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EXPRL 230 Job Shadowing & Professional Networking • 2 Cr.

Description:

Career Center connects students with local employers in their field of interest. Students research jobs, interview and network with professionals, develop communication skills, and identify attributes with a focus on future employment. Prerequisite: 15 college level credits recommended.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Communicate in a professional environment by role-playing situations involving communication in the workplace
  • Demonstrate knowledge of an organization by submitting a written or oral summary of research on the organization in which the student does his/her job shadowing.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of an industry by submitting a written or oral summary of research on the niche industry of the organization.
  • Demonstrate the organizational culture by giving an oral or written report on the culture of the organization.
  • Communicate in a professional environment by role-playing situations involving communication in the workplace, show knowledge of appropriate and effective communication in a variety of situations, analyze facets of appropriate and effective professional communication.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of an organization and an industry by submitting a written or oral summary of research on the organization in which the student does his/her job shadowing.
  • Understand organizational culture differences by comparing and contrasting the organizational culture of the organization and how it is similar or different to other organizations the student has worked in or been a part of.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a job in the organization by submitting a written or oral report of responsibilities, skills, attributes and qualifications needed for the job.
  • Understand methods of professional development in the organization by submitting a written or oral summary of professional development opportunities and pathways for advancement in the organization.
  • Demonstrate networking skills by successfully role playing a networking opportunity.
  • Articulate a self-analysis of their skills and attributes that are important in the workplace.
  • Recognize and articulate their skills and attributes that are a good match for a job in this organization by matching and analyzing their self-identified skills and attributes with those required for the job.
  • Develop a plan for next steps for education or experience based on their research into what is needed for the career.
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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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