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Fourth Year Steps for Success

Your Fourth Year at Keystone College

Prepare for transition.

Fourth Year Activities

In your fourth year, finalize career decisions and prepare for the world of work, professional life, or continuing your education with graduate studies..

Academic
  1. Seek research and writing support as you complete your Capstone projects
  2. Complete Senior Seminar and Senior Capstone Project
  3. Conduct undergraduate research
Advising Services
  1. Schedule a meeting with your advisor to review your graduation audit
  2. Schedule another meeting with your advisor to discuss your academic progress and graduation requirements, reflect on your college experience, and discuss post-graduation plans
Career Services and Promise Requirements

Career Development

  1. Make final graduate school or career decisions and start submitting applications
  2. Polish your professional portfolio
  3. Consider becoming an Alumni Mentor or Alumni Admissions Ambassador
  4. Discuss your progress with regard to completing the Keystone Promise with your advisor or the Learning Center
  5. Update your Handshake and LinkedIn accounts

Keystone Promise

  1. Update your resume and cover letter and have them approved
  2. Conduct a job search
  3. Complete a mock interview
  4. Update your Handshake and LinkedIn accounts
  5. Attend the BOTH the Fall or Spring Career, Internship and Grad School Fair
Student Life
  1. Lead a service project through the Office of Civic Engagement and Service Learning
  2. Transition your club/organization into new leadership as you prepare to graduate
  3. Hone your leadership skills, stay involved in activities and service projects
Key Events
  1. Homecoming and Family Weekend
  2. Music and Arts Fair and other band and theater performances
  3. Fall or Spring Career, Internship and Grad School Fair
  4. Undergraduate Research and Creativity Celebration
  5. All-College Honors Convocation
  6. The Block Party
  7. 100 Days to Graduation celebration
  8. Grad Finale
  9. Senior Week festivities
  10. Student Philanthropy Council’s fundraising for the senior class gift
  11. Attend Commencement