Course Description for Employability Skills and Career Success
Employability Skills and Career Success
Description: This course helps students utilize a variety of job search strategies that will give them a competitive edge and make a successful transition from academics to the world of work. This course focuses on instructional methods, materials and curricula to introduce students to the fundamentals of planning, organizing and implementing a comprehensive job search campaign. Emphasis is placed on identification of individual career goals, assessments of skills and abilities, exploration of career options, analysis of the job market, and effective use of employment search tools (e.g. resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and management of career pathways and resources.) Course includes presentations by Career Services Professionals, Recruiters and Employer Representatives, and Graduate School Admissions Representatives.