Sophomore Career Planning<br />                                                       <br />
The Steps of Career Planning<br />Step 1: Self Discovery<br />	The Initial step of career planning involves getting to kno...
	Step 2: Career Exploration<br />		The second step of career planning involves 	identifying and researching careers.  You ...
Additional Internet Resources<br />The College Board<br />http://www.collegeboard.com/csearch/majors_careers/profiles/<br ...
Step 3: Developing a Plan<br /> 	The third step of a career planning involves  	developing a plan that will 	take you from...
Step 4: Career Preparation<br />The fourth step involves acquiring knowledge and skills needed for your chosen career.<br />
Types of Post-Secondary Education<br />Vocational/Technical School – The completion of a career/technical school may resul...
Types of Post-Secondary Education<br />2-Year College – The completion of a 2-year college will result in an Associates De...
Types of Post-Secondary Education<br />4-year College/University -The completion of a 4-year school will result in a Bache...
Post-Secondary Education Searches<br />www.careercruising.com<br />username:pths, password:15317<br />	1. Click on Schools...
<ul><li>NCAA ClearinghouseThe National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has specific guidelines for high school stud...
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  1. 1. Sophomore Career Planning<br />                                                       <br />
  2. 2. The Steps of Career Planning<br />Step 1: Self Discovery<br /> The Initial step of career planning involves getting to know yourself by exploring your values, interests and skills.<br />www.careercruising.com<br />username:pths, password:15317<br /> 1. Create Portfolio (see activity 1)<br /> * Please use PTHS computer login information<br /> 2. Complete questions 1-39 of the Career Matchmaker and save to portfolio<br />
  3. 3. Step 2: Career Exploration<br /> The second step of career planning involves identifying and researching careers. You should attempt to narrow your list down to three or four occupations.<br /> www.careercruising.com<br />username:pths, password:15317<br /> 1. Retrieve Career Matchmaker results<br /> 2. Compare job description, working conditions, salary, education<br /> 3. Save three or four occupations to portfolio (you can retrieve under careers that interest me)<br />
  4. 4. Additional Internet Resources<br />The College Board<br />http://www.collegeboard.com/csearch/majors_careers/profiles/<br />The Occupational Outlook handbook<br />www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm<br /> The O*Net<br />http://online.onetcenter.org/<br /> Job Shadowing<br />
  5. 5. Step 3: Developing a Plan<br /> The third step of a career planning involves developing a plan that will take you from where you are today to where you would like to be in the future.<br />www.careercruising.com<br />username:pths, password:15317<br /> 1. Go to portfolio and click on Educational Plan<br />
  6. 6. Step 4: Career Preparation<br />The fourth step involves acquiring knowledge and skills needed for your chosen career.<br />
  7. 7. Types of Post-Secondary Education<br />Vocational/Technical School – The completion of a career/technical school may result in an associates degree, a certificate or a diploma.<br /> These schools provide students with the skills needed for trades such as carpentry, masonry, auto mechanics and electronics or technical occupations such as computer techs, radiograph techs, and dental and medical lab techs.<br />* The length of the programs depends on the course of study chosen.<br />
  8. 8. Types of Post-Secondary Education<br />2-Year College – The completion of a 2-year college will result in an Associates Degree or a certificate.<br /> These schools provide specific skills and knowledge to enter many technical, business, and health related occupations.<br /> * The credits earned may be transferred to a 4-year college and applied to a bachelor’s degree.<br />
  9. 9. Types of Post-Secondary Education<br />4-year College/University -The completion of a 4-year school will result in a Bachelor’s degree. Many schools also offer Master’s and Doctoral programs. <br />
  10. 10. Post-Secondary Education Searches<br />www.careercruising.com<br />username:pths, password:15317<br /> 1. Click on Schools<br />A. Search for Schools<br />B. Search for Programs<br />C. Compare Schools<br />D. School Selector<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li>NCAA ClearinghouseThe National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has specific guidelines for high school student athletes who wish to be eligible to compete in college athletics. There are four basic criteria which include: * graduation from high school * minimum core grade-point average * minimum ACT or SAT scores * completion of 16 core coursesPlanning for college and college athletics (Division I, II or III) begins in grade nine in order to complete the core courses. Check with your guidance counselor or the NCAA website for information concerning the specifics of the above criteria.NCAA website:www.ncaaclearinghouse.net</li></li></ul><li>THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION!<br />

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