SPEED UP YOUR FUTURE CAREER

As a Graduate Accelerator student at Auburn, you get more than academic, language, and cultural growth. You also gain valuable professional skills that prepare you for a long, rewarding career.

The Career Accelerator program is designed specifically for international students, and includes:

  • Four semesters of professional development and career guidance
  • Skills-based training and opportunities for exclusive internships
  • Unique workshops, real-world experiences, and cross-cultural group work

FOUR SEMESTERS. FOR YOUR FUTURE.

During each semester of the Career Accelerator, you’ll build the experience and skills you need to be job-ready when you graduate. Here’s a preview:

Discovery
Semester 1
  • Self-Assessment
  • Major Exploration
  • Professional Etiquette
  • Personal Branding
  • Elevator Speech
  • Résumé/CV
Direction
Semester 2
  • Global Occupational Research
  • Informational Interviews
  • Mock Interviews
  • Cover Letters
  • Networking and Social Media
  • Career Focus Presentation
Design
Semester 3
  • Mentor Matching
  • E-Portfolio Profile
  • Career Fairs, Externships, and Job Shadows
  • Strategic Research Presentation
Decision
Semester 4
  • Career Action Plan
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Leadership Project
  • Progress Reflection Presentation

PICK THE TRACK THAT LEADS TO YOUR FUTURE

The Career Accelerator offers five tracks, so you can focus on what’s most helpful for your professional future.

College-to-Career

College-to-Career

For students preparing for an internship during college or for their job search once they graduate.

Advanced Degree Preparation

Advanced Degree Preparation

For students who plan to get a doctorate degree after their graduate degree.

Sponsored Business Development

Sponsored Business Development

For students participating in a corporate sponsorship program. Includes activities customized for that company or industry.

Family Business Development

Family Business Development

For students interested in pursuing a career strengthening and growing a family-owned business.

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

For students who want to start, own, and manage their own business after they get their degree.

Ready to Study What You Love?

Auburn has highly ranked academic programs. Studying here means you get a top education, plus an exciting and unique American university experience.