You're developing transferable skills in the classroom through projects, research or presentations or outside the classroom with hobbies, part-time jobs, internships, community services, etc. You can utilize your career currency to navigate varied environments like higher institutions of learning or the workplace.
Check out the career readiness skills below to further discover the career currency you are developing here at the University of Arkansas.
Proactively develop oneself and one’s career through continual personal and professional learning, awareness of one’s strengths and weaknesses, navigation of career opportunities, and networking to build relationships within and without one’s organization.
Clearly and effectively exchange information, ideas, facts, and perspectives with persons inside and outside of an organization.
Identify and respond to needs based upon an understanding of situational context and logical analysis of relevant information.
Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage and include people from different local and global cultures. Engage in anti-racist practices that actively challenge the systems, structures, and policies of racism.
Recognize and capitalize on personal and team strengths to achieve organizational goals.
Knowing work environments differ greatly, understand and demonstrate effective work habits, and act in the interest of the larger community and workplace.
Practice describing how you're using your skills daily- For example, "I'm majoring in history, so I have developed strong written communication and critical thinking skills."