Exploring Career and senior colleges

EXPLORING CAREER AND SENIOR COLLEGES
(10% of final Grade)

? Please explore two(2) career options and appropriate senior college options for each.
? Find answers to the following questions below using the websites provided.
? Include a bibliography of the resources you’ve used to complete your research.

Reminder: DO NOT PLAGIARIZE! DO NOT COPY DIRECTLY FROM THE RESOURCES AND CLAIM AS YOUR OWN WORDS! Plagiarism will result in an F grade on the project. Instead, use your own words and properly site your sources.

Name:

Major:

I.
Please ListCareer Option 1:

Please go to the Bureau of Labor Statistics website (www.bls.gov/oco) and O*net Online (http://www.onetonline.org/) to find answers to the following:

1) What are the day-to-day responsibilities for this career option?
2) What level of education would you need to enter this career?
3) What is the salary range for this career option?
4) What is the ten-year outlook for this career option?
5) What are some of the necessary skills for the career option?

II.
Use one or more of the following websites to find 3 senior colleges that offer majors/programs that will provide professional advancement within each career option [(www.cuny.edu), (www.colllegeboard.org), (http://princetonreview.com), (www.petersons.com), (www.suny.edu) ,and/or colleges’ direct websites]:
Note: Do not include community colleges.

1) College #1:
? Address:
? Major:
? Tuition:
? Number of Students Enrolled:
2) College #2:
? Address:
? Major:
? Tuition:
? Number of Students Enrolled:
3) College:
? Address:
? Major:
? Tuition:
? Number of Students Enrolled:

III.
LIST PROFESSIONAL OR TRADE ASSOCIATIONS THAT EXIST IN THE FIELD.
To find associations:
Please visit the website below – OR–
Google “Professional Associations for (enter career title):
? www.bls.gov/oco (Search for the occupation you choose then click on the tab entitled “Contacts for More Info”)

1) Name of Professional Association:
? Membership type and fees:
? Student Membership fees:

2) Name of Professional Association:
? Membership type and fees:
? Student Membership fees:

3) Name of Professional Association:
? Membership type and fees:
? Student Membership fees:

IV.
Please List Career Option 2:

Please go to the Bureau of Labor Statistics website (www.bls.gov/oco) and O*net Online (http://www.onetonline.org/) to find answers to the following:

1) What are the day-to-day responsibilities for this career option?
2) What level of education would you need to enter this career?
3) What is the salary range for this career option?
4) What is the ten-year outlook for this career option?
5) What are some of the necessary skills for the career option?

V.
Use one or more of the following websites to find 3 senior colleges that offer majors/programs that will provide professional advancement within each career option [(www.cuny.edu), (https://www.collegeboard.org/), (http://princetonreview.com), (www.petersons.com), (www.suny.edu) , and/or colleges’ direct websites]:
Note: Do not include community colleges.

1) College #1:
? Address:
? Major:
? Tuition:
? Number of Students Enrolled:
2) College #2:
? Address:
? Major:
? Tuition:
? Number of Students Enrolled:
3) College:
? Address:
? Major:
? Tuition:
? Number of Students Enrolled:

V I.
LIST PROFESSIONAL OR TRADE ASSOCIATIONS THAT EXIST IN THE FIELD.
To find associations, please visit the following sites or Google “Professional Associations for_____(include career title or field)
? www.bls.gov/oco (Search for the occupation you choose then click on the tab entitled “Contacts for More Info”)
? www.usa.gov/directory/tradeassc/index.shtml

1) Name of Professional Association:
? Membership type and fees:
? Student Membership fees:

2) Name of Professional Association:
? Membership type and fees:
? Student Membership fees:

3) Name of Professional Association:
? Membership type and fees:
? Student Membership fees:
Reflection:
Write a paragraph below (5-7 complete sentences) reflecting on what you have learned from your research and how you plan to use this information in your future pursuits:
Bibliography (Resources/Websites used in MLA format):

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