Creating a Career by Design model mashing Design Thinking and Career Exploration.
Day to Day
I provide one-on-one career counseling with community college students. I am mashing the concepts of Design Thinking and Career Counseling and coming up with a new model called Career by Design. It's a student centered approached focused DISCOVERING self, EXPLORING different career option, DEFINING career path and PLANNING how to get there. I also teach Life and Career Planning classes.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for college students
Start by figuring out your skills, interests, abilities and values. Explore how these can align with potential careers. Keep in mind that many careers are being or have not been created yet. Use your talents to make a difference in this world. Take classes that peak your interests. Get involved on campus. Take advantage of your instructors' office hours to get to know them better.
My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took: