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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

College to Career Courses

Learn comprehensive strategies for researching career options and develop your portfolio for the workplace with the LACS College to Career courses.

Posted: January 4, 2012

College to Career Courses



LA101L Career Research & Campaign Design (Unique 30108) - Spring 2012

Wednesdays 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. in FAC 18
This course will run for 7 weeks from January 25 to March 7.

Intended for the serious and focused job-seeker, this course focuses on two key strategies: researching and developing a platform through social media.  Students will work at computer terminals and learn comprehensive strategies for researching career fields and position openings using proprietary databases, blogs, websites, and resources available through PCL and LACS. Students will network within the class and assist one another with their searches in addition to conducting their own research.  Students will also analyze their current online presence, establish a professional online platform and learn ways to enhance their professional image, regardless of chosen career path.  This course will be helpful for students pursuing any career path or planning to develop an entrepreneurial project or business. Due to the limited number of class meetings, attendance is mandatory.


LA101L Liberal Arts Major in the Workplace - Spring 2012

This course will run for 7 weeks from January 23 - March 7.
All courses held in FAC 18 (Liberal Arts Career Services Library).

This course is designed for juniors and seniors who have taken at least 12 credit hours in their major and are interested in learning to articulate the value of their major in whatever career path they pursue.  Students will develop their portfolios for the workplace, complete exercises which will help them identify potential careers, understand their strengths related to specific career fields, practice interviewing and networking techniques, and develop a plan for pursuing their career of interest (which might include plans for graduate or professional study).  Due to the limited number of class meetings, attendance is mandatory.

Two sections offered:
#30110, Mondays 3 - 5 p.m.
#30120, Wednesdays 3 - 5 p.m.

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