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|UNIV201-1501B-16 Career Planning and Management|
|Task Name:||Phase 5 Individual Project|
|Deliverable Length:||500–800 words|
Weekly tasks or assignments (Individual or Group Projects) will be due by Monday, and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
The most successful careers generally do not just happen—they are built through consideration and planning. You are likely in school because you want to build your future career success. And YOU are making that happen right now! Education is one valuable part of the career success equation, but what other things do you need to find career success?
Reflect on each of the following areas and answer the questions to explore how each may potentially influence your career success and what you can do to address it now:
When considering recent graduates for jobs, employer surveys have shown that employers place more emphasis on work experience—especially experience gained while in school—than they do on academic credentials (such as GPA and major). Reflect on your level of experience to see how you will stack up against the competition when you are ready to enter the job market and think about what you can do to ensure success:
As you explored in your Discussion Board assignment for this phase, relationships matter when it comes to career success. Networking is not just for people who are looking for a job, but for everyone, and the best time to build your relationships and network is now. Reflect on what you can do now to continue to build your network:
Remember, you have your own dedicated career coach to help you now or even long after you graduate and continue to advance in your career. Make sure you are tapping into this resource and partnership for your career success. You can contact your career coach today to schedule a phone appointment by e-mailing [email protected].