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2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OLS 177 - Workplace Readiness

2 CR

Presents skills needed to participate professionally in the workforce. Includes securing an internship site, and examines and updates professional publications. Students discuss and construct a professional network, and examine and experience current interviewing styles. Interviews are scheduled and conducted. Course is graded Credit/No Credit.

OLS 171  and OLS 174 .

Course Outcomes
  • Examine and discuss professional techniques for communicating with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Update resume.
  • Research community job search resources.
  • Identify and describe three companies that hire people in chosen career pathway.
  • Discuss the expectations of a job at a researched company in careers pathway.
  • Utilize student professional network by contacting individuals willing to assist with career development including letters of interest.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of various types of interviews processes.
  • Complete 2 interviews exhibiting professionalism and answering behavioral questions with strength based responses.
  • Schedule and complete interview with possible internship supervisor.

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