|CEP121 - Fundamentals of Professional Advancement|
introductory Cooperative Education course will help students evaluate
and educational plans, develop professional literacy, and synthesize
connections between coursework and professional opportunities. Theories
experiential learning and an overview of career planning will be
Web-based activities, online reading and writing assignments and a
pre-internship project will culminate in the development of a
This course is a prerequisite for internship placement for students who
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Professor Pinder led the class on Career and Professional Development. This class was added to my schedule by my advisor and I looked at it as “just another elective.” I was completely mistaken! Professor Pinder forced me to take a “second” and a “third” look at my career goals. We participated in self assessments, personality assessments, and career assessments just to name a few. These assessments dug very deep into my psyche and helped me objectively evaluate if I am appropriate for my career goal!
We also focused on internships in order to have experience on our chosen field of our choosing. I also discovered the salary earned by a cardiovascular surgeon, and the future outlook in the job market for this position. I enjoyed this class, especially because as I discovered more information about the career I am seeking, I was reassured of my goals.
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