Week 4: Individual Work 1
During Weeks 4-6, you will research and write a Career Essay. The essay will be written using a writing process that includes several steps according to the schedule provided in the Week 4 Individual Work 1 instructions. Week 4 Individual Work
To complete the Week 4 portion of the Career Essay, type your name in the space provided above and complete items 1-3 listed below. Type your answers in the spaces provided. Save your document and submit to the Week 4 Individual Work 1 basket in the Dropbox. 1. Choose a career to research.
Your essay may be about any career field that interests you (e.g. accounting, computer technician, nursing, paralegal, etc.).
Type the career field you’ve chosen to write about here: _Correctional Officer___________ __________.
2. Visit five (5) Web sites related to the career you’ve selected. As you conduct your online research, keep in mind that your career essay will include the following required information: *
Description of the career and the position you would like to obtain. *
The reason you chose that career
Educational requirements including: minimum education, continuing education requirements such as those required to maintain certification, and the benefits of advanced education. *
Personal characteristics needed to be successful in the position. *
Prospects for growth in the position and/or career field. A good place to start is the Everest Career Education Network, Resources by Program tab. Explore five Web sites, either through the links provided on the Everest Career Education Network site or from a search using your browser. Look for answers to the questions that you are required to discuss in your paper (bulleted list above). Note: Wikipedia and ehow.com are not reliable Websites and will not be accepted for this assignment.
3. Choose the three (3) Web sites...
Citations: (author, date)
Web Site 1 | (“Search by degree.(2006-2013). |
Web Site 2 | ( “ Correctional officer salary-salary.com,” ) 2013 |
Web Site 3 | (“ Correctional Officer Center,” 2013) |
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