Winter 2013 Course Announcement: Navigating Career Options (General Studies 350D)

Navigating Career Options (General Studies 350D)

Curious how to link college to careers? Do you need to choose a major? Not sure what academic and career options are out there? About to graduate but not sure what to do next? Interested in finding ‘what is right for you’? Wondering what you can do and how to think in a challenging economy? Looking for support in figuring things out? Look no further.

Course Topics:  * Career Options/Exploration * Experiential Learning * Internships * Job and Internship Searching * Social Media * Networking * Resumes, Cover Letters & Interviewing * Strengths * Career fairs * Personal & Contextual Influences on decision making and option exploration * Informational interviewing

General Studies 350D, Navigating Career Options, is a 3 credit course and includes a lecture and quiz sections. Students register for the lecture and one quiz section. We are team-teaching this class. Guest speakers from throughout our campus and city will interact with students in both the lecture and sections. We will incorporate a variety of events and career programming into this course.  Students will participate in activities throughout the course that addresses different learning styles. There is no text book for this course. Assignments for this course involve written reflection pieces, informational interview write up, career and academic research assignments, career event write-up, resume and cover letter development.  Course materials will be provided.  No pre-requisites needed for this course. This course is open to all undergraduate UW students.   This is a 3 credit course, graded CR/NC. Credit will be awarded based on class attendance, participation, completion of assignments.  Questions about this course – please contact Patrick Chidsey [The Career Center]: 206.616.5803; chidsey@uw.edu

Lecture (SLN: 14380), Tuesdays, 3:00-4:20, Johnson 102
(4) Sections offered at various times Wednesday & Thursday

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