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Summer Bridge Career Planning Power Point 2013
Summer Bridge Career Planning Power Point 2013
Summer Bridge Career Planning Power Point 2013
Summer Bridge Career Planning Power Point 2013
Summer Bridge Career Planning Power Point 2013
Summer Bridge Career Planning Power Point 2013
Summer Bridge Career Planning Power Point 2013
Summer Bridge Career Planning Power Point 2013
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Summer Bridge Career Planning Power Point 2013

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A quick 8 slide PowerPoint on Career Planning and Preparation. Tips for career planning success and information on the top 10 items students should be working on during college for career success

A quick 8 slide PowerPoint on Career Planning and Preparation. Tips for career planning success and information on the top 10 items students should be working on during college for career success

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  • 1. © 2013 Kauffman Scholars, Inc. Kauffman Scholars, Inc. admits students of any race, color, and national origin and without regard to other protected status as provided in its Non-Discrimination Policy. www.kauffmanscholars.org C4 Summer Bridge Career Planning 101 Nick Hardesty Career and Alumni Coordinator
  • 2. © 2013 Kauffman Scholars, Inc. www.kauffmanscholars.org Why Career Planning? • Helps you be prepared • Increase confidence in decision-making • Helps you set and achieve goals • Gives you a benchmark to evaluate growth • Helps you deal with change • Helps you find ways to overcome obstacles • Keeps you focused
  • 3. © 2013 Kauffman Scholars, Inc. www.kauffmanscholars.org What is a Career Plan? Your Interests (people, math, technology) Identify School, Major and Career Choice/Possibilities Your Strengths (creativity, teamwork leadership, etc.) Your Needs/Wants (income, growth, personal fulfillment) Exposure/Exploration What is out there? Career knowledge Application/Experience Networking, Internships, Volunteering, Experience Preparation Skill building, Practice, Professionalism Choose a Major/Career and Evaluate Who am I? Where am I going? How do I get there?
  • 4. © 2013 Kauffman Scholars, Inc. www.kauffmanscholars.org KSG (Keep Setting Goals) 3 steps for career planning success 1. Know yourself 2. Set your goals 3. Get there
  • 5. © 2013 Kauffman Scholars, Inc. www.kauffmanscholars.org What is career readiness? Career readiness can be defined as the ability to navigate pathways that connect education and employment to achieve a fulfilling, successful and financially-secure career. To be career ready requires adaptability and a commitment to lifelong learning, along with mastery of key academic, technical and workplace skills In sum, Career readiness means you can…. • Connect education to employment • Gain skills to function effectively in a workplace • Commit to personal growth and learning over time
  • 6. © 2013 Kauffman Scholars, Inc. www.kauffmanscholars.org 1. Have your Resume and Cover letter updated and ready to go 2. Be able to give a Formal presentation 3. Participate in multiple Mock Interviewing Experiences 4. Obtain Letters of Reference and Recommendation 5. Participate in workshops/activities provided through career services 6. Have a graduation and post-graduation plan (action steps, etc.) 7. Participate in Career exposure experiences (job fairs, shadowing) 8. Improve social etiquette skills and professionalism 9. Build strong relationships and develop a professional network 10. Document your professional growth (career portfolio) Top Ten Things I Need to Do in College
  • 7. © 2013 Kauffman Scholars, Inc. www.kauffmanscholars.org Where do I need to go for help? • Career Services on your campus • Your college advisor and professors • Kauffman Scholars coaches and staff • Online tools and resources • Friends who keep you accountable and encourage your success
  • 8. © 2013 Kauffman Scholars, Inc. www.kauffmanscholars.org Tips for Success in Career Planning 1. Get motivated- Get Excited! Get Involved! This is your life! 2. Make and plan and revise each year 3. Set goals and evaluate success in reaching them 4. Explore training opportunities- practice, practice, practice 5. Research career opportunities you can participate in now. Don’t wait there are experiences you can do now 6. Internships, internships, internships- get experience 7. Measure your success but don’t beat yourself up 8. Don’t be afraid to ask for help 9. Never stop educating yourself 10. Network, network, network

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