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(ENGL 331) Professional Career Writing

Prepares writers to explore the field of a professional career coach writer according to National Resume Writers Association (NRWA) standards. Course includes opportunity to be certified by NRWA.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite ENGL 101
Offered Winter
Programs -

Course Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate career development and transition skills, including understanding and applying the job procurement process and all forms of communication used in the successful pursuit of a career.
  2. Use self-assessments to identify strengths, weaknesses, transferable skills, and prime marketable characteristics among numerous candidate profiles.
  3. Organizeandwriteaneffectiveresume,coverandapplicationletters,graduateschoolletterof intent/purpose,follow-upemails,Linkedinprofiles,andinterviewingskillsaccordingto standards set by National Resume Writers Association-NRWA (a nationally recognized professional organization of career coaches and resume writers).
  4. Abilitytoanalyzeandproduceeffectivewrittencommunicationforemploymentpurposesofvarious candidates' profiles according to NRWAstandardsUnderstand current employer preferences concerning written job search procedures, content, and techniques as revealed through current research.