Do you feel like you're just going through the motions at work? Are you no longer growing or making the impact you want to create? How much longer will you put up with this?
We created the VCU Alumni Career Change Bootcamp to give you the tools and motivation to get unstuck from an unfulfilling career path and start doing work you're excited to get out of bed for.
This full-day workshop is for VCU alumni who are ready to make a career change but need help figuring out exactly what comes next. Whether you're early, mid, or late career, this program and its unique collaborative format will help you make breakthrough progress.
We'll teach you a more effective process for changing careers, and work together to help you identify some exciting paths forward. Along the way, you'll connect with other career changers, do a lot of self-reflection, and pick up a ton of useful tools to help you build a career you actually love!
By the end of the day:
You’ll have defined what you want from your next career move and identified potential career paths.
You’ll know how to use our proven career design process any time you need to make a career change.
You’ll be a part of an inspirational community of VCU peers who will help you along your career change journey!
Overcome limiting beliefs and get motivated to design a career you love
Clearly define what you want from the next stage of your career
Work with the community to define three potential career paths to explore
Learn how to test potential career paths to narrow down your options
Create an action plan for your next steps
Learn a better process for landing your next job as a career changer
And more specifically, you'll:
The bootcamp is a highly interactive and fast-paced day. We'll guide you through our proven career design process and help you uncover breakthrough insights along the way!
Career Change Bootcamp
Intros, meet the community, Greatest Fears activity
Peer interviews to define your values, strengths, and interests
Determine what matters to you most for your next career move
Build your Career Profile to define what you want next
- Lunch break (we provide lunch)
Team brainstorming to define several potential career paths
Learn strategies to test career paths and develop a Test Plan
Create an Action Plan for your next steps
After the Bootcamp
Ongoing support and community
Access our "how to land a job as a career changer" videos
Join the MC alumni LinkedIn community for continued support
Plug into other VCU alumni career resources
Can't make it this time? Leave your email so we can alert you about the next one!
Location: VCU Alumni Building, 111 N 4th St, Richmond, VA
"I started the day without any good ideas nor any clear career path in mind. By the end of the day, I not only had two distinct career path ideas, but also a list of helpful resources and great contacts. My experience with the program was invaluable, and I am hopeful that a new and exciting career will begin sooner than I ever thought!"
- Rachel, February 2019
"I have been talking about and exploring a career change for years so when I heard about the bootcamp, it was with a little skepticism that I decided to sign up. Was I in for a surprise! Not only did I learn more about myself but I was able to to identify my main career interests and leave with an exciting plan forward… WOW!!"
- Matt, December 2018
"Before the bootcamp I felt overwhelmed and unsure of how to even begin to find a new and more fulfilling career. I did not have a clear vision of what that future looked like or how I could achieve it. Now the Bootcamp gave me a methodology to identify my strengths, tease out a future vision, and develop an execution plan to achieve that vision. In addition, the collaborative aspects of the program allowed me to leverage the experience and knowledge of the other participants."
- Anne, November 2018
Here's what recent bootcamp participants have to say about the experience:
We're committed to offering you an outstanding experience at a very affordable price. Compare to traditional career coaching at $150-$350 per hour.
Career Change Bootcamp
Includes everything outlined above
Going through financial hardship? We offer partial scholarships. Fill out this form to apply.
By May 11th:
Save $30 when you register by May 11th
Only 15 Early spots available!
Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back:
If you complete the Bootcamp but are still feeling totally lost about what you want from your career after 3 months, we will personally meet with you to help you figure out exactly what to do differently. If you’re following what we suggest and it’s still not working, we will give you your money back.
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