Foundations of Career Development (1)
Course Level: Undergraduate
Successful lifelong career management relies on the ability to assess personality, interests, skills, and values and align these with career fields and industries to find the optimum career fit. This course introduces students to the concept of lifelong career management, as well as several potential career fields and how best to explore/research career options. Students learn how to target and research potential employers, explore and decide among different major and career options, understand industry hiring timelines, apply techniques and tools for landing an internship, and how to develop general resumes and related basic career communications. Classes are highly interactive participatory sessions including role plays, breakout sessions, group discussions, and guest speakers. Grading: Pass/Fail only.