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Clemson Center for Career and Professional Development

UNLEASH YOUR INNER TIGER


Clemson Supports the Innovation of You


Mindset  -   Clemson wants to empower you to achieve your educational and professional goals. To be Successful in life after Clemson, you'll need to polish skills you already have, develop skills you don't and apply them in a variety of settings. This tool will help you identify how to -  UNLEASH YOUR INNER TIGER


Why  -   Employers and graduate/professional schools want you to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitude (a.k.a. competency) necessary for success in their respective environments.


Who  -   You play a pivotal role but Clemson will provide opportunities to develop skills essential to your success.



Engagement





Engagement
Communication Engaging in dialouge that leads to productive outcomes and points of connection by effectively atriculating one's self to individuals within and outside of one's industry or area of expertise.
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Collaboration Developing authentic and mutually beneficial relationships by valuing everyone and taking responsibility for one's role within a team
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Leadership Being able to recognize, respect, develop, and capitialize on the unique strengths of individuals from all backgrounds and being an active member in a group that achieves a shared vision.


Innovation





Innovation
Adaptability Taking the initiative to further enhance one's skill set and being creative with ways of thinking or approaches that allow for action, reflection, failure, and resilience in an ever-changing world.
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Analytical Skills Seizing the opportunity for organizational improvement that prompts critical thinking and problem solving by obtaining, processing and sythethesizing information
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Technology Employing current and emerging software and tools to solve general and industry-specific challenges.


Professionalism







Professionalism
Self-Awareness Understanding one’s strengths, limitations, emotions, and biases in a variety of situations and articulating how one’s interests, skills, and values align with educational and professional goals.
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Integrity & Ethics Making choices and consistently acting in a manner that displays integrity (following internal principles, morals, and values) and ethics (following external laws, rules, and norms) in personal and professional settings.
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Brand Demonstrating the continual development of a positive impression or image in every facet of life while seeking feedback from others to ensure congruence between one’s intended and perceived reputation.

Resources

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Competencies & Your Graduate Career Plan

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Competencies & Your Undergraduate Career Plan

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Competencies & Transferrable Skills

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Competencies & Resumes or Curriculum Vitae

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Competencies & Cover Letters

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Competencies & Answering Behavorial Interview Questions

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Competencies & Personal Statements

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Campus Training Opportunities

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