Career planning is an continuous process that can help you manage and develop your goals. When conducted mindfully, Career planning may lead to a successful and fulfilling professional life. As a San Diego City College student, you have the opportunity to work with our dedicated career counselors and staff which can provide assistance throughout you career planning steps.
This 4-step Career Planning process can be a self revealing and fun process. Depending on your goals and vision of the future, this process can be challenging but quite rewarding.
|Step 1 Self Exploration|
Thinking about your interests, values, skills and preferences is important. Discover yourself by completing our validated and reliable Career Self Assessment.
|Step 2 Career Exploration &Interpretation||Explore your occupations of interest, research the specific skills and qualifications required for those occupations. Learn what it’s really about; salary, a day in the day of (field research), etc..|
|Step 3 Field Research||Learn about the field. Narrow down your choices, by comparing your options.|
|Step 4 Job Readiness||It is time to take action and gain experience. Think about Internships, volunteer work, or employment.Plan for a job, attend a resume workshop, interview skills workshop, or practice interviewing, job hunt, etc.|
Academic Pathways for Career Planning
|Transfer Services||Explore your transfer planning steps. Meet with a counselor, ask about the transfer articulation agreement and, inform yourself about deadlines. |
|What Can I do with this Major?||Explore the possibilities. What kind of job are you looking for, and how does it relate to your College Major. What jobs are available within your major, and more!!!|