HDEV 125

Career-entry strategies and resources are explored to prepare students for a successful job search and to develop effective methods for career advancement. Activities include self-evaluation, goal setting, company research, personal marketing plans, resume and cover letter preparation, and interviewing practice. Mid-career planning strategies and resources are also examined to maximize advancement potential and long-term professional growth. Through practical applications, students develop product knowledge, research and planning skills, and ways to execute their job search and career-advancement strategies. Each student assembles a final portfolio to be used for career-development opportunities and needs. Not offered regularly.