What career occupation from your previous work are you researching?  What type of work does someone in this career perform?  What is their work environment?

Due Date: Sunday of Unit 5 Total Points: 100 Overview: This week, we have looked at skills and interests which you can use to evaluate your personal interests and identify skills. These interests and skills will help you see possible careers within your degree for the time that you graduate. Use this information to improve yourself as a student at Post University and apply this knowledge to your career and personal life. Instructions:

 For this assignment you will write a 2 page paper detailing your degree exploration using APA Style

Formatting and Microsoft Office 365

 Referring to the assessments that you performed in week 3 and the research from this week, please

address the following questions for the paper:

o Using the information you’ve gained from taking the O*net Interest Profiler in week 3.

Then explore the Occupational Outlook Handbook and address the following aspects

of your perspective career:

 What career occupation from your previous work are you researching?  What type of work does someone in this career perform?  What is their work environment?  What types of education, training, or certifications are required for this career?  What is the median pay for the career?  Are there similar careers that interest you?  Is this career within your current degree field or are you researching a career outside of your

degree?

Requirements:

1. Your paper must be two (2) pages long (three (3) pages total including Title Page) 2. Properly apply APA formatting to the Title Page and Body Paragraphs 3. Avoid Plagiarism : In-Text Citations and a Reference Page are not required for this paper

1. Title Page a. Running head b. Page Numbers c. Title Section

2. Double spaced text 3. 12 point Times New Roman font

CTC101 – College Success Seminar

Career Exploration Assignment

Be sure to read the criteria, by which your paper/project will be evaluated, before you write, and again after you write.

Evaluation Rubric for Career Exploration Assignment

Novice 0-59% Fair 60-69% Competent 70-

79% Proficient 80-89% Superior 90-100%

TITLE PAGE

Grade Weight: 10%

No Title Page in the paper or missing Title Section completely

Title section contains severe errors and does not resemble APA style in form and function

Title section contains major errors and somewhat resembles APA style in form and function

Title section contains minor errors but still represents APA style in form and function

Title section present and correctly formatted for font, spacing, and content (title, name, and institution)

PAGE HEADER

Grade Weight:

10%

No Page Header in the paper

Page header contains severe errors in formatting and does not resemble APA style

Page header contains major errors in formatting and somewhat resembles APA style in form and function

Page header contains minor errors in formatting but still represents APA style in form and function

Page header is properly formatted on the Title Page (containing Running head) and remaining pages of the paper and contains no APA style errors

APA PAGE FORMATTING

Grade Weight:

10%

APA formatting is not used or definable

APA formatting contains severe errors and does not resemble APA style in form and function

APA formatting contains major errors and somewhat resembles APA style in form and function

APA formatting contains minor errors but still represents APA style in form and function

APA formatting is correctly formatted for margins, double spacing, body text, paragraphs, and paragraph headers

CONNECTION &

DISCLOSURE

Grade Weight: 50%

Student demonstrates no self-examination; provides no analysis or connection to course materials, outside experiences, and does not answer all questions

Student demonstrates a superficial self- examination that provides minimal analysis, lacks in connection to course materials, outside experiences, and answers a few questions thoroughly

Student demonstrates a guarded self- examination that provides little detail in analysis, which loosely connects to course materials, outside experiences, and answers most questions thoroughly

Student demonstrates a cautious self- examination that provides a detailed analysis that somewhat connects to course materials, outside experiences, and answers all questions

Student demonstrates a candid self- examination that provides an in-depth analysis connecting to course materials, outside experiences, and answers all questions thoroughly

WRITING MECHANICS

Grade Weight:

10%

Writing contains severe errors which make work unreadable or hard to follow. There are ten or more errors in punctuation and/or capitalization; Font incorrect and not double spaced

Writing contains multiple incorrect sentence structures. There are four or more errors in punctuation and/or capitalization; Font incorrect and/or not double spaced

Writing contains structural weaknesses and grammatical errors. There are three or four errors in punctuation and/or capitalization; Font incorrect or not double spaced

Sentence structure is generally correct. Some awkward sentences do appear. There are one or two errors in punctuation and/or capitalization; Paper uses 12pt. Times New Roman double spaced

Sentence structure is correct. Punctuation and capitalization are correct; Paper uses 12pt. Times New Roman double spaced

LENGTH OF PAPER

Grade Weight:

10%

Student has provided less than one half page of body text

Student has provided less than one (1) full pages of body text

Student has provided only one (1) full pages of body text

Student has provided less than two (2) full pages of body text

Student has provided a minimum of two (2) full pages of body text

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