Assignment: Pick a career of interest within the Physical Education/ Kinesiology
Assignment: Pick a career of interest within the Physical Education/ Kinesiology discipline in which you are interested in (Ex. Coaching, Athletic Director, Athletic Trainer, Sports Information Director, Physical Therapist, Aquatics Director, Dietician, Youth Camp Coordinator, Sports Psychologist, Strength and Conditioning Coach, etc.) and write a 3-5-page (1250 words) report on that profession (Final Report Due June 2nd). 50 Points Requirements in Career Report: 1. Specific information about a Physical Education/ Kinesiology discipline career in which you are interested in such as; the nature of the work, the environment, the education required, the training or certifications needed, average salaries, the labor market outlook, related positions, advancement in that discipline, and typical employers. Must use 3 sources. (10points) 2. Information about a specific employer who would hire someone with your chosen career interests. You should approach this part of the assignment as though you were preparing for a job interview. Topics covered should include the size of the organization, its history, clients and customers, products and services, opportunities and promotion. Again, sources are available on the Career Development Centers website. Most medium to large companies have all this information on their websites, however, you must research this information. (10pints) 3. A description of the typical career path one follows as he/she advances in this career. Your personal plan for how you will get there after Mt. SAC. Also, what classes you will need to take in order to receive your degree in Kinesiology from Mt SAC and the 4-year college in that specific career path. (10points) 4. Your own reaction and opinions to the above three sections. Reflect on how well you think you would fit in within this discipline or within the company or employer. Describe your satisfaction in working in the career field you’ve investigated. How has the research confirmed or changed your plans and why? Are there any areas in which you need to continue to develop skills further? Which aspects of the field or position do you like and dislike most and why? Which aspects/characteristics do or don’t fit? Provide thorough and thoughtful analysis to this section. Give specifics! (15points) 5. Overall organization, 3 sources, each area mentioned, 3-5 page minimum (1250 words), size 12 Time New Roman font. (5points)

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