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2014年11月30日11:17   浏览:1524次  


CAREER PLANNING GUIDE


Freshman Year - Self Awareness

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Identify skills, interests, and values-consider taking interest/career assessment tests

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Participate in Career Development/Freshman seminar

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Go to www.kean.edu/~career and learn to navigate the website

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Research majors/careers that match your skills, interests, and values

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Develop/update resume

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Look for part-time or summer work to gain knowledge and experience about career fields

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Take courses with the service learning component

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Consider volunteering as a way to gain experience

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Become active in campus activities - join a club or organization

Sophomore Year - Career Awareness

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Continue research and narrow career choices

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Determine academic requirements for career interests

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Conduct at least two informational interviews or job shadowing

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Determine skills needed for your career choice(s) and create a plan to develop or improve them

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Develop short term and long term goals

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Update resume and have it critiqued

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Take resume to Cooperative Education office and complete application for a co-op or internship

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Join a student chapter of a professional association related to your major

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Stay active in campus activities and organizations

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Meet with academic advisor for assistance with course decisions and choice of majors

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Officially declare your major with the Registrar's Office

Junior Year - Academic Awareness

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Meet with your academic advisor to ensure you are on the track for graduation

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Make decisions on specific career areas and begin research on the business or industry

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Participate in co-op/internship program to ensure you have practical experience to add to your resume

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View interview video and begin to practice

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Attend Teacher Job Fairs or Career Days/ Dialogues with Employers/table recruitment sessions/workshops

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Take leadership role in clubs or student organizations

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Consider graduate school and obtain information on schools and requirements

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Continue with information interviewing/job shadowing

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Begin to gather recommendations and provide each person with a copy of your resume (and do so each time you update it)

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Start to look for and build a professional wardrobe

Senior Year - Professional Awareness

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Have your resume and cover letter critiqued

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Consider your values as you select the companies where you apply for employment

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Coordinate your personal calendar with scheduled on campus career activities (seewww.kean.edu/~career)

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Gather industry standard salary information

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Attend local professional association meetings and remain active in student associations

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Review interview video and schedule mock interview

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Develop a list of prospective employers

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Research any employer you plan to interview with and develop a list of questions for them

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Take graduate school exams and complete applications

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Keep notes and records on all job search activities

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Be sure to follow-up each interview with a thank you note