SPARK Requirements: Undergraduate

Undergraduate SPARK (First-Year) REQUIREMENTS /

  • Join the program  HERE
  • Create a  CareerNext  Account  HERE
  • First Year Career Education Workshop Series
    • Participate in all  3 career  education  sessions during the academic year
  • Practitioner Events
    • Participate in at least 2 practitioner events (e.g., “Careers in”)
  • Career Consultations
    • Participate in at least 1 career advising session with your dedicated career advisor before  May 13, 2022

*Students from the first cohort may also be eligible to receive a SPARK certificate retrospectively for the academic year 2020/2021. We will inform you by the end of Fall Term.


Undergraduate SPARK (Second-Year) REQUIREMENTS /

  • Join the program  HERE
  • Create a  CareerNext  Account  HERE (If you made an account during your first year, this step is not necessary) 
  • Career  Education  Sessions
    • Participate in at least  3 career  education  sessions during the academic year 
  • Practitioner  Events
    • Participate in at least  3  practitioner events(e.g., “Careers in”)
  • Career Consultations
    • Participate in at least 1 career advising session with your dedicated career advisor before  May 13, 2022 
  • SPARK+
    • Fulfill an experiential component ofat least 40hwithin the specified period*, such as: 
      • an internship experience (timeframe:  June 1, 2021 - May 13, 2022) 
      • a summer job (timeframe: June 1, 2021 - August 30, 2021) 
      • a volunteering experience (timeframe:  June 1, 2021 - May 13, 2022) 
      • a leadership experience (timeframe: June 1, 2021 -  May 13, 2022)

*To qualify, the internship, summer job, volunteering or leadership experience should be conducted with a single organization. Full details about SPARK+ will be shared here soon.