Be able to identify and navigate CSUN structures, policies, resources, academic requirements,
expectations, financial aid/scholarships, and extra-curricular opportunities in order to act as an
agent in your own academic success.
Be able to describe your academic and professional strengths, weaknesses, and interests and
use them to develop better study strategies and short and long-term goals.
Be able to describe the research, internship, volunteer/community service, work experience,
leadership/mentoring, and networking opportunities related to your field and/or major and
their importance to your personal and career success.
Be able to demonstrate effective use of career readiness competencies, including critical
thinking, oral/written communications, and time management.
Be able to create effective career tools, including a resume, portfolio, and cover letter.
Have constructed a comprehensive action plan for completing your degree and preparing for
Have gained a sense of belonging at CSUN.