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11B Phase 2

Career Exploration

This phase will begin in December and last until the end of February. Students will carry out a set of self-reflection activities, with their mentor's support, to better understand their interests, skills and the links between their passions and career pathways. Pairs will work on a resume that the mentee can use to apply to summer opportunities of interest.    



Parent/Guardian Guide to Career Exploration

This guide serves to encourage parents/guardians to support their child in exploring and developing their career interests.

Mentor Guide to Career Exploration

This guide serves to encourage mentors to support their mentee in exploring and developing their career interests.

Pair ChecklistThis checklist, that lives on the Platform, will provide pairs with key objectives to hit before the end of the phase.




2.1 My Life in 10 Years 

SWBAT envision their desired lifestyle 10 years into the future.
2.2 Financing Adulthood
SWBAT understand the cost of living as an adult.

2.3 My Top Careers

SWBAT identify their interests and make connections between the top career clusters that align with their interests.

2.4 Mapping My Career Options

SWBAT connect their career interests with post-secondary pathways.

2.5 High School to Career Connection 

SWBAT  connect their career aspirations to opportunities, experiences and skills they should be developing in high school. 

2.6 My ResumeSWBAT identify the different components involved in creating a strong resume.
2.7 My Resume - Work Time SWBAT work on crafting a resume.

2.8 Making the Most of My Summer

SWBAT research opportunities and begin planning for the summer.

2.9 Making the Most of My Summer - Work Time

SWBAT research opportunities and continue planning for the summer.



Pair Event:
Career Exploration

This event is focused on exposing students to different careers and paths. The event  also allows time to reflect on their ability to discuss their own desired career trajectory.

Pair Event: 

Professional Skill Building

Pairs will connect at this event to discuss professional skill building. First, pairs will have a chance to break the ice with a mock interview. Then, they will work together to create and improve the mentee’s summer resume. Finally, pairs will discuss the types of opportunities the mentee would like to participate in over the summer.