This course encourages students in the SPHHS to explore their personal career development and discuss the role that their self-concept plays in career decision making. Self-assessment inventories will be utilized to examine how one's major relates to finding career satisfaction. Contemporary internship/job search skills and strategies will be identified and implemented. Knowledge will be gained in designing a professional resume, gaining interviewing techniques, process of obtaining references and negotiating salary. A discussion of professionalism, navigating a multi-generational workforce, the role of social media and networking will be covered. Alternative options will be reviewed such as graduate school, Peace Corps, gap year, professional schools etc.
Monday, March 13, 2017 to Friday, May 26, 2017