The first step, involves gathering information about you. You should develop an understanding of yourself, including your values, interests, aptitudes, abilities, personal traits and desired life style. You must also become aware of the relationship between self and occupational choice.Competency Areas:
In the third step, individuals evaluate occupational choices and gain practical experience through internships, co-operative education, relevant summer employment, volunteer work and campus activities. In addition, more specific decisions about occupational choices are made.