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Career Readiness - 2020

Supplemental – Complete three of the following*:

Maintain Employment – minimum 3 months – Student will maintain employment for a minimum of three consecutive months as verified by the Documentation of Work Experience form which will be included in the student portfolio.

Job Shadow Experience - First, spend a minimum of 4 hours in a job shadow experience. A Job Shadow is not the same as a clinical or practicum assignment. Job shadowing is a work experience option where students learn about a job by walking through the work day as a shadow to a competent worker. The job shadowing work experience is a temporary, unpaid exposure to the workplace in an occupational area of interest to the student. After completing the experience, write a 1- to 1-1/2 page reflection paper about your job shadow experience. You must follow the guidelines and submit documents according to the document below.
“Mock” Interview Completion – Student will complete a mock job interview with a JATC staff member. Mock Interviews can be conducted virtually during the 2020 school closure. The JATC staff member conducting the interview will certify successful completion of the interview through the submission of the rubric to be included in the student portfolio.  The JATC staff member conducting the mock interview should use the Mock Job Interview Document to complete the interview and the student will include the completed document in the student portfolio.  
Employability Documents – Any documents that might be necessary to gain employment can be included in this section of the portfolio.  Examples of these documents include food handlers permit, first aid cards, or CPR cards.  Driver's license and social security card will not count and please black out any personal information that may be contained on these documents other than the student name.
Career Explorer Assessment - Complete the Career Explorer Asssessment located through the Key to Success Website. Include your assessment results in your digital portfolio.
Work-based Lesson - Our work-based learning specialist does various career lessons/activities in some classrooms. If you are lucky enough to participate in one of these, provide the certificate of completion that she awards as evidence. A few of the possible lessons are included below for those who may not have the opportunity for an in-person activity. Simple go through the Powerpoint lesson and complete the accompanying worksheet. Then include the completed worksheet in the portfolio as evidence of the completion of a lesson.
LinkedIn Profile – Student must create and maintain a LinkedIn profile.  The profile must contain information completed in the following sections: Experience, Education, Skills, and Volunteer Experience & Causes.  A PDF copy of the students LinkedIn profile must be included in the student portfolio as evidence. Google searches can assist if the student is unsure on how to create a LinkedIn account and profile.