maybe you’ll meet your future boss.
Working with people, professionals and companies in Chicago will affect and shape your world view.