Career Exploration and PlanningTwo Weeks Course
Self-Discovery and Goal Setting
Day 1: Assessing Your Interests and Strengths
- Self-Assessment Tools and Exercises
- Identifying Your Strengths and Weaknesses
- Personality Assessments and Career Implications
Day 2: Defining Short-Term and Long-Term Goals
- Setting SMART Goals
- Prioritising Goals for Your Career
- Aligning Goals with Personal Values
Day 3: Exploring Different Career Paths
- Researching Different Careers and Industries
- Informational Interviews and Networking
- Identifying Career Opportunities
Day 4: Researching Industries and Job Markets
- Industry Trends and Insights
- Analysing the Job Market
- Salary Research and Compensation Expectations
Day 5: Creating a Personal Career Vision
- Crafting Your Personal Mission Statement
- Visualising Your Ideal Career
- Creating a Vision Board
Preparing for Your Career
Day 6: Building a Professional Network
- Networking Strategies and Tips
- Online and Offline Networking Opportunities
- Building Your LinkedIn Profile
Day 7: Resume Writing and Cover Letters
- Crafting an Effective Resume
- Writing a Compelling Cover Letter
- Tailoring Your Application Materials
Day 8: Interview Skills and Techniques
- Preparing for Interviews
- Common Interview Questions and Answers
- Mock Interviews and Feedback
Day 9: Job Search Strategies and Online Resources
- Job Search Strategies (Job Boards, Networking, Cold Outreach)
- Using Online Job Search Platforms
- Creating a Job Search Action Plan
Day 10: Creating a Career Action Plan
- Bringing It All Together: Setting Your Career Path
- Developing a Step-by-Step Action Plan
- Personalised Career Coaching and Guidance
London Exploration Weekend 1:
- Morning: Start your London adventure with a hearty breakfast at your accommodation.
- 10:00 AM: Visit the iconic British Museum to explore history and culture from around the world.
- 1:00 PM: Enjoy lunch at a nearby café.
- Afternoon: Take a leisurely stroll through the bustling streets of Covent Garden, known for street performances, shopping, and artisanal treats.
- 4:00 PM: Visit Westminster Abbey to admire its stunning Gothic architecture.
- Evening: Have dinner at a traditional British pub to savor classic dishes like fish and chips or a hearty pie.
- Morning: Enjoy breakfast and then explore the legendary Tower of London, home to the Crown Jewels and centuries of history.
- 1:00 PM: Have lunch by the picturesque Tower Bridge.
- Afternoon: Visit the vibrant neighborhood of Shoreditch, known for street art, boutiques, and cool vibes.
- 4:00 PM: Take a relaxing boat ride along the River Thames, offering stunning views of London landmarks.
- Evening: Experience London's diverse culinary scene with dinner at a restaurant of your choice.
University Towns and Shopping Weekend 2:
- Morning: Depart for a day trip to Cambridge, renowned for its prestigious university and beautiful architecture.
- 11:00 AM: Explore the historic Cambridge University colleges and take a punt ride on the River Cam.
- 1:00 PM: Enjoy lunch at a charming riverside café.
- Afternoon: Visit the Fitzwilliam Museum to appreciate its extensive art collection
- Evening: Return to London and have dinner at a cozy restaurant in your neighborhood.
- Morning: Depart for Oxford, another world-famous university city with stunning buildings and lush gardens.
- 10:00 AM: Take a guided tour of the Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera.
- 1:00 PM: Relish a traditional English lunch in the heart of Oxford.
- Afternoon: Explore the charming Oxford Botanic Garden and the Ashmolean Museum.
- Evening: Return to London and spend your last night exploring the vibrant nightlife of the city