Student Houses Guidelines & Prompts for Module 4

Guidelines

  1. Each house member should actively participate in the time allotted for professional development.
  2. Communicating your inability to attend is a best practice similar to any workplace.
  3. Consider house time during Mod 4 as a collaborative workspace.

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Week 1 Prompts & Structure (60 mins)

First, Start with introductions (or a check in) and each person shares something fun about themselves. 5-6 minutes.

  • Review the Prompt and decide who will keep the time or how it can be done.
  • Based on PD focus, decide whether breakout rooms will be used in pairs or smaller groups. 5 minutes.
  • Discuss or revisit group norms if needed. These could include: How does your group communicate and provide feedback? Holding each other accountable How and if you will communicate outside of Wednesday group meetings?

Next, start Job Search Activity

  • An excellent way to start and or continue a successful job search is by getting clear on your target audience by narrowing your search.
  • Here is a worksheet to help identify your Job Search Targets. If it makes sense for the stage of your job search, make a copy and start researching.
  • Feel free to move on to the next activity if you have completed a similar job search reflection and have narrowed your job search.
  • Getting started with a Proactive Job Search

Then, wrap up: 10 minutes

  • Each person shares one takeaway: a question, a need for support, or an action item you will complete by the next House meeting in week 3.
  • If you are short on time, decide if posting a thread in your house channel is a good way to hold each other accountable and celebrate your good work today!

Week 3 Prompts & Structure (60 mins)

Plan for Self Care

You are almost to the finish line for your capstone project. What are you going to do to take care of yourself this week? Take 5-10 minutes to think about what you need in this moment. If you need some help thinking about what you may need here is a list of 45 things you can do for your own self care

As a group share out your self care goals. How as a group are you going to hold yourselves accountable to these goals?

Once you are done discussing, GO DO THE THING. Take a break you deserve it.

Week 5 Prompts & Structure (60 mins)

This week’s Homeroom Group is a working session to finalize your Mod 4 action items – find the guidelines here!