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  • 1. How students effectively explore career optionsNaledi SaulAssociate DirectorOffice of Career & Professional DevelopmentUniversity of California, San Francisco
  • 2. What this presentation covers 2 Here are 3 questions students seem to have about exploring career options© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 3. What this presentation covers 3 Here are 3 questions students seem to have about exploring career options 1. Why do I feel lost exploring career options? 1. How do I find and research job options within my field? 2. How do I keep track and evaluate the information I learn?© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 4. What this presentation covers 4 Here are 3 questions students seem to have about exploring career options 1. Why do I feel lost exploring career options? 1. How do I find and research job options within my field? 2. How do I keep track and evaluate the information I learn?© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 5. Why do students feel lost exploring careers? 5 “Exploring careers” is just another way of saying that you‟re going to find out about a cluster of jobs/positions and organizations you think would be a good fit for you.© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 6. Why do students feel lost exploring careers? 6 “Exploring careers” is just another way of saying that you‟re going to find out about a cluster of jobs/positions and organizations you think would be a good fit for you.  Meet Shannon, our health professional student (a student pharmacist) who wants to explore her career options.© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 7. Why do students feel lost exploring careers? 7 Like many students, Shannon has some ideas of what she is looking for in a job/career path…. I want a career where I can:  Interact with health professionals  Use my scientific knowledge  Educate others  Have job security  Have a good income© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 8. Why do students feel lost exploring careers? 8 Like many students, Shannon ….But she doesn‟t know the has some ideas of what she is names of job titles or looking for in a job/career organizations that are a good path…. fit for her. I want a career where I can: My possible career options?  Interact with health professionals  Community pharmacy?  Use my scientific knowledge  Hospital pharmacy?  Educate others  What other jobs are there?  Have job security  Have a good income© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 9. Why do students feel lost exploring careers? 9 Like Shannon, many students need to find the names of 3-5 jobs that might be a good fit for her. Where does she begin?© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 10. Why do students feel lost exploring careers? 10  Unfortunately, there isn’t one resource for her to learn all of the information she needs.  That is why many students often feel so lost when they ready to explore their career options. They don’t know where to start.© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 11. Why do students feel lost exploring careers? 11  Let’s look at how Shannon uses a variety of strategies to find and evaluate information about possible career options.© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 12. What you need to do to explore career options 12 Like Shannon, you will use two strategies to gather & evaluate options:  Your first strategy is to create a PTO List:  A PTO List is a list with the: 1. People in jobs/organizations that interest you 2. Titles of jobs that sound interesting to you, & 3. Organizations you’d like to work at© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 13. What you need to do to explore career options 13  Your first strategy is to create a PTO List:  A PTO List is a list with the: 1. People in jobs/organizations that interest you 2. Titles of jobs that sound interesting to you, & 3. Organizations you’d like to work at Let‟s look at how Shannon creates her PTO list© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 14. Creating a People, Titles & Organizations (PTO) list 14 A PTO List is your first snapshot of what you do know, and what you need to know, to explore careers effectively© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 15. Creating a People, Titles & Organizations (PTO) list 15 A PTO List is your first snapshot of what you do know, and what you need to know, to explore careers effectively  She takes 5 minutes to jot down: 1. People in jobs/organizations that interest her 2. Titles of jobs that sound interesting to her, & 3. Organizations she’d like to work at© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 16. Creating a People, Titles & Organizations (PTO) list 16 A PTO List is your first snapshot of what you do know, and what you need to know, to explore careers effectively People Titles (Jobs) Organization  She takes 5 minutes to jot down: s Luke Skywalker Program Kaiser 1. People in jobs/organizations (Program Mngr at Administrator that interest her World Health Organization) Jean Luc Picard Education & Health & Human 2. Titles of jobs that sound (Faculty at outreach Services interesting to her, & UCSF) coordinator One World Health 3. Organizations she’d like to work at© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 17. Creating a People, Titles & Organizations (PTO) list 17 People Titles (Jobs) Organization  Shannon’s goal – and yours - will s be to include approximately:  10 people, 10 people 10 job titles 10 organizations  10 job titles, &  10 organizations that interest you.© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 18. Creating a People, Titles & Organizations (PTO) list 18 People Titles (Jobs) Organization  Shannon’s goal – and yours - will s be to include approximately:  10 people, 10 people 10 job titles 10 organizations  10 job titles, &  10 organizations that interest you. But how does she find the people, job titles and organizations to fill in her list? She uses 5 strategies.© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 19. We recommend 5 ways to find people, job titles & organizations 1. Use LinkedIn 2. Use OCPD’s Career Alumni 3. Use your Network (CAN Database) Professional Association What it LinkedIn describes itself It‟s database of UCSF alumni who Your professional is: as a „database of 60 have agreed to speak with UCSF association has a list of million career paths‟ students about their career members What it You can search a string of You can search the database by job Usually, as a member does: keywords like “public title, degree or organization and find you can search that list, health” “consulting” and a short list and then contact them. “PharmD”. The name/online resume of every person who has identified those keywords In their resume/profile Why it’s Low maintenance way of You can then have an informational You can then have an great: reading the resumes of interview or shadow them and learn informational interview many professionals to get more about a particular job. or shadow them and job titles, organizations learn more about a19 and an idea of job particular job. responsibilities
  • 20. We recommend 5 ways to find people, job titles & organizations 1. Use LinkedIn 2. Use OCPD’s Career Alumni 3. Use your Network (CAN Database) Professional Association What it LinkedIn describes itself It‟s database of UCSF alumni who Your professional is: as a „database of 60 have agreed to speak with UCSF association has a list of million career paths‟ students about their career members What it You can search a string of You can search the database by job Usually, as a member does: keywords like “public title, degree or organization and find you can search that list, health” “consulting” and a short list and then contact them. “PharmD”. The name/online resume of every person who has identified those keywords In their resume/profile Why it’s Low maintenance way of You can then have an informational You can then have an great: reading the resumes of interview or shadow them and learn informational interview many professionals to get more about a particular job. or shadow them and job titles, organizations learn more about a20 and an idea of job particular job. responsibilities
  • 21. We recommend 5 ways to find people, job titles & organizations 1. Use LinkedIn 2. Use OCPD’s Career Alumni 3. Use your Network (CAN Database) Professional Association What it LinkedIn describes itself It‟s database of UCSF alumni who Your professional is: as a „database of 60 have agreed to speak with UCSF association has a list of million career paths‟ students about their career members What it You can search a string of You can search the database by job Usually, as a member does: keywords like “public title, degree or organization and find you can search that list, health” “consulting” and a short list and then contact them. “PharmD”. The name/online resume of every person who has identified those keywords In their resume/profile Why it’s Low maintenance way of You can then have an informational You can then have an great: reading the resumes of interview or shadow them and learn informational interview many professionals to get more about a particular job. or shadow them and job titles, organizations learn more about a21 and an idea of job particular job. responsibilities
  • 22. We recommend 5 ways to find people, job titles & organizations 4. The HR website of an 5. Your community: organization you friends, family, faculty, staff, really like colleagues & mentors What it is: Most organizations have job boards Your community can help you fill out your listing current positions with their People, Titles and Organizations (PTO) organization. List. What it If you take ten minutes weekly to look You can show them your preliminary list does: at the job board of your top 5 and say, “I‟ve been exploring career organizations for about 2 months, you‟ll options for 2 months, and speaking with start to see the trends & types of everyone in my community to find people positions they hire. in public health education and outreach. Could you look at my list of people, job titles and organizations, and see if you have any suggestions?” Why it’s Low maintenance way of learning It‟s an easy way for you to inform your great: about jobs that you can add to your list community about your career goals. You of jobs to explore and search on can also learn more about job options,22 LinkedIn. and can meet professionals who can share more in depth information.
  • 23. We recommend 5 ways to find people, job titles & organizations 4. The HR website of an 5. Your community: organization you friends, family, faculty, staff, really like colleagues & mentors What it is: Most organizations have job boards Your community can help you fill out your listing current positions with their People, Titles and Organizations (PTO) organization. List. What it If you take ten minutes weekly to look You can show them your preliminary list does: at the job board of your top 5 and say, “I‟ve been exploring career organizations for about 2 months, you‟ll options for 2 months, and speaking with start to see the trends & types of everyone in my community to find people positions they hire. in public health education and outreach. Could you look at my list of people, job titles and organizations, and see if you have any suggestions?” Why it’s Low maintenance way of learning It‟s an easy way for you to inform your great: about jobs that you can add to your list community about your career goals. You of jobs to explore and search on can also learn more about job options,23 LinkedIn. and can meet professionals who can share more in depth information.
