Your Career and Life Design - Plan Level 2

Level 2 is where you can really get curious and try out new experiences. It is also a perfect level to construct the basics of your branding through a opens in a new windowresume and opens in a new windowLinkedIn profile.

ATTEND a opens in a new windowcareer fair (live or virtual) to meet with and learn from hiring companies, and/or graduate schools.

BUILD opens in a new windowyour brand: develop your pitch; create a opens in a new windowLinkedIn account; and learn the many ways to keep it visible and active.

PROTOTYPE a professional and/or life experience. Examples: job shadow someone, use experiential learning tools like opens in a new windowParker Dewey or opens in a new windowForage.

CREATE a opens in a new windowrésumé (use " opens in a new windowSkillsFirst"), customizing it using a sample full-time job description from opens in a new windowHandshake; integrate career readiness competencies.

BUILD A NETWORK by connecting with people: have a opens in a new windowCareer Conversation with two more people working full time (could be anyone) to get more insights into the changing world of work.

LEARN about the creative ways of "Designing Your Life" (DYL). opens in a new windowLearn more here opens in a new window. Take a WCSU DYL course or workshop; opens in a new windowread the book.*

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