Benchmark – Career Exploration/Short Research Paper

Benchmark – Career Exploration/Short Research Paper
Assessment Description
Research two career paths of interest in your prospective field. include the following:
• Education/training needed
• Future stability
• Summarize which path best suits you and your career choices. Explain why.
• Discuss any surprising factors surrounding the career paths of your prospective field.
Discussion of the marketability of the career, including; labor market and availability, income range, education/training needed, job availability, future stability, and time demands from the career is exceptional. Clearly conveys a thorough grasp of the topics
Discussion of career benefits and challenges, including; burnout propensity and opportunities for advancement is exceptional and uses examples from current research, not simply personal opinions.
Discussion of how career matches skill set, personality, and values system is comprehensive, concise and thoughtful.
Summary of career path best suited to you and your career choice, including why it is best suited is comprehensive, thoughtful, and shows sound analysis of personal situation
Discussion of surprising factors discovered surrounding your career path is concise, comprehensive, and shows sound analysis.
Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.
Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.


Approximately 250 words