This course is for you if you are interested in researching a new career and acquiring the skills necessary to succeed in it. You will be asked to reflect on your experiences and critically evaluate what you currently know, what you need to acquire, and how to go about getting it. You will then identify groups and individuals that can serve and support you in exploring a new career. During this course, you will identify the elements of a well-structured career plan and evaluate career options by individual fit to determine how to effectively engage your network in your career journey.
The University System of Georgia is composed of 28 higher education institutions including 4 research universities, 2 regional universities, 12 state universities, 13 state colleges and the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography. The Georgia Public Library System, encompassing 61 library systems throughout Georgia, is also part of the University System.
关于 Career Discovery 专项课程
Actively creating a career journey that is fulfilling and integrates the best use of our personal strengths and skills is crucial to deriving value from the work that we do.
This specialization covers career planning, leadership and other essential skills and concepts, and what they mean for individuals in their career development. It starts with career planning as a pathway to employment, developed at the University System of Georgia, which comprises Georgia's public colleges and universities, Georgia Archives and the Georgia Public Library Service. It then introduces successful career development, which provides you with the tools to network with intention and get the most value out of LinkedIn. The specialization then switches gears into what it takes to research a new career and acquire the skills necessary to succeed in it. Finally, you will be asked to reflect on your experiences and critically evaluate what you currently know, what you need to acquire, and how to go about getting it. This is tied together with prior knowledge on how to then leverage your network to connect with people that can serve and support you in exploring a new career.