Develop Your Plan

woman writing "plan A" "plan B"

From what you have learned about the skills and qualities you possess, the type of industries and positions that interest you, take a few moments to map out your job search plan.

Keep in mind:  Having a Plan A, Plan B, and Plan C will help keep you on top of your job search should you need a back-up plan.

Plan A

Your preferred job in desired field

Target Employers

Pick up to 5 employers

Experience Gap

Skills or experience you need to develop for this job?

Example: Public Relations Coordinator in Environmental Field

Kerns and West, Inc., Big Noise PR, Synergy Environmental Inc.

*Apply for one more public relations internship before graduation and/or *Volunteer at local environmental nonprofit to gain more hands-on experience in the field

 

Plan A

Your preferred job in desired field

Target Employers

Pick up to 5 employers

Experience Gap

Skills or experience you need to develop for this job?

 

 

 

   

Plan B

Related job in desired field

Target Employers

Pick 10 – 20 employers

Experience Gap

Skills or experience you need to develop for this job?

 

 

 

 

   

Plan C

Entry level position in desired field

*Think of this position as a stepping stone 

Target Employers

Pick 20+ employers

*This may involve identifying employment agencies in addition to your top employers 

Experience Gap

Skills or experience you need to develop for this job?