Career Readiness is the attainment and demonstration of requisite competencies that
broadly prepare college graduates for a successful transition into the workplace.
We strive to coordinate our events with each of these competencies to best ensure
Tech students are career ready!
Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems.
Able to obtain, interpret, and use knowledge, facts, and data in this process, and
may demonstrate originality and inventiveness.
Leverage the strengths of others to achieve common goals, and use interpersonal skills
to coach and develop others. Able to assess and manage his/her emotions and those
of others; use empathetic skills to guide and motivate; and organize, prioritize,
and delegate work.
Oral & Written Communication
Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to
persons inside and outside of the organization. Has public speaking skills; is able
to express ideas to others; and can write/edit memos, letters, and complex technical
reports clearly and effectively.
Demonstrate personal accountability and effective work habits, e.g., punctuality,
working productively with others, and time workload management, and understand the
impact of non-verbal communication on professional work image. Demonstrate integrity
and ethical behavior, acts responsibly with the interests of the larger community
in mind, and is able to learn from his/her mistakes.
Build collaborative relationships with colleagues and customers representing diverse
cultures, races, ages, genders, religions, lifestyles, and viewpoints. Able to work
within a team structure, and can negotiate and manage conflict.
Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant
to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional
growth. Able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can take the steps
necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities
in the workplace.Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences
relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for
professional growth. Able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can
take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate
for opportunities in the workplace.
Leverage existing digital technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems,
complete tasks, and accomplish goals. Demonstrate effective adaptability to new and
Global & Intercultural Fluency
Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations,
and religions. Demonstrate openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to
interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals' differences.