Career MAP: My Action Plan

The tools to navigate your next adventure.

The University of Delaware looks at career development as a four stage process. Whether you are considering graduate or professional school or seeking employment after graduation, the most effective career decisions are made by proceeding through each step. In the process of making your career decisions, keep in mind that the following designations for first, second, third, and fourth stages are approximate. Think of the model as a process, and determine where you are currently and then what the next stage is for you.

Self-Awareness and Career Exploration

Gain in sight into your values, interest, and skills as they relate to various careers. The University of Delaware looks at career development as a four stage process. Whether you are considering graduate or professional school or seeking employment after graduation, the most effective career decisions are made by proceeding through each step. In the process of making your career decisions, keep in mind that the following designations for first, second, third, and fourth stages are approximate. Think of the model as a process, and determine where you are currently and then what the next stage is for you.

Step 1: Check List

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Gain Experience and Learn about the world of work

Continue to develop insight into your values, interests, and skills as they relate to various careers. Learn about the world of work, make career decisions and gain experience. Whether you are considering graduate or professional school or seeking employment after graduation, the most effective career decisions are made by proceeding through each step. In the process of making your career decisions, keep in mind that the following designations for first, second, third, and fourth stages are approximate. Think of the model as a process, and determine where you are currently and then what the next stage is for you.

Step 2: Check List

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Develop Career Management Skills

Build necessary skills to succeed in a career field and learn about how to develop your personal brand and self-marketing tools. Whether you are considering graduate or professional school or seeking employment after graduation, the most effective career decisions are made by proceeding through each step. In the process of making your career decisions, keep in mind that the following designations for first, second, third, and fourth stages are approximate. Think of the model as a process, and determine where you are currently and then what the next stage is for you.

Step 3: Check List

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Implementing
your Career Goals

Connect to employers and conduct your job search or further education. Whether you are considering graduate or professional school or seeking employment after graduation, the most effective career decisions are made by proceeding through each step. In the process of making your career decisions, keep in mind that the following designations for first, second, third, and fourth stages are approximate. Think of the model as a process, and determine where you are currently and then what the next stage is for you.

Step 4: Check List

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