Goal Setting Worksheet Pair up with a classmate for this activity. Take a few minutes to discuss with your class mate: 1. What career path you have chosen to pursue. 2. Explain why you are interested in this career field. 3. Describe any activities/hobbies/academic programs you are currently involved in, which are in line with this career path. After listening to your classmates interests, create a career path for your classmate, following the outline below. General requirements: My peer wants to pursue this career field_____________________________________ This career field typically requires a ___________________________________ Degree. (High school, Associates Degree, Bachelor, Master, PHD) or License (Cosmetology, Real Estate, Dental). My peer would benefit by working part time at _________________________________ while completing the education requirements. My peer would benefit by an internship in _____________________________________. (Examples: As general as in the healthcare industry, or as specific as their former pediatricians office). Specific actions: (feel free to come up with your own answers or choose from the examples listed) In the next six months my peer should ________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________. (Examples: Choose five universities/colleges that offer a program (major) that is in-line with their career path, research college costs, discuss finances with parents, research scholarships offered by community, local companies, colleges, etc) In the next year my peer should______________________________________________. (Examples: Apply to schools, apply for federal loans, apply for scholarships, take standardized test for college acceptance, etc) My peer should use this resource____________________________________________ to gain information and insight. (Examples: Guidance counselor, individual currently in the career field, internet, magazines, Etc). My peer should ____________________________________ in their first year of college. (Meet with a few career counselors from their college, and chose one with whom they would like to work). After completing your peer’s career outline, explain the steps of action and why these steps would be beneficial to meeting their career goals. Provide feedback and brainstorm on additional ways to attain goals. Also address any limitations that might be present due to one’s situation, and brainstorm on solutions.