Who: Megan graduated Illinois State University in December 2016 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Education. She did not have a full time job, but took a summer job as a camp director planning programming for the kids.
Challenge: She decided she did not want to be a teacher and wasn’t sure what career path to take. We identified a career path by identifying Megan’s strengths. She selected a career in event planning.
Next Steps: We coached Megan on the following: Develop elevator pitch to explain shift from education to event planning
- Develop elevator pitch to explain shift from education to event planning
- Build her resume, LinkedIn profile and cover letter to correspond to her career search
- Teach how to prepare for the interview, practicing responses and questions
- Set up job alerts and make connections
Outcome: Megan landed her dream job as an event planner for an association, with 100% paid benefits and a competitive salary