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Clemson Center for Career and Professional Development

Professionalism

Self-Awareness

  

Integrity & Ethics

  

Brand

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. 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. 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.
 Level of Proficiency  Description
Awareness
theoretical knowledge
• Is mindful of one’s strengths, limitations, emotions, and biases by taking classes, assessments, etc…
• Seeks out opportunities to learn about how interests, skills, and work values intersect
Basic
limited experience
•Recognizes how others are aware of their strengths, limitations, emotions, and biases in different settings
• Articulates how one’s interests, skills, and work values inform align with educational and professional goals
Intermediate
practical application
• Applies strengths, acknowledges limitations, manages emotions, and overcomes biases in various settings
• Sets educational and professionals goals that reflect one’s interests, skills, and work values
Advanced
extensive experience and application
• Recognizes and adjusts how one applies strengths, acknowledges limitations, manages emotions, and overcomes biases based on different environments and contexts
• Ongoing attainment and reevaluation of educational and professional goals that reflect one’s interests, skills, and work values
Expert
recognized for mastery and attainment in all areas
• Applies strengths, acknowledge limitations, manage emotions, and overcome biases in most areas of one’s life, including novel or stressful ones
• Adjusts educational and professional goals based on one’s interests, skills, and work values even when difficult

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