ST. PAUL (Jan. 9, 2015) — Metropolitan State University is offering a new spring course to assist students with job search strategies and realizing career aspirations.
The two-credit course, Reinventing Your Career: Theory and Practice, is instructed by Career Counselor Bill Baldus and meets from 9 a.m.–noon, at the Saint Paul Campus, on Thursdays, Feb. 19 and 26; March 5, 19 and 26; and April 2 and 9. The course is available to both degree seeking and non-degree seeking students, and costs $443.
Described as “the nuts and bolts of looking for work,” Reinventing Your Career: Theory and Practice is for those who are ready to start a job search and would like structure for thinking about the world of work and a process for defining next steps in pursuing their career interests. Part job search support group and part mechanics of a productive search, Reinventing Your Career provides a forum for planning and executing an effective search. The course also addresses the development of marketing tools including resume, cover letters and an online presence through LinkedIn. Students create experiments to learn more about their career niche and connect with professionals one-on-one who are working in fields of interest.
To register for the course, visit www.metrostate.edu and click Register for Classes. Under Subject, select Metr and course number 110.
Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, is America’s premier university for lifelong learning, providing unsurpassed, competitive academic and professional degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels while maintaining affordability.