How will you know when you have reached this goal?

Journal Activity #2: Creating A SMART Goal

Due Week 8 and worth 50 points

Instructions: Follow the prompts below to start develop a career goal. Your goal can be related to the career field you are currently in, or in the career that you want to have in the future. Use the Writing SMART Goals website to help you write your goals. Then, answer the questions to determine if your goal is, in fact, S.M.A.R.T.

Please save your assignment (or journal) as FirstInitial_LastName_JGR100_ J2. Be sure to use this filename when submitting your assignment in Blackboard.

Career GoalEx: I will find a job or internship that aligns with my passions within the next year.

Specific: What exactly will you accomplish? Be as specific as possible.

Measureable: How will you know when you have reached this goal?

Achievable: Can this really happen? Will you be able to realistically achieve this goal with effort and commitment? Do you have the resources you need to achieve this goal? If not, how will you get them?

Relevant: Why is this goal significant to your life? Why does it matter to you? Why is it important?

Timely: When will you achieve this goal?

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