Components: Information literacy, writing, research
This is a college-level, major assignment in College Composition. This project is designed to be the final project after the Major Writing Assignments "Who Am I: Dialogue with Others" and "Who Are We: Family Interview." This project asks students to use research to create a concise argument that critiques or responds thoughtfully to the current conversations in your potential profession. The goal is to gain insights and information about a potential career path that the student is interested in. Assignment includes suggestions and specific guidance for crafting this essay, and also a brief reflection component. Classroom tested for four years at one U.S. institution of higher education. If you have time for presentations, download the "Professional Story Final Presentation Directions and Rubric" that is designed to go with this major project. Useful for a writing courses themed around self-discovery, business, or professions; also useful for business and career-related courses.