UNIV 101
Fall '04

Resources

UNIV 101: The Drexel Experience


Class: Section E33
Thursday 4-5pm (note class meets weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10)
Matheson 407
 
Mailing list:  univ101e33 @ cs.drexel.edu
Instructor: Dr. Jeremy Johnson
Department of Computer Science
Email: jjohnson @ cs.drexel.edu
Office: 100 University Crossings
Office hours:  M 4-6:30, T 4-6 (additional hours can be arranged by appointment if necessary).
Text: Career Management and Professional Development Manual, 2004-2005 Edition, Pearson Custom Publishing.
Description: The winter section of Univ. 101 focuses on preparation for co-op.
Resources: Useful links, sample job descriptions, etc.
Grading
Factors:
Grades are based on class attendance and several required assignments (resume, cover letter, interview)
Civic Engagement Requirement: five hours of civic engagement to be satisfied sometime during Fall and/or Winter terms

Winter Term Schedule

Week 2
(Thursday Jan. 13)
Career Assessment and Goal Setting
- Regular class meeting (from 4-5 in Academic Building 111)
- Section one of the Career Management text
Week 3
(Thur. Jan. 20)
Co-op Job Search/SCDC Policies and Procecures
- regular class meeting (from 4-5 in Academic Building 111)
- Presentation by Erica Hubbard CS Co-op Coordinator
Week 4
(Thur. Jan. 27)
Resume
- Regular class meeting (from 4-5 in Academic Building 111)
- Section two of the Career Management text
- Assignment: Bring a draft of your resume
Week 5
(Thur. Feb. 3)

No Class Meeting
- Assignment: Revise resumes and email them to your instructor

Week 6
(Thur. Feb. 10)
Contemporary Workplace Issues
- Regular class meeting (form 4-5 in Academic Building 111)
- Section six and Appendix B of the Career Management text
- Assignment: Prepare cover letters for sample job descriptions
Week 7
(Thur. Feb. 17)
Resumes/Interviews
- regular class meeting (from 4-5 in Academic Building 111)
- Presentation by Erica Hubbard CS Co-op Coordinator
- Section five of the Career Management text
- Assignment: enter resume in online system
Week 8
(Thur. Feb. 24)
Practice Interviews
- Regular class meeting (from 4-5 in Academic Building 111)
- Section five and Appendix B of the Career Management text
- Three selected students will participate in mock interviews (other students will evaluate)
Week 9
(Thur. Mar. 3)
Co-op Experience Discussion
- Regular class meeting (from 4-5 in Academic Building 111)
- Co-op experience discussion with upper class CS majors
- Class summary, evaluation, and wrap-up
- Pizza party
Week 10
(Thur. Mar. 10)
No Class Meeting

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