Sophomore Accelerator

Get a Head Start on Your Career

Second-year students can boost their career prospects by participating in the Sophomore Accelerator, a nine-week, comprehensive career development course covering everything from foundational skills to how to dress for interviews and communicate with potential employers.

During the one-credit, pass/fail course, students:

  • Identify their greatest skills and explore fields that match their interests
  • Master the art of writing effective resumes and cover letters
  • Network with alumni and engage with employers
  • Learn and practice successful interview techniques
  • Build their professional social media presence


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
10 a.m. – noon
1 – 3 p.m.

Providing Guidance: The Eagle Expert Network

Students taking the Sophomore Accelerator course hone their interpersonal skills through informational and mock interviews with alumni from the Eagle Expert Network—a group of successful Carroll School alumni who help students secure internships and foster professional relationships.

Eagle Experts provide invaluable mentorship, and through their knowledge students learn about the various industries and opportunities available after graduation.