This CareerQuest is designed to introduce high school seniors and/or college students to career planning using personal inquiry, critical thinking and professional business planning processes. Each element of this multi-part project will be identified and investigated as it applies to the individual student. It investigates how students currently view themselves in terms of strengths weaknesses, the marketplace in terms of opportunities and threats; and how they view their future. Each student embarking on this journey will create a path from the here and now to the cusp of their final career destinations. Please note that planning is a dynamic process.Today's career plan could differ from tomorrow's, however, the more we perform self examination, and the more we learn about careers, the more our vision for personal growth and direction comes into focus.
RATIONALE: Why consider career planning now?
Many high school seni
While decisions can be deferred, the greater the delay, the greater the susceptibility to inefficient utilization of time and $$$ resources. A counterpoint is that a fast un-inf
If time and $$$ do not represent sufficient rationale, lifelong happiness should be considered.
While we oftentimes speak of “win-win” situations, this could very well represent a “lose-lose” counterpoint.
Another thought is the very personal higher
All aspects of inquiry-based learning from reflection to understanding to new knowledge and directions are covered. The student will complete this assignment with a new knowledge and perspective relative to his