ProfessioNole Ready

ProfessioNole Ready teaches students about the professional skills valued by employers in the workforce, graduate or professional school programs, and other post-graduation plans.

HOW IT WORKS

ProfessioNole Ready is a self-guided online professional development series with interactive learning activities that will help you build the skills employers want.  With 13 career modules available to explore, ranging from resumes and interviewing to professional communication, participants have the flexibility to choose which topics best meet their needs.

CHOOSE HOW YOU LEARN

ProfessioNole Ready is completely online in Canvas and available to complete at your own pace.

  • Interactive learning activities
  • Informative videos
  • Reflective questions
  • Develop action plans
  • Module quizzes
  • Engage with Career Center resources, services, and programs

EARN A BADGE

A digital badge is an online representation of the skills you have learned in ProfessioNole Ready. Share your badge with other students, faculty, future employers, or admissions committees to showcase your level of career management and competency readiness. 

Earn Three Levels of Badges

6 career readiness modules = ProfessioNole Ready

7-10 career readiness modules = ProfessioNole Ready Garnet

11-13 career readiness modules = ProfessioNole Ready Gold

ProfessioNole Ready Required Modules

  • Career Readiness
  • Professional Communication
  • Resume Ready
  • Interview Ready
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Career Portfolio

Optional Modules to Earn Other Badges

  • Choose your Path
  • Ready to Network
  • Ready to Work in a Global Economy
  • Graduate/Professional School Ready
  • Search for Job Opportunities
  • Gain Experience and be Recognized
  • Using my Graduate Degree

ENROLL IN PROFESSIONOLE READY

ProfessioNole Ready is an organizational course in Canvas.  Click the enrollment link below to add ProfessioNole Ready to your Canvas dashboard and start earning badges!

www.career.fsu.edu/enrollpnr

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions about ProfessioNole Ready, email us at cc-professionoleready@fsu.edu.

 

FOR FACULTY

Getting your students involved in ProfessioNole Ready is easy!

Here are two steps you can take:

  1. Include the following statement on your syllabus

"This course will help you fulfill the requirements of ProfessioNole Ready, an online professional development series created by the Career Center. Earning the ProfessioNole Ready badge will help you prepare in securing internship or employment opportunities and prepare you for career success. This is also a great opportunity to take what you are learning here and see how it will help you in your chosen career. You can learn more about this program online at www.career.fsu.edu/professionoleready"

You may also choose to include a brief list of the competencies students will learn about through ProfessioNole Ready Participation:

  • Career Management
  • Professionalism
  • Communications
  • Critical Thinking
  • Global Fluency
  • Leadership
  • Team Work
  • Digital Technology
  1. Consider making ProfessioNole Ready a course assignment or extra-credit assignment. Email cc-professionoleready@fsu.edu to schedule a meeting with the Career Center to learn more about adding ProfessioNole Ready as a course activity. 

FAQ

What is the ProfessioNole Ready program?

The Career Center's ProfessioNole Ready program (PNR) teaches students the professional skills valued by employers in the workforce, graduate/professional school programs, and other post-graduation plans. PNR is a self-guided online professional development series in Canvas with interactive learning activities that will help you build career readiness skills.

What is the benefit of participating in ProfessioNole Ready?

Joining ProfessioNole Ready and earning the badges will help you:

  • prepare for a successful transition into the workplace or continuing education
  • practice and build your career readiness skills
  • enhance professional communication skills
  • engage with Career Center resources, services, and programs

What are career readiness competencies?

Career readiness competencies refer to the skills that employers want in recent college graduates. The National Association of Colleges and Employers' (NACE) defined eight competencies which are:

  • Career Management
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Digital Technology
  • Global/Intercultural Fluency
  • Leadership
  • Oral/Written Communications
  • Professionalism/Work Ethic
  • Teamwork/Collaboration

Read about the eight career competencies in this document from NACE.

Who can participate in ProfessioNole Ready?

ProfessioNole Ready was designed completely online to maximize your ability to participate! All FSU students and alumni can participate. Modules include interactive learning, resources, videos, quizzes, and activities to complete. All activities that are required can be completed online via Canvas. All you need is a computer and internet connection  to participate.

What are digital badges and how can I earn one?

Digital badges can be shared with faculty, future employers, or admissions committees to showcase your level of career management and competency readiness. Ad digital badge can be emailed or shared on social media, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. Students can earn three levels of badges by participating in ProfessioNole Ready. The Career Center recommends earning them all!

How do I complete the ProfessioNole Ready program?

To earn the first level ProfessioNole Ready badge you are required to complete six modules. The following Modules are required: 

  • The Start Here module
  • The Resume Ready module
  • The Interview Ready module
  • The Ready to Communicate Professionally module
  • The Diversity and Inclusion module
  • The Career Portfolio module

Want to earn other ProfessioNole Ready badges? Keep completing Modules to earn the Garnet and Gold level badges. No need to re-enroll; complete additional modules and submit a new badge request.

  • 7-10 career readiness modules = ProfessioNole Ready Garnet
  • 11-13 career readiness modules = ProfessioNole Ready Gold

What are the additional modules that I may select to earn other badges?

In addition to the required modules, you can select from other modules of your choice to earn the ProfessioNole Ready Garnet and ProfessioNole Ready Gold badges:

  • Choose Your Path
  • Ready to Network
  • Ready to Work in a Global Economy
  • Graduate/Professional School Ready
  • Search for Job Opportunities
  • Gain Experience and be Recognized
  • Ready to Use my Graduate Degree

What if I am participating as part of a class assignment?

That is excellent! We are glad that you are joining the program as part of a class or organization. Some instructors/faculty may ask you to complete the program for extra credit or a grade. We recommend you review any instructions provided to you by your instructor, professor, or whomever required the program participation. You will be awarded a digital badge which can be shared to verify program completion.

When/how will I receive my ProfessioNole Ready badge?

IBadges are uploaded directly to your Canvas account. The Career Center will review submissions as they are requested. We recommend you submit your badge request no later than the last week of classes if you are in the program for a class assignment and need to show proof of your badge!

Need Additional Help?

Email cc-professionoleready@fsu.edu if you have additional questions. 

 

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