Professional Practice

Course Code: MDCS 5003

Academic Year: 2020-2021

This course is a series of weekly workshops that provide students with the skills, tools, and knowledge necessary to secure and complete their work placement. This includes career planning, job search techniques, discussion of workplace issues, professionalism and self-management. Students prepare cover letters and resumes, explore potential employers, and practice their interview skills in mock interviews and by conducting informational interviews. Guest speakers will provide students with a range of perspectives on current and future trends in the industry, as well as answer questions and provide mentorship. In addition, students review the work placement process and requirements with their Placement Advisor.