This unit is designed to facilitate a successful transition to employment in the fields of sport and recreation management, outdoor recreation, youth work, exercise and sport science. Students follow a career development model to further develop their ability to proactively manage a career throughout their life. To enable students to advance employment opportunities the unit will integrate: self-understanding activities; career strategic plans; networking; interview techniques; and methods to generate a professional image and workplace achievements. It progresses critical understanding of how to identify strengths and competencies through education; employment experiences; work integrated learning; and extracurricular experiences. The unit enhances job hunting strategies and career insights to establish a career-focused placement designed to provide a pathway into a chosen field and improve the students current employment status.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):