Optics in the Digital Age: 5 Steps To Your Next Career Move

Sophia Chang, Designer, Illustrator, Friend

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8 Lessons (22m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:21
    • 2. Assignment

      0:39
    • 3. Setting Your Goals

      3:25
    • 4. Presentation and Professionalism

      3:45
    • 5. The Art of the Hustle

      4:58
    • 6. Mentality is Everything

      4:53
    • 7. Systems and Toolkits

      1:53
    • 8. Final Thoughts

      0:52
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Project Description

Develop a clear plan for your career that encompasses the best use of your time and resources, while also building awareness and self confidence. 

Download and use the attached worksheets as a reference as you take this course. 

  1. Optics in Digital Age Course Outline - Topics for each video for this course.
  2. Questionnaire - The initial step before you dive into creating your career plan.
  3. Email Template - Draft on how to reach out for internships or job opportunities.
  4. Airtable Template - Keep track of your contacts all in one place.

Additional Resources

Online Platforms
Behance / Dribbble
Designspire / Niice for inspiration
Persona

Financial Sources
Nicole Lapin
Gen Y Planning
Suze Orman

Apps to Keep You Organized
Airtable: Super version of a spreadsheet organizer.
Trello: Bird’s eye view that helps you manage and oversee your project.
Notion: Combination of Airtable and Trello.
Todoist: Master of keeping your to do list and never lose track of an important task. 

Productivity Sources
Getting Things Done - Incompletion Trigger List: Shares what has your attention in both your personal and professional life.

Books To Change Your Life!
“7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey
“The Power of When: Discover Your Chronotype” by Michael Breus
“Deep Work” by Cal Newport
“Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself” by Dr. Joe Dispenza

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