Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    
    May 19, 2019  
Courses of Study 2018-2019
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ALS 5211 - Career Readiness: Engaged Learning for CALS Professional Master’s Students


     
Fall, Spring (weeks 1-7). 1 credit. Student option grading (no audit).

Enrollment limited to: CALS professional master’s students. Other graduate students may register with permission of instructor.

C. Grey, J. Micale, D. Viands.

This course will provide CALS professional master’s students with career readiness, an integral part of achieving success upon degree completion. Career readiness can be defined as the attainment and demonstration of competencies that broadly prepare graduates for a successful career transition. This course will be taught with the Engaged Learning framework, which will give students the opportunity to integrate professional development skills into career and life experiences.

Outcome 1: Construct a job search plan adapted to their career timeline.

Outcome 2: Prepare a customized and professional resume, cover letter and linkedin profile, using interests and strengths identified through self-assessment.

Outcome 3: Explore career resources available at Cornell University.

Outcome 4: Articulate their career goals through effective oral and written communication.

Outcome 5: Identify networking opportunities with faculty, alumni, fellow students and potential employers; and demonstrate interviewing skills.

Outcome 6: Recognize the importance of teamwork and leadership skills.

Outcome 7: Conduct themselves in a professional manner, demonstrating integrity, responsibility and self-awareness.



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