FY1800 Discovering Majors & Careers
Discovering Majors & Careers (FY1800) is a course for first-year undergraduate students to learn about majors and careers; it's a great option if you’re undecided or trying to decide between two majors.
Offered in E1, E2, A, and B Terms, the course includes self-assessments, tutorials, major videos, learn how to draft informational interviews, develop a resume and have it critiqued by a member of the CDC staff, and more.
… Develop proficiency in utilizing on-line career development resources such as interest inventories, personality assessments, and information on majors and career options
… Achieve competency in the use of career management tools such as resume writing, elevator pitches, informational interviewing and networking, including Handshake and LinkedIn
… Deepen their understanding of majors offered at WPI, and how those majors relate to various career pathways using proprietary and marketplace data
… Apply theses resources, tools and knowledge to formulate their own career exploration plan for their first year at WPI
In this course, you will be expected to:
Attend group meetings
Contribute to group message board weekly
Complete weekly course content and assignments
Respect that each student may be at a different point in their major and career exploration journey