  • 24. What a completed People, Titles & Organizations (PTO) List looks like 24 People Titles (Jobs) Organizatio ns  This is Shannon’s completed Luke Skywalker (Program Program Administrator Kaiser Mngr at World Health PTO List, which she compiled Organization) using the five methods we Jean Luc Picard (Faculty at Education & outreach Health & Human recommend. UCSF) coordinator Services Obi Wan Kenobi (pharmacist Marketing Product, One World Health at target) Manager Pharmaceutical Industry I. Yoda (works in product Pharmacy Benefits Genentech education at Eli Lilly) Administration Lando Calrissian (Managed Regulatory Affairs Indian Health Care Manager, Target) Service A Chewbacca (In Rutger‟s Clinical Research FDA Pharma programs) Coordinator Darth Vader (Safety Evaluator Medial Science Liaison Target at FDA) Leia Skywalker (Health Clinical Services SF General Education Policy at HHS) Development Director Hospital© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 25. What a completed People, Titles & Organizations (PTO) List looks like 25 People Titles (Jobs) Organizatio ns  This is Shannon’s completed Luke Skywalker (Program Program Administrator Kaiser Mngr at World Health PTO List, which she compiled Organization) using the five methods we Jean Luc Picard (Faculty at Education & outreach Health & Human recommend. UCSF) coordinator Services Obi Wan Kenobi (pharmacist Marketing Product, One World Health at target) Manager Pharmaceutical Industry  Give yourself time to complete I. Yoda (works in product Pharmacy Benefits Genentech education at Eli Lilly) Administration this list. While you could do it in a month, a more leisurely Lando Calrissian (Managed Regulatory Affairs Indian Health Care Manager, Target) Service pace of 6 months to a year is reasonable as well. A Chewbacca (In Rutger‟s Clinical Research FDA Pharma programs) Coordinator Darth Vader (Safety Evaluator Medial Science Liaison Target at FDA) Leia Skywalker (Health Clinical Services SF General Education Policy at HHS) Development Director Hospital© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 26. What a completed People, Titles & Organizations (PTO) List looks like 26 People Titles (Jobs) Organizatio  Now it’s your turn. Set 30 ns minutes aside twice a month to Luke Skywalker (Program Program Administrator Kaiser fill in your list, and get a Mngr at World Health snapshot of the types of Organization) positions that interest you. Jean Luc Picard (Faculty at Education & outreach Health & Human UCSF) coordinator Services Obi Wan Kenobi (pharmacist Marketing Product, One World Health at target) Manager Pharmaceutical Industry I. Yoda (works in product Pharmacy Benefits Genentech education at Eli Lilly) Administration Lando Calrissian (Managed Regulatory Affairs Indian Health Care Manager, Target) Service A Chewbacca (In Rutger‟s Clinical Research FDA Pharma programs) Coordinator Darth Vader (Safety Evaluator Medial Science Liaison Target at FDA) Leia Skywalker (Health Clinical Services SF General Education Policy at HHS) Development Director Hospital© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 27. Next, put 1-3 options under a magnifying glass 27 Now that‟s Shannon‟s created a PTO List, she turns to her second strategy:  Shannon’s second strategy is to pick 1-3 of her 10 job titles to explore more thoroughly.  Focus on no more than 3 options at a time. Exploring more than 3 at any only time can start to feel overwhelming.© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 28. Next, put 1-3 options under a magnifying glass 28 What does it means for Shannon to ‘research a job option’? To research any possible job option effectively, she will need to learn 4 key pieces of information about the position:© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 29. Next, put 1-3 options under a magnifying glass 29 What does it means for Shannon to ‘research a job option’? To research any possible job option effectively, she will need to learn 4 key pieces of information about the position: What is a typical day What are the pros and like? cons of the position? What career paths or What are the other opportunities requirements to do the open up if I had a job job well? like this?© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 30. Next, put 1-3 options under a magnifying glass 30 To keep track of the information she is going to find, Shannon creates an Explore List  What is an Explore List  An Explore List gives you a framework to help you gather key information and evaluate a particular job.  Let’s look at how Shannon creates and uses her explore list.© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 31. Using an Explore List to Research Jobs Shannon jots down the 2 job Marketing Product Pharmacy Benefits titles she wants to research Manager Administration more thoroughly up Pharmaceutical here…… Industry Day to day responsibilities Skills/degree needed to do job Benefits/downsides of position (Critical Factors) Next career step possibilities© 2012 The Regents of the University of California Prepared by Naledi Saull
  • 32. Using an Explore List to Research JobsMake it manageable. Only explore 1-3 jobs at any onetime. Shannon jots down the 2 job Marketing Product Pharmacy Benefits titles she wants to research Manager Administration more thoroughly up Pharmaceutical here…… Industry Day to day responsibilities Skills/degree needed to do job Benefits/downsides of position (Critical Factors) Next career step possibilities© 2012 The Regents of the University of California Prepared by Naledi Saull
