Choosing a career is rarely an overnight decision. Because many factors need to be taken into account, making a career decision means a commitment of time and energy to figure out your best career path.
Most people will spend half of their waking hours on the job for approximately 40 years. As such, it becomes especially important to choose a career that involves doing work that is satisfying. Work that is in line with your values, interests, talents and capabilities is likely to bring about a sense of accomplishment and achievement to your life and make what you do in your workday all the more meaningful.
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A well thought out career decision not only adds value and purpose to your life, but gives you the means to express and fulfill your potential. As a result, 40 years in your chosen profession becomes a joie de vivre...what a way to celebrate your life!
You increase the likelihood of making a "best fit" choice by taking the following important steps as you decide on your future career.
Most important, on your way to deciding on a career or major, don't forget to use all the resources that are available through CCRI: Career Planning, MyCCRI, Student Services, Jobs and Internships, Library, CCRI Catalogue, Campus Clubs and Organizations, and still more. Good luck to you in your career search!