Professional Development

Exploring Professional Paths

PD 1070
Offered: fall and spring
Credit hours: 3
Recommended for first- and second-year students.

This course is designed to help students explore interests and develop professional goals. Students will engage in personal exploration and develop professional development tools such as a resume, cover letter, and interview skills. Students will gain access to internship search resources and personnel.

Career Readiness for the Liberal Arts & Sciences

PD 1170
Offered: fall and spring
Credit hours: 1
Recommended for first- and second-year students in Arts & Sciences.
Pre-requisite: MLTI 1019

This course is designed to support students who have identified their strengths and transferable skills related to their program of study, who want to sharpen their career focus and develop insight into where they are going professionally.

Professionalism and Purpose

PD 2070
Offered: fall and spring
Credit hours: 3
Recommended for second- and third-year students in Arts & Sciences.

This course is designed to help students apply classroom knowledge and experiences in the pursuit of professional experience. You will learn practical skills and gain access to high-touch resources to help with you search for a meaningful, paid internship. You will develop a robust resume and cover letter, create a detailed LinkedIn profile, practice interviewing, study professional behaviors and attitudes that every employer values, and more.

Thriving After Graduation

PD 4070
Offered: fall and spring
Credit hours: 1
Recommended for students in any major, particularly in Arts & Sciences, who are within a year of graduation.

This course is designed to prepare you for success after graduation. Students will hone their post-graduate plans, consider opportunities that align with their goals, prepare competitive application materials, and learn practical strategies for salary negotiation, loan repayment, and budgeting.

Internship Reflection Course

INT 3001-3074

This is an online reflection course intended to deepen your internship experience. Students set goals and reflect on their experiences so they can articulate their growth and learning. Students can take the course more than once.