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  • Employers today are seeking

    candidates who are well

    prepared. Employers are

    seeking the best fit.

    What steps will you take to

    become a Well-Prepared

    Student? The more you do the

    better prepared you will be. The Well- Prepared Student

    Good Grades

    Extra- curricular Activities

    Internships / Part Time

    Jobs

    Career Research

    Seminars & Employer Recruiting Sessions

    Volunteer & Community

    Service

    Professional Associations

    LinkedIn

    Networking

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    Click on each of the buttons on the wheel to the right to explore ways to integrate these opportunities in your academic experience.

  • Good Grades

    GENERAL TIPS

     Go to class

     Be on time

     Submit assignments on time

     Submit assignments via the correct method

     Follow assignment rubrics (focus on the

    Excellent or highest category)

     Don’t assume all instructors and courses are

    the same!

     Check your grades regularly

     When in doubt ask the instructor questions

    GOOD GRADE RESOURCES

     Academic Resource Center

    o Tutoring

    o Learning Support Services

    GOOD GRADES LEAD TO

     Honor Roll, Invitations to Honor Society and Graduating with

    Honors!

    o President’s / Dean’s Lists

    o Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude and Cum Laude

     Internship and employment opportunities with some employers

  • Extracurricular Activities

    SOME EXAMPLES…

     Student Clubs (varies by campus)

     Honor Society (varies by campus)

     Toastmasters International

     Leadership Roles (clubs and projects)

     Intramural Sports Team(s)

     Start something…a club, a project

  • Internships, Jobs & More

    HANDSHAKE

     Employment opportunities

     Internship opportunities

     Volunteer opportunities

     Build your Profile - get found by employers

    To access Handshake,

    follow these steps:

     Click here https://baker.joinhandshake.com/login

     Click on Baker College Student Login

     Login in, you can now access Handshake

    WORK STUDY

     Part of Federal Financial Aid

     Check with campus

    Financial Services

    department (varies by

    campus)

    ON-CAMPUS JOBS

     Networking is the #1 way to

    secure employment and

    advance your career!

    YOU

     Varies by campus

     Facilities

     Residence Hall Assistant

    Click on the video to play

    https://baker.joinhandshake.com/login http://youtu.be/AP01E4NoM8w http://youtu.be/AP01E4NoM8w

  • Career Research

    HANDSHAKE

     Resources (i.e. resumes examples)

     Search Filters (i.e. employers, location)

    OTHER CAREER RESEARCH RESOURCES

     Glassdoor.com

     Vault.com

     Chamber of Commerce

     State Government websites

     Company websites

     Social media

     Informational Interviews with professionals in your field; beyond instructors!

     Alumni

    Click on the Handshake logo to go to login – select Student Login

    https://baker.joinhandshake.com/ https://baker.joinhandshake.com/

  • Seminars & Employer Recruiting

    Sessions (on/off campus)

     Baker College Seminars & Workshops

     Job Fairs

     Career Fairs

     Volunteer Fairs

     Internship Fairs

     On-campus Recruiting Events

     Employer Recruiting Events

     Campus Club Meetings

     Chamber, Rotary & Service Club Events

     Community Professional Development

     Program-related Seminars & Workshops

     Toastmasters International

     Business Network International (BNI)

     Start-up Competitions

     Chamber of Commerce Events

     Professional Association Leadership Training

     Other ideas here _______________________

    RECOMMEND ATTENDING:

  • Volunteer and Community Service

    NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS OTHER IDEAS

     Non-profit Organizations

     Student Liaison

     Gleaners

     Forgotten Harvest

     Homeless Shelters

     Schools

     Hospitals and Nursing Homes

     Hospice

     Churches

    The Best Way to Find

    Yourself…Is To Lose Yourself

    in The Service of Others.

    ~M. Gandhi

     VolunteerMatch.org

     Habitat for Humanity

     Salvation Army

     United Way

     Big Brothers/Big Sisters

     Humane Society

     Heartland Alliance

     Goodwill Industries

  • Certifications & Professional

    Associations

    INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

     Human Resources Management

    o SHRM PHR, GPHR

     Health Information Technology

    o RHIT

    IT CERTIFICATIONS

     CompTIA A+

     CCNP

     Cisco

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

     Click here for a list of career related Professional Associations & Organizations

    Click on the video to play

    https://my.baker.edu/icsfileserver/docs/departments/career-services/Examples of Career-Related Professional Associations and Organizations (1).pdf http://youtu.be/_ikKchjSI_A http://youtu.be/_ikKchjSI_A

  • LinkedIn

    Start using LinkedIn to build and manage your professional network early in your educational journey. Don’t wait until graduation.

     Why?

    o Networking is the number one way to secure employment and advance one’s career today. LinkedIn is a great place to network and manage your network.

     Where to begin?

    o An overview of what LinkedIn can do for you LinkedIn - Higher Education - Students Start Here

    o Utilize the LinkedIn Profile Checklist to build and update your profile

    o Ask your instructors for recommendations; give recommendations to others

    o Explore, join and participate in LinkedIn professional groups

    https://university.linkedin.com/linkedin-for-students https://snap.licdn.com/microsites/content/dam/university/global/en_US/site/pdf/LinkedIn Profile Checklist - College Students.pdf http://youtu.be/YWp6AN00D_c http://youtu.be/YWp6AN00D_c

  • Networking

    WHAT IS NETWORKING

     Networking is done daily. People you meet, friends, family, classmates, teachers, co-workers are all apart of your network.

     Many of the people in your network may know people who may work in the field you are studying at Baker College. Don’t assume they do not.

     If direct contacts do not know someone, someone they know may know someone and so on…networking.

    WHO SHOULD BE IN YOUR NETWORK

     Friends and family

     Instructor referrals, ask for them

     Coaches, High school teachers, principals

     Church Members

     Advisory Board Members

     Internship and volunteer supervisors

     Classmates

    GREAT PLACES TO NETWORK

     Toastmasters International

     Business Network International (BNI)

     Start Up Competitions

     Job Fairs

     Campus Clubs

     People in line at the grocery store or local Home Depot…you never know

     Social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.)

     Chamber of Commerce Events / Industry Events…many are free!

  • CONGRATULATIONS

    By taking the steps to become

    a Well Prepared student you

    are on your way to a

    successful career. The Well Prepared Student

    Good Grades

    Extra- curricular Activities

    Internships / Part Time

    Jobs

    Career Research

    Seminars & Employer Recruiting Sessions

    Volunteer & Community

    Service

    Professional Associations

    LinkedIn

    Networking