Career Development Courses

Career development courses are popping up at colleges and universities across the country. Skidmore College, for example, now offers a course called Presenting the Brand Called Me, which helps students develop their elevator pitch through improv exercises and structured self-reflection. Wake Forest University also offering career development course. In fact, they offering an entire series of courses on topics like Options in the World of Work and the Strategic Job Search. 

This fall, we are launching two career development courses of our very own:

NEW SECTIONS ADDED FOR SPRING 2019

Register on Webcat starting November 19, 2018

Section 1

Name: COLA 400 (01) - Hired: A Career Boot Camp For Liberal Arts Majors
Credits: 2 (Cr/F) Class Size: 35
Term: Spring 2019 – Half term (1/122/19-3/8/19) CRN: 56768
Description:

This 7-week boot camp style course equips students with the tools and resources needed to land a job or internship. Students will learn how to effectively communicate their values, interests, strengths, and the transferable skills they have gained throughout their academic and cocurricular experience. Students will also explore career paths, learn to conduct a productive job/internship search, hone interview techniques, craft resumes and cover letters, and expand their professional network through alumni connections.

 Instructor:  Jonathan Constable  
Start Date: End Date: Days: Time: Location:
1/22/19 3/8/19 MW 5:10 - 6:30 pm MURK G02

 

Section 2

Name: COLA 400 (02) - Hired: A Career Boot Camp For Liberal Arts Majors
Credits: 2 (Cr/F) Class Size: 35
Term: Spring 2019 – Half term (3/18/19-5/6/19) CRN: 56769
Description:

This 7-week boot camp style course equips students with the tools and resources needed to land a job or internship. Students will learn how to effectively communicate their values, interests, strengths, and the transferable skills they have gained throughout their academic and cocurricular experience. Students will also explore career paths, learn to conduct a productive job/internship search, hone interview techniques, craft resumes and cover letters, and expand their professional network through alumni connections.

 Instructor:  Jonathan Constable  
Start Date: End Date: Days: Time: Location:
3/18/19 5/6/19 MW 5:10 - 6:30 pm MURK G02

Register on Handshake until Friday, November 2, 2018

Credits: Not for credit Class Size: 15
Term: Fall 2018 CRN: N/A
Description: Learn to articulate your strengths, values, and professional goals in this improv-based career development course. Participants will hone their communication skills and build confidence—exactly what is needed to ace any interview or networking event.
Instructor: Deborah Kinghorn
Class Meetings: Time: Location:
11/5/18, 11/7/18, and 11/14/18 6:30 - 8:00 pm TBD
 

Register on Handshake