Returning to Work after Break

Whether your break from work was six months or six years long, this page is full of helpful information. Learn more about yourself, the state of the industry you left, how to market your time away from work, and companies that have returnship programs. 

  • Focus 2 Online Assessment: FOCUS 2 is an online career self-assessment system that will help you explore your values, interests, personality and skills, and their relation to possible majors and careers.
  • O*Net Interest Profiler: The O*Net Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are, how they relate to the world of work, and what kinds of careers you might want to explore.

  • Handshake: Search for jobs and employer contact information, register for an upcoming event, or schedule a career advising appointment.

  • iRelaunch: Advice, resources, events for those returning to work.

  • Apres: Articles and courses for women returning to work.

  • LifeReimagined: Explore free tools, articles, and resources to help you navigate life’s changes, big or small.

  • Returnship Programs: Email hireabear@baylor.edu to learn about various returnship programs that are offered to women by companies like IBM, Goldman Sachs, and Deloitte.