Career development is a self-initiated process with support and resources provided by managers and the organization. At Cal, we use a 5-part model of career development to help you organize your career development planning activities. We encourage you to explore all the information, resources, and tools provided in each area of our model. To begin your exploration, we encourage you to take the career development competencies assessment (PDF). This assessment will direct you to the part(s) of the model that are most applicable to you at this time.