A professional seminar featuring guest artists and career development specialists. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.
A professional seminar featuring guest artists and career development specialists is designed to prepare students for life after graduation and provide contacts, information and resources so that students are well equipped to be proactive in their job searches. Students will, by the end of the class, have at least two resumes “ready to go:” one suitable for theatrical work and one geared toward non-theatrical employment.
Student learning goals
By the conclusion of this seminar the student will have an up to date resume.
The student will be able to recognize and have an understanding on how to create a professional network.
The student will be familiar and able to identify professional organizations and how to utilize them and their resources for contacts and job leads.
The student will participate in mock interviews and will receive constructive feedback of their interview.
General method of instruction
In class presentations, guest speakers, dialogues and discussion and critical thinking written reflections.
No prerequisites, As an instructor I have all the confidence that you will successfully complete this seminar by actively and productively participating and engaging throughout the seminar. Class meets every Monday from 1:30-2:20pm (except for holidays on January 20th and February 17h).
Class assignments and grading
Resumes Complete and submit 2 resumes. Life Plan Paper Complete a 1-2 page life plan paper in which the following questions are answered. One Minute Critical Thinking Writing After each individual seminar session you will provide a written reflection of what happened in the class.
Grades are based on depth of insight, thoroughness, thoughtfulness and unique individual perspective to complete each assignment successfully. Participation points are earned through in class participation of the in class dialogue. These cannot be made up if not present.