Discuss how the skills of writing, researching, presenting, working in teams, and using technological tools help you in your current role in the workplace.

For our last graded assignment, you will write about how the skills you have honed in this class will help you in achieving your career goals. You can approach the assignment in one of two ways.

  1. Discuss how the skills of writing, researching, presenting, working in teams, and using technological tools help you in your current role in the workplace. Which of these skills do you find most important right now? Which skills do you think will help you achieve future goals?

or

  1. Look up an occupation you are interested in pursuing after you graduate from DeVry. To find information on occupations, you can visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/ (Links to an external site.). Search for a career you are interested in, such as software developer. Then, click on the What They Do tab. Compare the duties of that occupation to what you learned in this class. Which skills that you developed in this class will be most useful to you in your chosen career?

The Career Connection Analysis assignment is worth 90 points.

Assignment Requirements

  • The length should be approximately 500 words.
  • There is no need for a title page or references, but give credit for any information derived from the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
  • The assignment should be typed and submitted as a Microsoft Word document with 12-point font and double-spacing.

The grading rubric for this assignment is below.

Submit the assignment.

Rubric

Career Connection Analysis Grading RubricCareer Connection Analysis Grading RubricCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIntroductionIntroduction provides an overview of what was learned from the course and how it applies to the student’s career goals.10 to >0.0 ptsFull Marks0 ptsNo Marks10 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeImportance of WritingClear and concise discussion of the importance of writing to the student’s career goals, with at least one good example provided.20 to >0.0 ptsFull Marks0 ptsNo Marks20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeImportance of ResearchClear and concise discussion of the importance of research to the student’s career goals, with at least one good example provided.20 to >0.0 ptsFull Marks0 ptsNo Marks20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeImportance of TeamsClear and concise discussion of the importance of working in teams to the student’s career goals, with at least one good example provided.20 to >0.0 ptsFull Marks0 ptsNo Marks20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeImportance of Technological ToolsClear and concise discussion of the importance of using technological tools to the student’s career goals, with at least one good example provided.20 to >0.0 ptsFull Marks0 ptsNo Marks20 pts

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