This course will focus on the beginning steps for employment: resume development, career assessment, interview skills, job shadows. Students will set personal goals related to careers and employment. This course will expose students to a wide variety of different careers, as well as hard and soft skills needed in the workplace. Early exposure to job shadows and self-awareness of individual skills sets will assist in the exploration process. Students partaking in this course will also develop and create their own career portfolio. The portfolio will consist of the following: previous work history, resume, summary of skills, references, letters of recommendation, and complete reference letters from past supervisors.