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Creating Your Career Path

Managing your career takes time and careful planning. A career plan will help you reach your care goals. Preparing a current resume is an important part of launching your career plan.

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Start Your Career Plan

To assist you start your career plan ask yourself these questions:

  • What careers interest you?
  • Where are these careers available (cities and states)?
  • What is your desired salary?
  • How qualified are you?
  • Is there a particular organization you are interested in working for?

These are questions you should answer… even if you aren’t currently in the market for a new job, as they will help you to clarify your work-related objectives and identify the elements that may influence your level of job satisfaction.

Utilize the worksheet (.doc) to create your career path and treat your completed worksheet as a guide to keeping your work in sync with your skills, interests, values and preferences.

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” – Lewis Carroll

Treat your completed worksheet as a guide to keeping your work in sync with your skills, interests, values and preferences.

 

Additional career assessment tools

  • Assess Yourself – Self Assessments can help you know yourself better, which can help you choose a satisfying job or occupational field to explore.
  • Personality Test – A Personality Test can give you a fairly accurate description of who you are and why you do things the way you do.

 

Career Roadmap

Career Roadmap

The Career Center is proud to introduce the Career Roadmap, an all-access online resource comprised of new career development technologies. The CRM is designed to help students navigate their career path with a comprehensive online suite of career tolls and resources.

The Career Center’s job is to jumpstart your career plan. Here’s a nifty way to start.

STOP 1Assessments
STOP 2What Can I Do With This Major?
STOP 3O-NET Online (Research careers)
STOP 4Resumes & Cover Letters