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Third Year Steps for Success

Third Year Steps for Success

Your Third Year at Keystone College

Increase Interactions and Build Relationships

Third Year Activities

In your third year, focus and fine-tune an educational and career plan through increased interaction with advisors and internship opportunities.


  1. Start preparing for senior capstone and completion of graduation requirements
  2. Participate in undergraduate research
  3. Connect with faculty and alumni mentors
  4. Attend the Spring Undergraduate Research and Creativity Celebration

Advising Services

  1. Schedule a meeting with your advisor to discuss your classes and co-curricular activities, internships, service learning, senior capstone projects, and post-graduation plans
  2. Schedule another meeting with your advisor to prepare for registration

Career Services and Promise Requirements

Career Development

  1. Attend alumni networking events
  2. Discuss your progress with regard to completing the Keystone Promise with your advisor or the Learning Center
  3. Create a LinkedIn profile and connect with Keystone’s Career Services page

Keystone Promise

  1. Complete an internship, shadowing, or experiential learning opportunity
  2. Discuss graduate school/plans for additional education
  3. Create a LinkedIn account and link to Keystone College and Keystone College Career Services
  4. Attend BOTH the Fall or Spring Career, Internship and Grad School Fair
  5. Update your Handshake account
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Student Life

  1. Take leadership roles in clubs, organizations, Student Government, Student Activities, New Student Orientation, and as mentors to first year and sophomore year students
  2. Apply to attend an alternative spring break trip
  3. Build your list of co-curricular activities, take on leadership roles in clubs and organizations
  4. Attend the Annual Leadership Conference
  5. Apply to attend the National Conference on Student Leadership

Key Events

  1. Homecoming and Family Weekend
  2. Music and Arts Fair and other band and theater performances
  3. All-College Honors Convocation
  4. The Block Party
  5. Fall or Spring Career, Internship and Grad School Fair