Spring 2014: Navigating Career Options class and Career Success Certificate

Navigating Career Options, General Studies 350D (SLN: 14357)


Curious how to link college to careers? Do you need to choose a major? Not sure what academic and career options are out there? Interested in finding ‘what is right for you’? Looking for support in figuring things out?

Course Topics: * Strengths & Self Exploration * Career & Academic Options/Exploration * Experiential Learning; Internships * Job and Internship Searching * Social Media * Professional Networking * Resumes, Cover Letters & Interviewing * Career Fairs * Informational Interviewing.

This career and academic exploration course is offered primarily for 1st and 2nd year students and/or for new transfer students. This class is targeted to students who have earned roughly 0-105 credits. General Studies 350D, Navigating Career Options, is a 3 credit course (graded CR/NC) 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. There is no text book for this course. Course materials will be provided.  For questions about this class, please email or call Patrick Chidsey (206.616.5803chidsey@uw.edu).

For students exceeding 105 credits, yet interested in career support and information, they are encouraged to access Career Center offerings, including our awesome Career Success Certificateprogram (which offers students a structured yet flexible plan for optimizing career and job-search success), in-house and online workshops, big, medium and small career and employer events, career counseling appointments and much more.



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