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Fall 2017Name:Kaitlyn AckermanDate:Due September 15, 2017HW2: Career Self-Assessments and SummaryPurposeHW2 will require that you continue to work through the first two phases of goal discernment: (1) self-assessment and (2)career goal exploration.It will also provide you with an opportunity to get some feedback from your instructor on one ofthe required elements for the portfolio assignment due at the end of the class.Learning OutcomesThis assignment supports the following course learning outcomes:●Students will develop a strategic plan for completing community college academic goals, including certificates,diplomas, and/or associate degrees.●Students will develop a strategic plan for transferring to a university and preparing for a new career.GradingPart 1: Career Self-Assessments and Goal Exploration is worth 40 points, and Part 2: Career Summary is worth 60 pointsfor a total grade out of 100.See the rubrics on the last page of this assignment. This assignment grade will count as 10%of your total grade in ACA 122.Part 1: Career Self-Assessments and Goal ExplorationDirections for Part 1:Complete the activity explained below before attempting to answer the questions for Part 1.Youwill need access to the Internet, so plan accordingly.Grading for Part 1:You can earn up to 30 points for your answers to the 15 reflection questions and ten additionalpoints for your Baccalaureate Degree Plan and CFNC assessment results.See the grading rubric on the last page of thisdocument for a specific listing of the points you can earn for this part of the assignment.STEP 1: Create a CFNC account (self-assessments).The College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) is a great source of answers to many questions that college studentshave regarding financial aid, budgeting, applying to colleges, and test prep.Here, we will use it as a source ofinformation for careers in North Carolina.Go to CFNC.org to begin the assignment.Create a user ID and password.1
Fall 2017Please note that if you applied to Durham Tech using the online enrollment application, then you already have a CFNCaccount. Use the help tools to have your user ID and password sent to your email account.Follow the directions on pages 14-19 of your textbookSuccess by Designto log in to CFNC. If you have trouble getting inwith your personal email account, consider opening a new CFNC account using your Durham Tech ConnectMail account.Remember that your ConnectMail address is your ConnectMail username along with @connect.durhamtech.eduSTEP 2: Complete the Interest Profiler.The first inventory that you should complete on CFNC is the Interest Profiler. See the screen shots on pages 17-18 of yourtextbook to help you find it. Save your results from the Interest Profiler online by signing in and signing out each timeyou use the website.Print your results and include them with this assignment.