Earn

Enroll in the Earn course

Learning about the core concept of earning is seemingly simple with many aspects of decision-making that can complicate your understanding of income. After obtaining the Earn badge, you should:

  • Understand your paycheck.
  • Know about potential benefits and taxes.
  • Be able to invest in your future / Know the value of your degree.
  • Understand the steps to start your own business.
  • Define customers, product competition & profit in entrepreneurship.
  • Recognize options for funding a small business.
  • Understand regulatory processes for small business (e.g., taxes, registrations, etc.).
  • Identify important considerations for negotiating employment compensation.
  • Understand methods of preparing for a job interview (e.g., job searches, mock interviews, researching potential employers).
  • Understand how new technologies can help diversify or enhance income.

To get the Earn badge, you must participate in at least three Earning-focused learning activities, at least one of which is highly encourages to be in person.

Check our calendar or enroll in the Earn badge course for activities that count towards the Earn badge.