There are some steps you can take to help you plan your career.
Step 1: Self Awareness – Knowing yourself and what motivates you? What are your skills, preferences, choices, strengths, weaknesses, dreams, ambitions, and values.
Once you have done this, then you can start to consider what is out there for you. [Login Code to access 'Profiling for Success' (SHU students only)]
Step 2: Opportunity Awareness – what options are out there and have you explored them? Knowing what jobs exist – what these jobs involve, and where to find them. Starting to match them up with what you know about yourself.
Step 4: Action Planning – What do I do now? Carry out your planned actions, and take your first steps on the road to your first job.
Use the suggested links to find career planning tools that can help you with each of the steps. Career Planning for Beginners also offers useful guides to help you plan your time at university and beyond.