ERIC Number: ED279354
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Career Research: Second Internship Seminar.
La Guardia Community Coll., Long Island City, NY.
Designed for students enrolled in an internship seminar at LaGuardia Community College (New York), this workbook helps students assess their skills and plan for their career. Chapter I discusses definitions of success, planning one's career journey by establishing a series of career goals and gathering information, and the purpose of the seminar. Chapters II and III provide information, guidance, and activities to help students assess their personal and work-related values, their skills and strengths, and their weaknesses. Chapter IV stresses the importance of understanding as much as possible about a chosen career field, focusing on such considerations as job responsibilities, requirements for entry and advancement, earning potential, job outlook, job path, and career planning. This chapter also assigns a term project to prepare a Future Resume, which lists the steps the student might take to achieve his/her career goal in the next 10 years. Chapter V discusses educational options within the context of the student's career journey. In chapter VI, methods for coping with financial needs are reviewed. Chapter VII offers concluding words of advice. (LAL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: La Guardia Community Coll., Long Island City, NY.