  • 33. Using an Explore List to Research Jobs …and her 4 key pieces of information about Marketing Product Pharmacy Benefits the job down here. Manager Administration Pharmaceutical Industry Day to day responsibilities Skills/degree needed to do job Benefits/downsides of position (Critical Factors) Next career step possibilities© 2012 The Regents of the University of California Prepared by Naledi Saull
  • 34. Using an Explore List to Research Jobs …and her 4 key pieces of information about Marketing Product Pharmacy Benefits the job down here. Manager Administration Pharmaceutical Industry What is a typical day Day to day responsibilities like? What are the Skills/degree needed requirements to do the to do job job well? Benefits/downsides of position What are the pros and cons of the position? (Critical Factors) What career paths or Next career step other opportunities possibilities open up if I had a job like this?© 2012 The Regents of the University of California Prepared by Naledi Saull
  • 35. Using an Explore List to Research Jobs Shannon First Uses LinkedIn & Organizations‟ Job Sites… Marketing Product Pharmacy Benefits Manager Administration Pharmaceutical Industry . Day to day responsibilities Skills/experience needed to do job Benefits/downsides of position (Critical Factors) Next career step possibilities© 2012 The Regents of the University of California Prepared by Naledi Saull
  • 36. Using an Explore List to Research Jobs Shannon First Uses LinkedIn & Organizations‟ Job Sites… Marketing Product Pharmacy Benefits Manager Administration Pharmaceutical Industry .Reading LinkedIn member‟s Day to daypages, she learns about responsibilitiesskills & experience required • Research, analytical • Strategicto do the job. She also skills development Skills/experiencereads requirements on job needed to do job • Strong • Project management writing/presentation • Data evaluationdescriptions on the on the skills • Strong interpersonalHR webpages of an • Interpersonal skills skillsorganization Benefits/downsides of position (Critical Factors) Next career step possibilities© 2012 The Regents of the University of California Prepared by Naledi Saull
  • 37. Using an Explore List to Research Jobs Shannon First Uses LinkedIn & Organizations‟ Job Sites… Marketing Product Pharmacy Benefits Manager Administration Pharmaceutical Industry .Reading LinkedIn member‟s Day to daypages, she learns about responsibilitiesskills & experience required • Research, analytical • Strategicto do the job. She also skills development Skills/experiencereads requirements on job needed to do job • Strong • Project management writing/presentation • Data evaluationdescriptions on the on the skills • Strong interpersonalHR webpages of an • Interpersonal skills skillsorganization Benefits/downsides of positionBy looking at work history ofLinkedIn members in those (Critical Factors)jobs, she can get a sense of • Director of Medical • Healthcare Clinicalthe career path of people in Next career step Affairs in biotech Services possibilities • Director of Pharma Developmentthe field and Biotech Services Director (operations© 2012 The Regents of the University of California at a hospital &Prepared by Naledi Saull marketing) • Chief of Pharmacy
  • 38. Using an Explore List to Research Jobs…and then talks to people in her professional community, who she finds viaLinkedIn, the OCPD Career Alumni Network, professional association memberdatabase, and her PTO List Marketing Product Pharmacy Benefits Manager Administration Pharmaceutical Industry Day to day responsibilities • Research, analytical • Strategic Skills/degree needed skills development to do job • Strong • Project management writing/presentation • Data evaluation skills • Strong interpersonal • Interpersonal skills skills Benefits/downsides of position (Critical Factors) • Director of Medical • Healthcare Clinical Next career step Affairs in biotech Services possibilities • Director of Pharma Development and Biotech Services Director (operations© 2012 The Regents of the University of California at a hospital &Prepared by Naledi Saull marketing)
  • 39. Using an Explore List to Research Jobs…and then talks to people in her professional community, who she finds viaLinkedIn, the OCPD Career Alumni Network, professional association memberdatabase, and her PTO List Marketing Product Pharmacy Benefits Manager Administration Pharmaceutical Industry • Analyze market • Manage clinical • Design & implement departments, programsShannon asks them about their communication strategy and projects that dealday to day responsibilities Day to day to create demand for with pharmacy practice responsibilities product • Data analysis focused on increasing effectiveness. • Research, analytical • Strategic Skills/degree needed skills development to do job • Strong • Project management writing/presentation • Data evaluation skills • Strong interpersonal • Interpersonal skills skills Benefits/downsides of position (Critical Factors) • Director of Medical • Healthcare Clinical Next career step Affairs in biotech Services possibilities • Director of Pharma Development© 2012 The Regents of the University of California and Biotech Services Director by Naledi Saull Prepared (operations at a hospital & marketing)
