Informational Interview

 

Student Name:   Student Number:  

 

CPD Activity Type Date Completed Statement of specific activity or document reviewed (citation, or title and URL) Artifact label and type # CPD Hours Aligned to prior activity

1.        Skills Report,

2.        AT1 gap (list relevant gap)

3.        Job ad (list relevant skill / requirement)

List key learnings from activity related to themes (max of 4 concise dot points)
Prescribed Activity 1 –

Resume and Cover Letter

 (../../..) Resume and cover letter tailored to [list job ad title], created with support of DeakinTalent online career services CPD Artifact 1

–          Resume

–          Cover Letter

–          Screen shot of VMock score and feedback

4.0 3. Job Advertisement, [list 2-3 critical skills aligned to your strengths] ·         (student to fill in)

·         …

·         …

Prescribed Activity 2 – Informational Interview  (../../..) 10 minute informational interview conducted with [name of interviewee] from [name of organisation]  CPD Artifact 2

–          Screenshot of email with three questions to the interviewee

–          Link to interview recording on Deakin Air

–          Filled and signed consent form

–          200-300 word reflection

4.0  [you fill this in based on what experience or artefacts you use to inform your interview questions and targeted interviewee] [Provide link to DeakinAir recording here]

·         (student to fill in)

·         …

·         …

 (add rows as needed)          
           

 

Total CPD Hours  

 

 

 

 

Job Advertisement 1 – Long-term Aspirational Job (5-10 years away)

[Provide job advertisement details here for your long-term aspirational job]

Short explanation as to why you selected this job opportunity (300 words):

Address the following:

  • Provide a short justification or explanation as to why you chose this job relevant to your career aspirations, interests, and developing skillset.
  • What skills do you need to specifically develop to improve your chances of getting this job?

 

Job Advertisement 2 – Near-term Job (at/after graduation)

[Provide job advertisement details here for your ner-term  job]

Short explanation as to why you selected this job opportunity (300 words):

Address the following:

  • Provide a short justification or explanation as to why you chose this job relevant to your career aspirations, interests, and developing skillset.
  • What skills do you need to specifically develop to improve your chances of getting this job?

 

 

Copy of CPD Artifacts

Instructions to students:

Ensure all artefacts required to satisfy each CPD activity as outlined on the unit site are provided here.

Ensure all artefacts are clearly labelled and/or numbered, and match the label referred to in your CPD Logbook template on page one.

 

CPD Artifact 1 – Resume and Cover Letter

  • Resume

[insert artifact here]

  • Cover Letter

[insert artifact here]

  • Screenshot of VMock Resume score and feedback

[insert artifact here]

 

 

 

 

 

CPD Artifact 2 – Informational Interview

2.1 Screenshot of interview questions email sent to interviewee
[insert artifact here]

2.2 Link to interview recording on DeakinAir
[insert artifact here]

2.3 Filled and Signed Consent Form
[insert artifact here]

2.4 Short Reflection 200-300 words
[write reflection here]

 

CPD Artifact 3 – …

[Add as required, ensure numbers and titles align to the label provided in summary table]

 

 

Final CPD Portfolio Report Reflection (500 words)

After completing your 20 hours of CPD, you will provide a short reflection (500 words maximum) outlining how these activities will inform your future approach to career planning and professional practice.

Apply the Rolfe et al model of WHAT, SO WHAT, NOW WHAT and provide your reflection here.