Career Courses

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CAREER EXPLORATION LAS185

     The Career Exploration course helps you identify or strengthen your career related interests, values, skills, and personal decision-making style through self-understanding and acceptance. With a better understanding of self and a vision for your personal future, you will learn how to pursue your career-related interests and apply them to the reality of the changing job market of the 21st century.

    This course is designed to enhance your potential as both a college student and an individual by helping you discover more about yourself. You will have the opportunity to be introspective, gain personal insight, and develop a greater understanding of who you really are. The course will assist you in deciding what major to choose, and equip you with the skills to research various career paths and pinpoint exactly what type of career to pursue. While only you can make these decisions, this course will assist you to take responsibility for helping yourself.

JOB SEARCH BOOT CAMP LAS485

 This course is designed to provide forward-looking juniors and graduating senior students with the necessary career management skills to effectively identify and compete for professional career opportunities. Activities covered in the course include principles, methods, and practice in achieving career goals with emphasis on: exploration of career opportunities in one’s field, job market trends, identification of strengths, resume development, cover letter composition, mastering behavioral-style interviewing, salary and benefits negotiations, effective networking strategies, budgeting and personal finance issues, professional image, and the use of technology in achieving career goals.

 This course helps identify or strengthen your career related interests through self-understanding and acceptance. With a better understanding of self and a vision for your professional future, you will learn how to pursue your career and apply successful techniques to the reality of the changing job market of the 21st century.