SLS 1106 Miami Dade Academic Requirements & Career Exploration Project

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Academic Requirements & Career Exploration Project Instructions: By now you should have reviewed your Academic Requirements* page in your Student Portal and taken the FOCUS 2 Career Assessment following the instructions in the Career Lesson folder. Please hit enter after each question in Section II, and type in your answers in detail. You must use this template file to complete your project. Save the file by renaming it, including your name in the title: First_Last_CareerCapstoneProjectSLS1106 Note: This is the capstone project in this class and it is worth 10% of your final grade. I. “Academic Requirements (AR)” Activity * Instructions: Steps to access your AR page in your Student’s Portal. Instructions are also posted under the Career Exploration Lesson in Blackboard. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Go to http://www.mdc.edu Click on "+ Portals" Select "Student Portal" link Sign in using your username and password Select the link for “My Degree Audit” under Resources for Students Select the Advisement/Career Planning Tab Select My Academics Review Review your Advisement Report and the Name of the Advisor you have been assigned II. Career Exploration Project Instructions: Answer the following questions for your Career Exploration Project (all responses should be typed onto this document) My Academic Strengths Self-Assessment: 1. What are the courses that you excel at? 2. What are the courses you may need some assistance with? 3. How do you think this information will help you succeed in college? Be specific about your results and how they relate to your personal goals, academic plans, and courses of action you may wish to take. Work Interest Assessment (Work Interest Holland Career Code) 1. Are you more Social, Investigative, Artistic, Enterprising, Conventional or Realistic? 2. List your top three codes and explain what your code means. 3. How will your knowledge of this self-assessment information help you define careers and educational tracks that match your interests? 4. Discuss the occupations that matched your results that you are interested in exploring further? Self-Assessment 1. What occupation did you review? 2. What level of education and area of study must you obtain before working in this occupation? 3. 3.. What are some of the job duties in this occupation? 4. Does this occupation correspond to your values or does it conflict with your values? Consider things like family life, work-life balance, financial goals, traveling, etc. Be specific and thoughtful in your response. Values Assessment 1. What are some occupations with majors that match your values? 2. What are the Job Tasks that are presented? 3. What is the Work Interest profile? 4. What are the skills needed for success in this career, the values associated with this career, the working conditions you can expect, and the educational requirements? Explain 5. What is the career outlook (is there going to be a greater demand for this type of worker in the next five years?) 6. What are the earnings? Research Research at least 2 professional associations associated with careers you are interested in. Join at least one or follow them on social media ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Which professional association did you join? Their Website address: __________________ Their mission/objectives: List a few benefits of joining the professional association (networking, local conferences, newsletters, etc.): Skills Self-Assessment 1. Have you selected occupations with skills you have identified as your top skills? 2. If not, how will you prepare yourself to develop these skills? Was this project helpful? Did you learn new things you didn’t know about your career? Type your answer here. RUBRIC—This Capstone Project will be graded as follows: Activity Academic Requirements (AR) & My Academic Strengths SelfAssessment: Work Interest Assessment Self-Assessment Values Assessment Skills Self-Assessment Description Thoughtful and comprehensive response to all questions in this area using standard English grammar and spelling Thoughtful and comprehensive response to all questions in this area using standard English grammar and spelling Thoughtful and comprehensive response to all questions in this area using standard English grammar and spelling Thoughtful and comprehensive response to all questions in this area using standard English grammar and spelling Thoughtful and comprehensive response to all questions in this area using standard English grammar and spelling Total Possible Weight 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 100%
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Academic Requirements & Career Exploration Project
Instructions:
By now you should have reviewed your Academic Requirements* page in your Student Portal
and taken the FOCUS 2 Career Assessment following the instructions in the Career Lesson
folder.
Please hit enter after each question in Section II, and type in your answers in detail. You must
use this template file to complete your project.
Save the file by renaming it, including your name in the title:
First_Last_CareerCapstoneProjectSLS1106
Note: This is the capstone project in this class and it is worth 10% of your final grade.
I. “Academic Requirements (AR)” Activity *
Instructions: Steps to access your AR page in your Student’s Portal. Instructions are also posted
under the Career Exploration Lesson in Blackboard.
1. Go to http://www.mdc.edu
2. Click on "+ Portals"
3. Select "Student Portal" link
4. Sign in using your username and password
5. Select the link for “My Degree Audit” under Resources for Students
6. Select the Advisement/Career Planning Tab
7. Select My Academics Review
8. Review your Advisement Report and the Name of the Advisor you have been assigned
II. Career Exploration Project Instructions:
Answer the following questions for your Career Exploration Project (all responses should
be typed onto this document)
My Academic Strengths Self-Assessment:
1. What are the courses that you excel at?
I excel at social related courses, English and business.
2. What are the courses you may need some assistance with?

I have a strong desire for mathematics and science. However, I do not excel well in these
subjects and hence might need some help to improve my performance and attitudes towards
these.
3. How do you think this information will help you succeed in college? Be specific about
your results and how they relate to your personal goals, academic plans, and courses of
action you may wish to take.
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