LAS 485 - Job Search Boot Camp

LAS 485 - Job Search Boot Camp

1.00 Cr
This course is designed for juniors who want to plan ahead and for seniors ready to launch their professional careers. Students will learn 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. Students will also learn how to apply successful job search techniques to the reality of the changing job market of the 21st century.
Term: 
2021FA
Method: 
LEC
Faculty: 
Ackeret, Shannon
Feist, Wesley
Walsh, Rosalie