Goal setting is a critical part of the career planning process. Ultimately, your goals allow you to create a roadmap to succeed in your career.


Utilize this Goal Setting worksheet to create short and long-term goals that will help you stay on track.  ​


To research the job market, utilize this Job Market Research Planner


To use this planner, you will utilize other websites such as Indeed.com, Career Builder, and Niche Job Boards


Additionally, you will want to continue your research with a Career Conversation or Informational Interview, as you won't be able to find out all information from the Internet. Utilize this Informational Interview planner to plan for this interaction. 


Between 30 and 60 credits, it is critical that you establish where you are going and the route you must take.

Often times, we know where we want to go, but the path isn’t always as clear. 
 
To complete this section, you will conduct research and create clear, measurable career goals.

We know this process can feel overwhelming, so we have created guides and worksheets to help you with this section. 


After you complete this plan, make sure to save it and re-visit it often. Additionally, your Student Advisor will discuss it with you during your 60 credit call. 

 30- 60 CREDITS

​​​​ 2. SETTING GOALS

​​​​ 3. YOUR INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Utilize this Individual Development Plan tool to assist you in taking charge of your career by identifying action steps towards achieving your short and long-term goals.


Once you have identified your development areas, you can being your development plan. Your plan should include the competency/skill you wish to develop, development activities that can help you develop the identified skill, the learning resources needed, and the time frame. 

​​​​ 1. RESEARCHING THE JOB YOU WANT