Technology, Art and Design - Design Courses
TADD 4899 Senior Culmination: Career Planning (2 credits)
In this course, students will explore the volatile, and sometimes scary, employment landscape. Students will learn the importance of creating a career plan that allows them to pursue their future. An effective career plan will allow students to determine essential goals, articulate a pathway reach goals, and assemble a body of work (portfolio) to market themselves to key stakeholders. This course will give student artists and designers professional guidance to land their next opportunity, whether students want to work for a giant multinational corporation, a small local business, or launch their own business. Topics will include dream jobs, graduate school, lifelong learning, career planning, negotiation, interviewing, monetization of passion, personal branding, networking, presentation skills, and how to build a compelling portfolio. Prerequisite(s): Instructor consent.
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