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Latin American Studies

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  • Meet with the LAS Program Director to receive academic guidance, explore research opportunities, and discuss academic and career plans
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  • Meet with your career counselor to update your career plan
  • Obtain additional practical/internship experience
  • Meet with the LAS Program Director to receive academic guidance, explore research opportunities, and discuss academic and career plans
  • Update your resume on Handshake to search and apply for positions
  • Attend on-campus and off-campus Career Expos
  • Continue to expand your professional network
  • Attend events sponsored by the International Club
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