Spring Quarter Class: Navigating Career Options

*Navigating Career Options – General Studies 350D*

Curious how to link college to careers?

Do you need to choose a major?

Not sure what academic and career options are out there?

About to graduate but not sure what to do next?

Interested in finding what is “right” for you?

Wondering what you can do and how to think in a challenging economy?

Looking for support in figuring things out?

Want to learn how to write an effective resume or conduct a successful interview?

Look no further.


General Studies 350DNavigating Career Options, is a 3-credit course that will be offered on the UW Seattle campus in Spring 2012.  This course includes a Lecture (max 100 students) and 4 Quiz Sections (max 25 students per section).  Through lecture, discussion, exercises, homework, and reflection, we include self-exploration, career exploration, and ways to figure out  majors and/or careers that may be good matches for you and your goals.

Students register for the lecture and one quiz section (see Time Schedule at http://www.washington.edu/students/timeschd/SPR2012/genst.html for SLN #’s).  This course is open to all undergraduate UW students, and there are no prerequisites.

The course is team-taught and will include guest speakers from throughout our campus and city.  Credit will be awarded based on class attendance, participation, completion of assignments and the final project.  There is no text book for this course, and course materials will be provided.

Assignments for this class include written reflection pieces, informational interviews & write ups, career and academic research assignments, career event reports, resume and cover letter development, and a final project.

If you have any questions, please contact Lynnea or Tim

Lynnea Erickson                                         Tim McCoy

The Career Center                                       Center for Undergraduate Advising, Diversity, Student Success

134 Mary Gates Hall                                   141 Mary Gates Hall

206-685-4096                                              206 543-1631

LErick@uw.edu                                       mccoytj@uw.edu

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