Lifelong Learning for a Brighter World

Fundamental Career Development Tools

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Fundamental Career Development Tools

This facilitated, online course is no-charge and will help students understand how to interact in a variety of professional situations, and to know what is expected of them.

The 5-week course will cover situational online and in-person communication that students will likely encounter as part of their job search and career advancement. 

Participants who complete this non-credit course are eligible for a Certificate of Attendance if they achieve a passing grade.

Learning Outcomes

  • Write emails following professional conventions for communication
  • Use online tools, such as LinkedIn or email, to request informational interviews from referrals or cold contacts
  • Conduct a career conversation with a mentor or supervisor, to gather information related to career advancement or job searching

Topic Outline

1. Writing Professional Emails

2. Online Communication

3. Networking Conversations

4. Networking One-on-One

5. Making Connections for Career Interviews