Day 30

Lesson Objectives

  • Describe factors of a personal assessment for career planning.
  • Discuss methods for obtaining career experience.
  • Understand what a career plan is and how it can be beneficial.
  • Demonstrate how to create a career plan.

Assignment EU2.4

  1. One of the best ways to ensure you live a productive life is to make a plan for what you want to happen with your life.  A part of this life plan is your career plan.  To find out what a career plan is and the purpose of it, read this article (Espanol).
  2. After reading the article, make a copy of this document (Espanol) and complete the following two things.  Rename the document to Career Plan-(your initials):
    • Answer these questions:
      1. What principles am I committed to as a person?
      2. What kinds of experiences do I want in my life?
      3. What personal talents do I want to develop?
      4. How do I like to spend my leisure time? 
    • Create a career plan detailing how you will get to your ultimate goal using the following headings.  Be sure to provide a solid paragraph of information under each heading listed below:
      • Job Most Wanted
      • Education and Training Needed
      • Personal Qualities and Skills Needed
      • Obstacles to Overcome
      • People Who Can Help
      • Job I Want in Two Years
      • Job I Want in Five Years
      • Strategy