Career Development Center

Career Planning

Plan of Action Worksheet

Career Goal #1:_________________________________________________________

I WILL READ ABOUT IT, TALK ABOUT IT, AND OBSERVE ITI will read the following materials about this occupation by (date) __________________ 
1.______________________________________________________________________
2.______________________________________________________________________

I will talk to the following people about this occupation by (date)___________________ 
1.______________________________________________________________________
2.______________________________________________________________________

I will job shadow the following people employed in this occupation by (date)__________ 
1.______________________________________________________________________
2.______________________________________________________________________

I WILL GAIN CAREER RELATED SKILLS THROUGH HANDS-ON EXPERIENCESIf possible, I will volunteer or participate in a student, community, or service learning activity to build leadership, special knowledge, or transferable skills that are preferred in this occupation by (date) ____________.
           
The people/resources that I will contact or utilize to investigate student, community, or service learning opportunities is/are: 1.______________________________________________________________________
2.______________________________________________________________________
3.______________________________________________________________________

If possible, I will get part-time/summer work or an internship related to this occupation by (date)____________.
               
The people/resources I will contact to investigate employment and/or internship opportunities is/are:
1.______________________________________________________________________
2.______________________________________________________________________
3.______________________________________________________________________

I WILL TAKE RELEVANT COURSE ELECTIVES TO ENHANCE MY DEGREEHere are some academic or special interest courses I could take to develop career related knowledge and skills that would be sought by employers or graduate schools of interest:
1______________________________________________________________________
2______________________________________________________________________
3.______________________________________________________________________

Educational Goal #1______________________________________________________

If you’re strongly considering a particular major field of study, you may want to spend a little extra time learning more about how this degree can support you with your future career and life plans.  The following suggestions may help you plan your “Road Trip” to academic and career success.

I WILL READTo learn more about this major/minor and its potential career tracks, I will use the following resources in the Career & Major Resource Research Guide to read about it by (date)________________.

1.______________________________________________________________________
2.______________________________________________________________________
3.______________________________________________________________________

I WILL INTERVIEW
To get a first hand viewpoint of this field of study and the various opportunities available to successful graduates, I will interview the following people by (date)______________

1.__________________________________________Senior student in this major/minor
2.______________________________________________Professor in this major/minor
3._____________________________________Professional related to this major/minor

I WILL TEST DRIVETo reality test career options of interest, with either a direct or indirect connection to this major/minor, I will set up a date to job shadow at the following location/s by (date)__________

________________________________________________________________Location
__________________________________________________________Contact Person
_______________________________________________Date and Appointment Time

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