Career Research Notes I. Includes an self evaluation of interests/ Making future career projections II. Selecting personal goals 1. Short term goals 2. Long term goals III. IV. Career vs. Job Occupational Clusters (remember COIN) - V. Steps for career decisions Three main factors influencing future job opportunities 1. Population (why?) 2. Labor force (why?) 3. Demand for goods and services (why?) VI. Education vs. Income Statistically, as your education levels increase, so does… VII. Bureau of Labor Statistics (see BLS data) http://www.bls.gov/oco/ What does it tell you? Jobs in demand? Why? Jobs in decline? Why? Researching Colleges/Trade Schools (20 points) You have researched different careers and how they may fit your skills and abilities. As expected, you also have determined that requirements are necessary to enter that career, namely the requirement of continuing education beyond High School. With respect to your chosen career path, you are required to inquire about a College/University or an educational institution that offers a curriculum that would allow you to complete the necessary coursework to fulfill those requirements. Compose a one page (minimum) paper researching a college/institution that would allow fulfillment of those requirements. Include statistical information about this school (i.e. student population, location, cost of tuition etc,) and address pros and cons of each (10 pts) Include entrance requirements. This information is available on the university website (copy and paste the information you referenced from the website you found it) (5 pts). Furthermore, indicate why you chose this institution, and reasons why you would be a good student for that institution to accept (remember: schools are interested in enrolling students likely to graduate) (5 pts) Points will be deducted for incorrect grammar and punctuation.