Day 8

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.

Notes 2-3

  1. Obtain a Notes 2-3 handout from your instructor and fill in the missing parts through the presentation.  You can also view the presentation here.

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.
  2. After reading the article, make a copy of this document 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