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Explore Careers and Prepare for Your First Job

These lessons will help you prepare for and find your first job while exploring various career paths.

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10 Lessons in this Collection

Write a Cover Letter for Your First Job

Explain your skills and experiences to a potential employer by writing a cover letter.

Introduce Yourself to Potential Employers

Create a short deck in Google Slides to introduce yourself to a potential employer.

Ask Someone to Be a Reference

Learn how to ask someone to be a reference for you.

Ask for Feedback

Request and collect feedback from your classmates using Google Forms.

Create a Resume in Google Docs

Design, write, and format a professional resume that stands out.

Build Your Professional Network

Find and organize professional contacts to help you establish relationships as you build your career.

Research Career Paths

Research potential career paths and organize your findings in Google Sheets.

Search for a Part-Time or Summer Job

Find a part-time job or full-time entry-level position by searching online.

Build Your Professional Brand

Highlight the qualities, skills, and talents that describe you as a professional by building a brand profile and mission statement.

Prepare for Your First Day of Work

Organize information that will help you be successful at a new job using Google Docs and Google Maps.

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