Jonas has just graduated from college with his Bachelor’s degree in Human Services. While engaging in various online job search sites, Jonas see a job that catches his attention. The job description reads as follows: “Wanted-A residential counselor to work with teens. Master’s degree preferred. Will consider a Bachelor’s candidate with experience. Minimum 2 years of experience required.” Jonas worked as student intern for 4 months at a homeless shelter but has no other experience.
Given the above information, address the following: Is Jonas’ pursuit of this job realistic? What challenges will Jonas face when interviewing for this position? In your opinion, should Jonas interview for this position or look elsewhere? Justify your response. Be specific. Give examples.