Planting the Seeds: The First Step to Finding a Career Path <br />Presented by: Renee Mallo, Career Specialist<br />
Services We Offer<br />
Assessments<br />Strong Interest Inventory<br />Myers Briggs Type Indicator<br />Self-Directed Search (SDS)<br />SIGI 3<br...
Strong Interest Inventory<br />Subjects you like <br />Activities you enjoy<br />Types of people you like<br />Occupations...
Myers Briggs Type Indicator<br />Scientifically designed to measures four dimensions <br />	of one’s personal style <br />...
Myers Briggs Types<br />
Self-Directed Search (SDS)<br />Career interest inventory<br />Suggests occupations basted on interests and skills<br />Pr...
SIGI 3 <br />Interactive subscription website<br />Assessments<br />Personality<br />Work values<br />Interests<br />Skill...
WISCareers<br />Subscription website developed by UW system<br />Assessments, occupation info, career planning, etc… <br /...
Card Sorts<br />Hands-on index card sorting activity<br />Available for various objectives<br />Skills<br />Personality<br...
Brainstorm<br />My Ideal Job<br />What can I do with a major in...<br />Explore Majors<br />Occupational databases<br />Si...
Informational Interviews<br />A brief interview with someone who has a job <br />	that sounds interesting<br />You ask the...
Ask an Alum<br />Database of alumni who are <br />available for informational interviews<br />Search by major, industry, c...
Experiential Learning<br />Opportunities include:<br />Student Organizations<br />Volunteering & Service-Learning<br />Par...
Set Goals<br />Short Range<br />Gaining skills, experience<br />Using resources<br />Student organizations and activities<...
Utilize Resources<br />Talk to your advisor!<br />Visit Career Services<br />Resources & books<br />Career Associates, Spe...
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&quot;Planting the Seeds: The First Step to Finding a Career Path&quot; presentation. Presented during UW-Eau Claire\'s Career Services\' &quot;Explore your Possibilities Week&quot;

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  • Career Exploration for Undeclared Undergraduates

    1. 1. Planting the Seeds: The First Step to Finding a Career Path <br />Presented by: Renee Mallo, Career Specialist<br />
    2. 2. Services We Offer<br />
    3. 3. Assessments<br />Strong Interest Inventory<br />Myers Briggs Type Indicator<br />Self-Directed Search (SDS)<br />SIGI 3<br />WISCareers<br />Card Sorts<br />
    4. 4. Strong Interest Inventory<br />Subjects you like <br />Activities you enjoy<br />Types of people you like<br />Occupations you feel positively about<br />Compares your responses to those of people in various occupations<br />If they’re like you, and they like their job, you might too!<br />Counselor/Specialist referral, $14.00 for students<br />Computer based<br />
    5. 5. Myers Briggs Type Indicator<br />Scientifically designed to measures four dimensions <br /> of one’s personal style <br />Extrovert/Introvert<br />Sensing/Intuition<br />Thinking/Feeling<br />Judging/Perceiving <br />What environment would you feel comfortable working in?<br />What role do you take in teamwork?<br />What kinds of tasks do you prefer or perform well?<br />How do you see and interpret the world?<br />Counselor/Specialist referral, $14.00 for students<br />Computer based<br />
    6. 6. Myers Briggs Types<br />
    7. 7. Self-Directed Search (SDS)<br />Career interest inventory<br />Suggests occupations basted on interests and skills<br />Provides a 3 letter Holland Code<br />A – artistic <br />R – realistic<br />I – investigative<br />S – social<br />E – enterprising<br />C – conventional<br />No referral, $5.00<br />Booklet based<br />
    8. 8. SIGI 3 <br />Interactive subscription website<br />Assessments<br />Personality<br />Work values<br />Interests<br />Skills<br />Occupational Information<br />No referral, no fee!<br />Website based<br />www.uwec.edu/career/Students/Explore/sigi3<br />
    9. 9. WISCareers<br />Subscription website developed by UW system<br />Assessments, occupation info, career planning, etc… <br />Many more features for throughout your career path<br />Undergoing updates; not the same as in high school!<br />No referral, no fee<br />Website based<br />Code needed<br />www.wiscareers.wisc.edu<br />
    10. 10. Card Sorts<br />Hands-on index card sorting activity<br />Available for various objectives<br />Skills<br />Personality<br />Values<br />Occupations<br />Majors<br />No referral, no fee<br />In the Career Discovery Center, no appointment needed<br />
    11. 11. Brainstorm<br />My Ideal Job<br />What can I do with a major in...<br />Explore Majors<br />Occupational databases<br />Sigi 3<br />WISCareers<br />Occupational Library (CDC Computers)<br />Occupational Outlook Handbook<br />Majors and Career Fairs<br />Explore Your Possibilities Week!<br />Career Research<br />
    12. 12. Informational Interviews<br />A brief interview with someone who has a job <br /> that sounds interesting<br />You ask the questions<br />Very low stress, generally informal<br />People love talking about their jobs!<br />Can be combined with job shadowing<br />Insider information<br />Up to date<br />Likes & dislikes<br />Skills, education, etc…<br />Informational Interview Questions<br />
    13. 13. Ask an Alum<br />Database of alumni who are <br />available for informational interviews<br />Search by major, industry, company, <br />location, etc…<br />Request a match and we’ll give them a heads-up<br />Interview via email, phone, or in person<br />Ask an Alum<br />
    14. 14. Experiential Learning<br />Opportunities include:<br />Student Organizations<br />Volunteering & Service-Learning<br />Part-time and/or summer jobs<br />Internships<br />Gain Skills and experience<br />Build your resume!<br />Meet people, ask questions<br />Get some job references<br />Develop a professional network<br />Test drive options<br />Do you really like this stuff?<br />Are you really good at this stuff?<br />
    15. 15. Set Goals<br />Short Range<br />Gaining skills, experience<br />Using resources<br />Student organizations and activities<br />Jobs and internships<br />Long Range<br />Personally<br />Become well-rounded<br />Educationally<br />Certifications <br />Graduate school<br />Professionally<br />Career objective<br />Career path<br />
    16. 16. Utilize Resources<br />Talk to your advisor!<br />Visit Career Services<br />Resources & books<br />Career Associates, Specialists and Counselors<br />Walk-in or make an appointment<br />Check out the website<br />www.uwec.edu/career<br />

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