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Health Careers Program September 17, 2014 Bethune-Cookman University
Who are you? What / Who drives you? Belief Systems Where are you going? B-CU Health Careers Program
Personality: Where is your energy naturally directed? Extraverts (E) often: Have high energy Talk more than listen Think out loud Act, then think Like to be around people a lot Prefer a public role Can sometimes be easily distracted Prefer to do lots of things at once Are outgoing & enthusiastic Introverts (I) often: Have quiet energy Listen more than talk Think quietly insider their heads Think, then act Feel comfortable being alone Prefer to work “behind-the-scenes” Have good powers of concentration Prefer to focus on one thing at a time Are self-contained and reserved B-CU Health Careers Program
Personality: What kind of information do you naturally notice and remember? Sensors (S) often: Focus on details & specifics Admire practical solutions Notice details & remember facts Are pragmatic - see what is Live in the here-and-now Trust actual experience Like to use established skills Like step-by-step instructions Work at a steady pace Intuitives (N) often: Focus on the big picture & possibilities Admire creative ideas Notice anything new or different Are inventive - see what could be Think about future implications Trust their gut instincts Prefer to learn new skills Like to figure things out for themselves Work in bursts of energy B-CU Health Careers Program
Personality: How do you decide or come to conclusions? Thinkers (T) often: Make decisions objectively Appear cool and reserved Are most convinced by rational arguments Are honest and direct Value honesty and fairness Take few things personally Are good at seeing flaws Are motivated by achievement Argue or debate issues for fun Feelers (F) often: Decide based on their values & feelings Appear warm and friendly Are most convinced by how they feel Are diplomatic and tactful Value harmony and compassion Take many things personally Are quick to compliment others Are motivated by appreciation Avoid arguments and conflicts B-CU Health Careers Program
Personality: What kind of environment makes you the most comfortable? Judgers (J) often: Like to have things settled Take responsibilities seriously Pay attention to time & are usually prompt Prefer to finish projects Work first, play later Seek closure See the need for most rules Like to make & stick with plans Find comfort in schedules Perceivers (P) often: Like to keep their options open Are playful and casual Are less aware of time and may run late Prefer to start projects Play first, work later May have difficulty making some decisions Question the need for many rules Like to keep plans flexible Want the freedom to be spontaneous B-CU Health Careers Program
Types - Analysts B-CU Health Careers Program INTJ Imaginative and strategic thinkers, with a plan for everything. INTP Innovative inventors with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. ENTJ Bold, imaginative and strong-willed leaders, always finding a way - or making one. ENTP Smart and curious thinkers who cannot resist an intellectual challenge.
Types - Diplomats B-CU Health Careers Program INFJ Quiet and mystical, yet very inspiring and tireless idealists. INFP Poetic, kind and altruistic people, always eager to help a good cause. ENFJ Charismatic and inspiring leaders, able to mesmerize their listeners. ENFP Enthusiastic, creative and sociable free spirits, who can always find a reason to smile.
Types - Sentinels B-CU Health Careers Program ISTJ Practical and fact-minded individuals, whose reliability cannot be doubted. ISFJ Very dedicated and warm protectors, always ready to defend their loved ones. ESTJ Excellent administrators, unsurpassed at managing things - or people. ESFJ Extraordinarily caring, social and popular people, always eager to help.
Types - Explorers B-CU Health Careers Program ISTP Bold and practical experimenters, masters of all kinds of tools. ISFP Flexible and charming artists, always ready to explore and experience something new. ESTP Smart, energetic and very perceptive people, who truly enjoy living on the edge. ESFP Spontaneous, energetic and enthusiastic entertainers - life is never boring around them.
SWOT ANALYSIS Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats B-CU Health Careers Program
“Look ahead and work backwards” Understanding Health Professions Medical Doctor Dentist Pharmacist Chiropractor Physical Therapist Veterinarian B-CU Health Careers Program
Undergraduate Timeline Freshman Year Start researching majors Develop relationships with professors Start researching Careers in the Health Professions Join and begin to contribute in student organizations Begin looking for Research, Volunteer and Shadowing Experiences Continue to develop relationships with professors Sophomore Year Begin researching Summer Enrichment or Research programs Continue to develop relationships with professors Continue to volunteer/shadowing experiences Completing your University Core Curriculum requirements Junior Year Investigate schools for professional programs. Plan for Summer Research/Enrichment Programs Begin Test preparation Write your personal statement beginning in summer or fall Request letters of recommendation from professors. Register for and take the required test Prepare to submit your application is EARLY, in June is best. Senior Year Submit Secondary applications and have Letters of Recommendation sent Interviews and acceptances B-CU Health Careers Program
Pre-Requisites Courses Experience Test Preparation Research Application Personal statement Faculty relationships B-CU Health Careers Program