CareerPassport Team: What year are you in school and what are you majoring in?
Ashlee: I am a senior majoring in Legal Studies.
CareerPassport Team: Tell us what some of your career goals are.
Ashlee: I want to do something that makes me happy and keeps me motivated. Currently I am looking towards becoming an attorney.
CareerPassport Team: Can you explain how you are involved with the CareerPassport Program?
Ashlee: I am an ELUD participant.
CareerPassport Team: Tell us about some of your achievements from the CareerPassport Program.
Ashlee: I have completed the Self-Discovery, Career Exploration and Life Preparation Tracks.
CareerPassport Team: What attracted you to the CareerPassport Program?
Ashlee: I loved the idea of really discovering who I am and exploring the opportunities available to me. It is also a plus that you get a university distinction.
CareerPassport Team: What have you enjoyed most about the program?
Ashlee: I have really enjoyed taking the time to learn more about myself and what I truly want in my future. It can be easy to get focused on finishing your degree without really focusing on why you are getting it. This program has really helped me look at all of my options and take opportunities available to me.
CareerPassport Team: What has been the most beneficial activity you’ve participated in to help you meet your future career goal?
Ashlee: I believe the most beneficial activity I have done was interviewing people who work in professions I am interested in. I learned a lot of valuable information and gained knowledge about the job that I wouldn’t have been able to look up myself. It was great to ask questions and get people in the professions feedback.
CareerPassport Team: What advice regarding the CareerPassport Program would you give to other students?
Ashlee: I would say to stick with it and make a plan. There are a lot of activities and it can be overwhelming. But, if you make a plan and slowly keep progressing towards the end result it will keep you motivated and focused.