|5 Feb 2021 (Friday)||Roundtable for SEN Professionals (Once a year)
A half day workshop which brings together all SEN campus coordinators and experts in local and overseas to share best practices in providing best support to students / graduates. A great opportunity to meet other educational professions who are specialize in and passionate about SENs.
|20 Mar 2021 (Saturday)||Information Day (Once a year)
A half-day program information session for:
1. Student and graduates with disabilities and SENs who're interested in exploring more career possibilities through this program
2. Inclusive employers who're looking for different talents
3. SEN professionals or coordinators at universities who wish to understand more about this program and explore collaboration opportunity
|May 2021 (TBC)||Employer Workshop (Once or twice a year)
This half-day Employer Workshop targets potential and existing employers with internship offers. During the workshop, there will be best practice panel showcasing successful hiring cases of talent with disabilities and SEN.
|Throughout the year||Step-by-Step Employment Support
CareER will provide each participant individualized employment support throughout the Program, including pre-interview preparation, post-interview review, workplace adaptation, job familiarization, mid-term and final evaluations.
|Mar - Jul 2021||VIA Character Strengths Assessment and Debriefing
Participants will undertake VIA Assessment, a personality assessment to identify their character strengths and weaknesses, values, interests and skills. Followed by one-to-one debriefing sessions provided by professionals, participants will be able to map out their career paths based on the personal assessment result.
|May – Sep 2021||Coaching and Counseling
To maximize their learnings throughout the program, some participants will receive professional one-to-one coaching or counseling services depending on the results of the personal assessment.
|Jun – Sep 2021||Summer Internship
The Program provides participants internship opportunities to gain real work experience, explore their interests and develop professional skills and competence. There will be a wide range of internship offers across industries, such as NGOs, social enterprises, start-ups and corporates. Interns will receive one-to-one support and guidance from the mentors provided by their employers.
|Mar - Aug 2021 (TBC)||Job Skills Training (At least 3 workshops a year)
Job Skills Training Workshop, covering CV writing, mock interviews, career advice and coaching, will be held three times a year. This workshop will be carried out on a group basis by instructors with expertise in HR and talent acquisition.
|Apr - Dec 2021||Alumni Sharing (At least 3 events a year)
Alumni from varying industries shed light on how they identified their career interests, earned a place in their respective industry as an established professional and overcame adversities at work.
|Apr - Dec 2021 (TBC)||Member Get-together (At least 4 events a year)
Participants are encouraged to join CareER’s ‘Student Committee’ and design events for their fellow members and other stakeholders. The participants will have an opportunity to provide assistance to their peers, including CareER members and other higher educated persons with disabilities and SEN, and become a role model.
|Jun 2021 (TBC)||Team Building Training (SEN O’Camp) (Once a year)
This full-day Team Building Training aims to bring participants with disabilities and SEN together and build a support network. Through teambuilding activities, participants will gain understanding of each other’s unique ability, gain confidence in themselves and in others, and develop soft skills such as problem-solving and communication skills.
|Jun/Jul 2021 (TBC)||Company Visit (Once a year)
Participants will be given a half-day Job Shadowing opportunity or attend a Workplace Tour. Those participants will be able to meet with professionals to gain real-world insights into career development.
|Aug 2021 (TBC)||Graduation Ceremony for Summer Interns (Once a year)
To celebrate the success of the internship program, certificates and trophies will be presented to the participants and their employers at the Graduation Ceremony.