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Career Development Courses

Students wishing to apply for course credit through the University of Dallas Office of Personal Career Development have several options:

3V57 Internship (Course credit for interning or working) - Sign up for credit here. 

This course is offered during the fall, spring and summer terms.

GST 1106 (Course credit for volunteering) - Summer 2019 Community Volunteer Services Registration Forms & Syllabus

This one-credit course is offered during the fall, spring and summer terms. Community Volunteer Services will integrate meaningful community service with reflection to enrich the students learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. The student will earn credit based on combined organization participation and the students documentation of his/her service experience, observations, and results.

Spring 2020 registration due by January 29, 2020 (late registrations may be accepted on case-by-case basis). Students must register through the OPCD. Schedule a meeting with an OPCD advisor to finalize your registration via Handshake

GST 1117 Career Development - Spring 2020 Career Development

This course enables students to develop techniques and strategies for identifying fields of interest, personal branding, and conducting an effective job search. Emphasis is placed on personal discernment and identification of skills, interests, and values. The student will engage in the assessing of marketable skills, researching the market place, building a personal brand and developing a network of contacts, writing resumes, cover letters, and other standard means of correspondence used in the job search process. The student will engage in professional interviewing with the goal of achieving selection as an intern or employee at their chosen organization(s). 

This course is only offered in the spring. This course begins the week after Spring Break. Students may register for this course through the Office of the Registrar or online.

GST 1116 Major & Career Planning 

This course is designed primarily for freshman and sophomore students who want to explore the opportunities available to them with various majors and careers. Class instruction encompasses: decision-making and goal-setting; self-assessment and advising; connecting personal profile with majors and careers; evaluating graduate school for various professions; and exploring various career settings. This class is particularly helpful for “undeclared” students.

This course is only offered in the fall. This course typically begins the second or third week of the fall term. Students may register through the Office of the Registrar or online.

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