Course Code: WORK 3550
Academic Year: 2021-2022
This course is designed to support students as they develop and conduct an effective job search for their mandatory work placement, which is focused on their intended field, and make a successful entry into the workplace. Through interactive and confidence building exercises, students will identify their strengths, develop effective resumes/cover letters/e-portfolios, gather information, develop/conduct self-marketing strategies including networking, learn how to interview effectively, and apply technology to support their job search. Students will also learn about work placement processes and protocols, as well as the expectations and regulations that apply in the workplace (social, organizational, ethical, and safety), including prevailing economic conditions and industry trends.