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Idaho Student Union Building, Vandal Success Center, 3rd Floor

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 2534
Moscow, ID 83844-2534

Fall & Spring Semester Hours:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Drop-ins from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

To schedule an appointment please visit VandalStar.

Phone: 208-885-6121

Fax: 208-885-2816

Email: careerservices@uidaho.edu

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Professional Skills Course

Are you industry ready?
Enroll today to prepare for tomorrow!

ENGR 204: Professional Skills
(CRN 74675) – 1 Credit, Spring 2020
Mondays, 3:30-4:20 p.m., in JEB 221

Course Summary:

Students learn about the professional skills necessary to be a successful technical professional. Students will learn through a variety of activities such as lectures, hands-on exercises, and dialogue with technical professionals. Students will also learn about opportunities to gain professional experience while still in college. This course is highly recommended for students before they engage in a co-op or summer internship. Students will gain valuable life and employability skills through the course that will support their lifelong career pursuits.

Topics:

  • Overview of co-ops and internships
  • How co-op program and internships work at U of I
  • Resume writing and tailoring
  • Job search skills, networking and professional societies
  • Interview preparation and skills
  • Pitching
  • Negotiations
  • Technical professional as a career choice
  • Career planning
  • Professional work environment and workplace skills
  • Ethics
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Online Presence and social network communications

Instructors:

Larry Stauffer, Ph.D., P.E.
Dean
College of Engineering

Rachel Otto
Senior Career Advising Liaison and Co-op Coordinator
College of Engineering | Career Services

Check out the Office of the Registrar Class Schedule and enroll in the class!

Contact Us

Idaho Student Union Building, Vandal Success Center, 3rd Floor

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 2534
Moscow, ID 83844-2534

Fall & Spring Semester Hours:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Drop-ins from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

To schedule an appointment please visit VandalStar.

Phone: 208-885-6121

Fax: 208-885-2816

Email: careerservices@uidaho.edu

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