Write an essay about your personal development plan or your career goals for the five years after you graduate. You will answer the question: Where do I see my career in five-years after I graduate? What do I want for myself and what will I have achieved in my career after five years out of college?
You will also answer: What will it take for me to make these goals happen? How do I develop or learn the skills I need? What will I have to have completed each year in order to rise to the level I want within five years? Who do I need to build relationships with? What will I need to study?
Your career goals essay should be about 520-650 words and follow MLA format for your paper. You may use multiple sources and should cite each source used. Refer to the MLA formatting and style guide: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
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