# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Information Technology Fundamentals NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development Correlation by Task

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NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
105 Complete self-assessments to help determine career development goals. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Assess and analyze personal talents, values, and interests as they may relate to a future career, based on the completion of standardized career interest and personality indicator assessments. ♦ Assess and analyze strengths and weaknesses relative to a variety of career options. ♦ Assess personal skills, abilities, and aptitudes and personal strengths and weaknesses as they relate to career exploration and development. ♦ Compare personal skills and aptitudes with various career options. ♦ Correlate personal characteristics with the requirements of specific jobs within career clusters. ♦ Correlate personal, physical, and mental characteristics with various career clusters.
106 Investigate careers, educational requirements, and certifications in the IT career pathways. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Analyze a specific career cluster, using a variety of research tools (e.g., college career centers/counselors, professional and trade associations, career fairs, informational interviews, print media, and the Internet). ♦ Analyze important relocation issues to be considered in making career or job choices. ♦ Assess personal skills (e.g., communication and human relations skills and work ethic) as they relate to obtaining employment in another country. ♦ Describe the impact of the global economy on jobs and careers. ♦ Use a variety of research tools (e.g., computer-assisted programs, newspapers, books, professional and trade associations, informational interviews, job shadowing, career fairs, and the Internet) in the career exploration process. ♦ Utilize career resources to develop a career information database that includes international career opportunities.
108 Create manual and online employment-related correspondence. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Develop a career portfolio of items including resumes, sample cover letters, letters of recommendation, examples of work and technical skills, awards, and documentation of extracurricular activities and community service activities. ♦ Prepare paper and electronic resumes and cover letters.
109 Create an electronic and/or hard-copy portfolio. NBEA Achievement Standards for Career Development: Develop a career portfolio of items including resumes, sample cover letters, letters of recommendation, examples of work and technical skills, awards, and documentation of extracurricular activities and community service activities. ♦ Use evolving technologies to enhance the career portfolio.