  • 40. Using an Explore List to Research Jobs…and then talks to people in her professional community, who she finds viaLinkedIn, the OCPD Career Alumni Network, professional association memberdatabase, and her PTO List Marketing Product Pharmacy Benefits Manager Administration Pharmaceutical Industry • Analyze market • Manage clinical • Design & implement departments, programsShannon asks them about their communication strategy and projects that dealday to day responsibilities Day to day to create demand for with pharmacy practice responsibilities product • Data analysis focused on increasing effectiveness. • Research, analytical • Strategic Skills/degree needed skills development to do job • Strong • Project management writing/presentation • Data evaluation skills • Strong interpersonal • Interpersonal skills skills…and also the pros and cons • Good income • Good income Benefits/downsides • Apply scientific • Interaction withof working in the position. of position knowledge health professionals • Entrepreneurial • Variety of issues • Interact • BUT: Bureaucracy (Critical Factors) w/professionals can be unpleasant • BUT: Long hours • Director of Medical • Healthcare Clinical Next career step Affairs in biotech Services© 2012 The Regents of the University of California possibilities • Director of Pharma Development Saull Prepared by Naledi and Biotech Services Director (operations
  • 41. What does a completed Explore List look like? 41  Let’s look at Shannon’s completed Explore List© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 42. This is Shannon‟s (Pharmacy) Explore List: Marketing Product Community Pharmacist Pharmacy Benefits Job Titles: Manager Administration Pharmaceutical Industry • Analyze market • Manage pharmacy and staff • Manage clinical • Design & implement • Dispensing medications departments, programs and Day to day communication strategy to • Design wellness programs projects that deal with responsibilities create demand for product pharmacy practice • Data analysis focused on increasing effectiveness. • Research, analytical skills • Ability to supervise others • Strategic development Skills/degree • Strong writing/presentation • Organizational/management • Project management needed to do job skills skills • Data evaluation • Interpersonal skills • Good with details • Strong interpersonal skills • Presentation skills • Good income • Good income • Good income Benefits/downsi • Applying scientific knowledge • Direct patient care/helping • Interaction with health des of position • Entrepreneurial people professionals • Interacting with health • Flexible work schedule • Variety of issues (Critical Factors) professionals • BUT: Not a lot of variety in work • BUT: Bureaucracy can be • BUT: Long hours & lots of paperwork unpleasant • Director of Medical Affairs in • In Patient (e.g. ambulatory care) • Healthcare Clinical ServicesNext career step biotech pharmacy Development Directorpossibilities • Director of Pharma and • Medical Science Liaison in (operations & marketing) Biotech Services at a© 2012 The Regents of the University of California industry • Chief of Pharmacy Services Prepared by Naledi Saull hospital • Clinical Sciences Consultant in at VA
  • 43. Pulling it all together 43 When Shannon reviews what is important to her, she sees that both a product manager and benefits administrator is a good fit, but community pharmacy is not.© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 44. Pulling it all together 44 When Shannon reviews what is important to her, she sees that both a product manager and benefits administrator is a good fit, but community pharmacy is not. I want a career where I can: Jobs where I can do that?  Interacting with health professionals  Community pharmacy  Using my scientific knowledge  Hospital pharmacy  Educating others  Marketing Product Manager,  Job security Pharmaceutical Industry  Good income  Pharmacy Benefits Administrator© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 45. Pulling it all together 45 By exploring careers, Shannon has: 1. Learned how how to research and evaluate possible job options 2. Identified two job options she feels are a good fit after graduation© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 46. Pulling it all together 46 By exploring careers, Shannon has: 1. Learned how how to research and evaluate possible job options 2. Identified two job options she feels are a good fit after graduation 3. Learned what career paths/options open up to her if she pursues a path in product marketing or administration 4. Met several professionals in her field, who are now in her professional network© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 47. Pulling it all together 47 By exploring careers, Shannon has: 1. Learned how how to research and evaluate possible job options 2. Identified two job options she feels are a good fit after graduation 3. Learned what career paths/options open up to her if she pursues a path in product marketing or administration 4. Met several professionals in her field, who are now in her professional network This is what it means to effectively explore career options!© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 48. Want more help exploring career options? 48 Visit our website! At career.ucsf.edu, you will find information about how to…  Sign up and use LinkedIn as a student  Access the OCPD‟s Career Alumni Network (CAN Database)  Network with professionals in your field  Schedule an appointment with a career counselor  (You can also call us at 476.4986)© 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 The UCSF Office of Career & Professional Deve
  • 49. How students effectively explore career optionsNaledi SaulAssociate DirectorOffice of Career & Professional DevelopmentUniversity of California, San Francisco