Module 4: Working Life (4 assignments)

Week 1

MEMORY: What paying jobs did you have as a young person? How did you feel about them? In hindsight, what did you learn from them?

PHOTO: Digitally scan or save and label a picture of you engaged in some active pursuit- work or play. Label with complete names, dates, and location.

 

Week 2

MEMORY: What did you choose as your career path and why? What occupations or roles have you had throughout your life? Write about some of the meaningful experiences and people, including what you learned. [If your role has been a homemaker, write about that most important job!]

PHOTO: Digitally scan or save and label a picture of you “at work,” however you define it. And/or save a photo of you in your 20s. Label with complete names, dates, and location.

Week 3

MEMORY: Tell about job and/or career changes. Why did you make the change? What was the outcome? How did you feel?

PHOTO: Digitally scan or save and label a picture of you doing something you love. And/or save a photo of you in your 30s. Label with complete names, dates, and location.

 

Week 4

MEMORY: What business and work-related advice do you have for posterity?

PHOTO: Digitally scan or save and label a picture of whatever it is you work for (i.e. what’s your incentive for working?). And/or save a photo of you in your 40s. If you were ever featured in a newspaper or publication, scan that. Label with complete names, dates, and location.

 

Bonus Writing Prompt:

How do you deal with stress? Share an example of a stressful time or situation for you and how you made it through.