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Instructor Class Description

Time Schedule:

Marta Mikkelsen
SISRE 490
Seattle Campus

Special Topics

Topics vary.

Class description

The purpose of this 5-week seminar in the second half of spring quarter is to provide Master’s students of the Jackson School of International Studies with professional development training to assist in preparing for a career. Students will hear from practitioners and specialists about topics such as writing a policy memo, giving presentations and preparing for a career search. Permission from the instructor necessary for enrollment.

Student learning goals

Assignments will provide key tools for your job search (a revised resume, cover letter, writing sample, etc) as well as tips for job-hunting, human subjects training, and understanding governmental structures.

General method of instruction

Lectures will be given by practitoners.

Recommended preparation

MAIS student.

Class assignments and grading

Students will submit a policy memo, cover letter, resume, cultural taboos assignment as well as present on the memo.

If you require more information about this course, you may contact Marta Mikkelson, Assistant Director of Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies program. email: martam@u.washington.edu or phone: 206-685-3113.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Marta Mikkelsen
Date: 03/18/2011