I. Executive Summary
- An overview of your career plan
- A synopsis providing highlights of your career plan focusing on:
- your chosen career (pick one career in case you have more than one career aspiration)
- goals, core values, and how you wish to substantialize corevaluesthroughout your career life
- Mission Statement
- Career aspiration: What is your chosen career?Why have you chosen this career? What are your core values and competencies that you want to reflect in your mission statement?
- Mission statement:
- An articulation of who you are, why you exist, what you do, what you stand for
- Should be filled with action, passion, and a commitment
- Should be written in the present tense assuming that you are in the profession that you wish to be.
- Goals are the broad results that you are committed to achieving in relation to your chosen career
- Objectives are statements that relate to goals by providing the description of what you want to or must achieve to accomplish the goals and by what time.
- State each goal and objective in a complete sentence.
- Description of short-term goals and objectives
- Description of intermediate-term goals and objectives
- Description of long-term goals and objectives
- SWOT Analysis
- Discussyour Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats
- Limit the number of factors in each category to 5~6 and explain why each factor is strength/weakness/opportunity/threat in relation to your chosen career.
- The use of bullet format is allowed. However, each factor should be explained in a complete sentence.
- Career Path
Draft a chronology beginning with your current position and the major career steps you would like to take or you should take to accomplish your goals.
- A single-spaced, type written paper
- Font: Arial 11 or Times New Roman 11
- Margins: 1” top, bottom, left, and right
- Length: 4~5 pages, 2000~2500 words
- Use subtitles in each section so that readers can easily follow
- Page number should be present on each page