Explore Your Interests / Self-Reflection

Exploration is part of the Design Thinking process! Learn more about how to link your interests to various career paths. Consider taking a LinkedIn Learning course to sharpen your skillset.

The following resources can be explored independently or debriefed in a career and life design coaching appointment to dig into who you are and define your goals:

  • Design Your Life’s Lifeview and Workview
  • The following activities from Vanderbilt’s Picture your Career workbook:
    • Bucket List (p. 10)
    • Choose the Life you Want (p. 12)
    • My Inspired Life Vision Board (p. 32)
    • Who am I? (p. 48)


Bantam Career Network

  • Atlanta, GA
  • SVP, Operations and Strategy Tiber Capital Group
  • New York, NY
  • Software Engineer Planet Labs PBC
  • New York, NY
  • Senior Vice President AlixPartners
  • New Jersey, USA
  • Continuous Improvement Project Leader Stepan Company
  • New York, NY
  • Technical Program Manager Google
  • North Reading, MA
  • Software Architect Teradyne
  • Madison, CT
  • Paraprofessional Madison Public Schools
  • New York, NY
  • Co-Founder & CEO ArcSpan Media

LinkedIn Learning Courses

Use Your Personal Brand for Audience and Content Development

Taught by Knowable
How did Jack Kramer and Nick Martell grow their scrappy business newsletter MarketSnacks (which started as a side hustle) to…

Storytelling and Content Creation to Transform Your Personal Brand

Taught by Ash Rathod
Storytelling gives you the power to create an engaging brand, but how can you start using it more effectively for…

Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile Nano Tips with Kim Kaupe

Taught by Kim Kaupe
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, Kim…

Nano Tips for Using AI in the Job Search with Sho Dewan

Taught by Sho Dewan
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, learn…

Landing a Business Intelligence Role

Taught by Madecraft
In today’s competitive job market, being able to find a role that leverages your skillset is increasingly difficult. In this…

Virtual Job Interviews for Non-Native English Speakers

Taught by Liesje Sandler
The application process can be stressful for anyone, but interviewing in a foreign language brings unique challenges, especially if the…

Building Career Agility and Resilience in the Age of AI

Taught by Chris Shipley
Artificial intelligence is rapidly changing the world, and there’s a growing apprehension about its effects in our personal and professional…

Live Streaming on LinkedIn

Taught by Cher Jones
Live streaming video is an incredible way to build an audience, become an industry thought leader, and create new business…

LinkedIn Premium Quick Tips

Taught by Garrick Chow
Looking for a new role, but not sure where to start? You can find your next job—or simply get ahead…

ChatGPT Prompts for Jobseekers

Taught by Dave Birss
If you’ve ever looked for a job—or had to leave one—you probably got advice from friends, family, and coworkers about…

Developing Your LinkedIn Creator Brand

Taught by Alexandra Galviz
Over the years, LinkedIn has grown from a shared space for resumes, job hunting, and professional networking into a highly…

Nano Tips for Using LinkedIn to Close More Sales with Jake Dunlap

Taught by Jake Dunlap
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, explore…

Mastering Video to Advance Your Career

Taught by genConnectU
Jane Hanson has spent over 30 years helping people speak well. In this course, the Emmy-award-winning television journalist and media/presentation…

Learning LinkedIn

Taught by Garrick Chow
Learn to harness the power of LinkedIn to connect with professionals, companies, and groups in your industry and beyond. Discover…

Starting Your Career as a Financial Analyst

Taught by Ben Sullins
Curious about pursuing a career as a financial analyst? If so, you may want to explore the basics of what…

LinkedIn Analytics for Creators

Taught by Morgan J Ingram
If you’re a content creator on LinkedIn, then you have access to LinkedIn Analytics. In this course, learn how to…

Transitioning into Machine Learning Engineering

Taught by Khaulat Abdulhakeem
Machine learning engineers are increasingly in high demand, which bodes well if you’re a data scientist or software developer who’s…

Navigating Your Data/Analytics Career as a Millennial or Post-millennial

Taught by Henrica Makulu
Millennials and post-millennials have often been accused of lacking patience and endurance in their careers. People say that because they’re…

Develop Your Personal Brand in Tech with LinkedIn

Taught by Kate Strachnyi
Having a strong personal brand can help you stand out from competitors and colleagues and attract relevant opportunities. The value…

Cybersecurity Careers: Become a Security Auditor

Taught by Mike Miller
Security advisors help organizations to stay secure. If you are considering a career as a security auditor, this course can…

Career & Life Design Resources

Contact & Location


Cornelia Center
114 Vernon Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Career & Life Design Center Hours

Monday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.