Careers (CAR)

CAR 091Career Conference0.0 SH[  ]

Intensive, three-day conference/seminar that helps students prepare for life after graduation. Includes lectures, seminars, hands-on sessions, interviews, and professional events that give students an introduction to the processes and procedures for internship and job searches, graduate school application processes, social media and its application to career development, and other related topics. May be repeated twice.
Class Level Restriction: Sophomore and Junior and Senior only

CAR 101You. Your Major. Your Career1.0 SH[  ]

This course provides students with an understanding of the relationship between their college experiences - academic, social, extra-curricular, etc., - and the "world of work" they will enter after graduation. Through self-discovery, major exploration, "intentional" academic/career planning, and career tool development, each student will learn more about his/her skills and interests, and thus become better prepared for the world beyond college.
Class Level Restriction: Freshman and Sophomore only.

CAR 301Investigating Career Options3.0 SH[  ]

Provides students with a comprehensive and strategic approach to career development. Students evaluate their strengths, research career options, and develop tools and resources with which to approach after-college experiences. Class sessions include researching the hidden job market, conducting a self-directed position search, developing and refining resumés, graduate school research and applications, live job interviews, field trips, and interviewing/negotiating strategies.
Class Level Restriction: Junior and Senior only