Life + Career exploration

While studying in the College of LAS, you're able to explore and identify your passions and interests. Take advantage of life-shaping activities structured to help you discover what you would like to do after college. 

Make the most of your Illinois experience by visiting our Life + Career Design Lab or attending an LAS Success workshop.

Within this section, you'll find specifics on how to make the most of your time on campus, including exploring your interests and mapping out your future. For information on preparing for your life and career after graduation, examine our Life + Career preparation page.

Access the Life + Career Design Lab

Explore your interests and questions on majors, career preparation, study abroad, undergraduate research and other life-designing and life-shaping activities.


Attend a workshop

The LAS Success workshop series is designed to support students’ academic, personal, and professional development. These workshops can help you design your life and career.

Students in business attire working together on a group project

Additional resources

Wellness resources
Success requires resilience, persistence, adaptability and fortitude. Develop skills for integrating into unfamiliar social and cultural contexts and learn how to thrive within those environments.