In-Person Finding Yourself: Identifying a Career that Matches your Strengths and Values
Use self-assessment tools, job market outlook, and sector data to discover which chemistry career paths best match your values and strengths.
About the Course
This course provides self-assessment tools to identify career values and strengths. Participants will compare and contrast the four sectors of chemistry employment to determine which sector best aligns with their values and strengths. This data will then be used to create a targeted job search strategy. Key topics include how to:
- Identify and describe your values and strengths in terms of employability
- Compare and contrast job market outlook and skills in industry, academia, government, and self-employment sectors
- Understand the purposes of networking
- Apply questioning strategies to engage in effective networking
This is part of a two-part series on Finding Yourself.
What You Will Learn
After completion of the course, attendees will be able to:
- Identify employability strengths
- Plan a career and job search based on self-assessment
- Articulate and assess personal values and strengths
- Understand employment pathways
- Research jobs by Education and Sector
Who Should Attend
This course is a part of the ACS Careers Pathways Series and is designed for members entering the workforce seeking to craft a career path that aligns with their strengths and values. It is also recommended for members considering revising their career path and job search strategy.
- Imagining your dream job and career path
- Making specific career and job search objectives
- Articulating and assessing personal values
- Articulating and assessing strengths
- Researching employment in the 4 major pathways