Grad Students: Ready for your Job Search?
Career and Job Search Preparation for Graduate Students, CFAN / APS 5201, Spring 2012
Open to all graduate students; emphasis is on job search for non-academic careers.
The course helps students *prepare* for their job search (we recommend they take it a year or full semester before they graduate): employer research, networking, resume and interviewing skills.
One credit, S/N
The course description:
Career and Job Search Preparation for Graduate Students (APS / CFAN 5201), 5:15 P.M. - 06:30 P.M. , Tu(01/17/2012 - 05/04/2012), STPAUL.
Open to all University graduate students planning on non-academic careers. One credit, S/N. The purpose of this course is to understand and utilize the synergistic elements and tools of job search preparation and career development: self-awareness, job and employer research, relationship-building, self-marketing and strategic planning. The focus is primarily non-academic job search but some class content and work may be targeted to academic search and careers.
Feedback about our first job search class for graduate students was overwhelmingly positive.
- 100% of course evaluation respondents would recommend the course to other students.
- 100% of course evaluation respondents described the course as valuable or extremely valuable.