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SLS1125 | Professor Lockamy

These Open Educational Resources (OER) serve as the textbook for students of Professor Lockamy's SLS1125.

Career Exploration

Career Project

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Final Paper

Guidelines Criteria
  • Introduction of yourself and the career you are hoping to gain from your selected major
    • What influenced you to pick this major (family, friends, a previous teacher, ….)
    • How did you first hear about this career?
    • Why are you looking to get involved in this career/field?
  • Personality needed (describe what type of personality would be needed in this career)
    • What do you have already?
    • What do you need to acquire or work on?
  • Skills needed (describe what skills are needed in this career)
    • Education (list the education needed for entry level openings in this career, your path to achieving it and how far you are looking to go)
    • Previous Work Experience (how will you build your resume to launch a career in your chosen field)
    • Physical/mental/emotional traits
  • Advantages/Disadvantages of the Career
    • Salary (list a salary range that one could expect if employed in this career)
    • Work Environment (describe the work environment that one could expect working in this career)
    • Job Outlook (describe the future openings predicted in this career)
  • What is your plan B? What does it look like, why did you pick it?
  • Conclusion (now that you have done this research, are you still interested or not)
  • Times New Roman, size 12
  • 6 pages, double spaced
  • Follow MLA or APA style for citations and writing format
    • Reach out to Learning Resources (librarian) for assistance
MDC Career Resources

MDC Advisement and Career Services - Careers and Internships


Career Resources LibGuide

Additional Career Resources