Career Planning and Development A

Introducing high school students to the working world, this course provides the knowledge and insight necessary to compete in today’s challenging job market. This course helps students investigate careers as they apply to personal interests and abilities, and develop the skills and job search documents needed to enter the workforce. This course includes lessons in which students create a self-assessment profile, a cover letter, and a résumé that can be used in their educational or career portfolio.

Unit 1: Introduction to Work

Unit 2: Performing a Self-Assessment

Unit 3: Investigating Career Opportunities

Unit 4: The Job Search Process

Unit 5: Writing a Professional Résumé

Unit 6: Writing a Cover Letter

Unit 7: Developing Interview Skills