Student Engagement & Career Development (SECD) is committed to serving faculty and staff to incorporate career developmentment resources into your work with students. Our office has developed several courses, programs, and lesson plans for use and adaptation by our campus partners. If you are considering any of these options, please request resources by clicking the red button below so we can follow up with additional information or grant access to our resources.
The following options describe ways our content can easily be integrated:
- Contents copied into your own D2L course sites
- Instructors provide class lists and we enroll all students in our content sites guided by our staff
- Students may enroll independently in our content sites
- Instructors may utilize our facilitation guides to create and deliver your own instruction
For more detailed information about the online content that could be incorporated into your syllabi, visit our Box link which includes icourse maps, program overviews, assignment suggestions, and more.
Build the Skill (Transferable Skills Development)
Build the Skill is a self-paced, scenario-based, skills development curricula in Professional Communication, Leadership and Collaboration. Students complete modules and capture their insights and evidence in an e-portfolio using Google Sites.
These programs typically take students 45-hours to complete, roughly equivalent to 1-unit.
Options for integrating: copy into your D2L site (facilitators guide provided); we can enroll your class in cohorts supported by our staff beginning October 12 ending by November 15; your students may individually sign up via Handshake (search for Build the Skill virtual sessions).
Students may provide their instructors evidence of completion with a link to their Google site or the metadata from the associated microcredential/digital badge awarded by SECD (Superior completion).
Design Your Search (For Students in an Active Job or Internship Search)
Designed for students preparing to seek jobs or internships, the lessons and assignments associated with Design Your Search build student knowledge and competence in these topics. Student learn to draw upon their practical experience effectively to build a professional network, tell their story in their materials and interviews, and handle the job offer process with confidence.
- Job Search Mindset: Exploring Opportunities through Networking
- The Job Search Mindset: Exploring Opportunities through Research
- Creating Your Application Materials
- Building Your Network & Personal Brand
- Researching the Company
- Professional Presentation & Interviewing
- Understanding Salaries & An Introduction to Benefits
Design Your Life (For Exploratory Students)
Using human-center design or Design Thinking as a framework, this seven lesson series helps students evaluate their talents, skills, and values to create a plan for career development.
We also have modules available to support Design Your Life, which use human-centered design strategies to help students evaluate their talents, skills and values to create a plan for career development.