The Office of Career Services: Examples of Career Objectives

The career objectives listed below are samples. They are intended to give you ideas on how to construct your own career objectives and organize your resume. Therefore, please avoid copying directly.

Accounting

To work in an accounting and business environment utilizing sound computer background and experience with opportunities for professional growth with managerial responsibilities.

Human Resources

Wish to begin career with an opportunity to utilize a background in benefits, labor relations, and employee counseling programs, leading to a supervisory position.

Public Relations

Interested in using communication background to promoted public awareness and goodwill programs and services through news releases and visual aids.

Actuary

Looking for a challenging career in the insurance industry where a solid background in applied mathematics and statistics could contribute to policy in determining liabilities, with prospects for personal growth.

Human Services

A career in social services with opportunities for direct service, counseling, and advocacy work around consumer and environmental issues, where previous experience and training could enhance professional success and personal growth.

Publishing

Entry-level position as a writer where experience as a staff writer for student publications and extensive computer knowledge could lead to advancement and accomplishment.

Banking

Seeking an entry-level position in management training with exposure in credit analysis and commercial lending.

Investment Analysis

Looking for a management trainee position with opportunity to analyze financial information and help forecast business, leading to a supervisory position in the investment area.

Recreation Therapy

A career opportunity which allows creative approach and interaction in delivering direct services to children and adults with possibilities to eventually supervise and manage programs.

Biochemist

A research-oriented position with possibility to use laboratory experience and utilize a writing background to document research findings.

Marketing

Looking for a career in marketing with emphasis in sales management where computer, communication, and people skills could be an asset.

Rehabilitation Counselor

A career as a rehabilitation counselor involving one-on-one work with the elderly faced with both psychological and environmental problems.

Computer Programmer

A career as a system design specialist in software and hardware, leading to professional advisement and managerial responsibilities.

Market Research

Wishing to utilize data-collection experience acquired as a research assistant to analyze consumer behavior in a business environment.

Sales

A career as a sales trainee with a potential for growth and active customer contact where personal drive and good communication and computer skills could enhance the profitability of the organization.

Financial Management

An entry-level position in a financial institution with emphasis in credit analysis, real estate, and commercial lending where communication skills and computer background could be an asset.

Music

Looking for a career in a creative environment as a member of a musical group playing different instruments to entertain an audience.

Social Science Research

A position in an educational and research setting with potential to do field data collection and analysis and the opportunity to use critical writing and a computer background in compiling reports.

Health Care

A career in a health planning institution with potential for extensive field research using quantitative background, leading to a supervisory role.