Engage with a professional mentor in your discipline to explore career options, professional readiness, personal strengths and values, and develop your leadership skills.
Critical thinking/problem solving
Offered in-person and online
Classes held in-person on Corvallis campus or online.
Recognize potential career pathways by examining personal strengths and motivations via exploratory assessments.
Illustrate career objectives both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrate professional competencies and apply best practices for a target industry.
Content / knowledge / concepts
Job/internship search is not about luck. It is all about strategy and effectiveness. You will learn the essential elements your career matters all the way from exploring and knowing yourself through being able to feel confident searching for a job.
Identify personal SWOB
Participate in group interviews
Explore self assessment
Writing to professionals in your desired field
Use different database to identify potential employers
Refine resume and cover letter
Prepare to answer the job interview questions effectively
Students will sign up for HHS 222 PROJECT: My Career Matters