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EST 109
Job Seeking Skills for Energy and Allied Industries


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

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Lecture Hours:30


Description
Learn about energy and allied industry jobs and potential employers through a series of presentations by guest speakers from industry, individual research, and information gathered by peers. Strengthen resumes, cover letters, and interviewing skills to become more competitive in the job application process. Recommended: WRITE 100 or greater, and CMST 102 or greater.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Examine relevant occupations of interest in energy and allied industries.
  • Assemble a concise resume composed of work history, acquired skills and knowledge, and educational achievements.
  • Write customized cover letters appropriate to job announcements.
  • Distinguish between the pros and cons of related occupations and/or employers.
  • Apply effective interview skills and techniques.

  • Course Topics
  • Overview of energy and allied industry sectors
  • Occupations in energy and allied industries
  • Potential employers
  • Resume writing
  • Cover letter writing
  • Utilizing social media as a professional
  • Mock interviews
  • Developing short-term and long-term career goals
  • Investigating job and career options
  • Building a portfolio for interviews

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EST 109
    Spring 2016
    0972
    Jason Selwitz
    EST 109
    Winter 2016
    0964
    Jason Selwitz
    EST 109
    Fall 2015
    0972
    Jason Selwitz
    EST 109
    Winter 2015
    0964
    Jason Selwitz


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.