University of Maryland, College Park
How To Land the Job You Want (Capstone Project)
University of Maryland, College Park

How To Land the Job You Want (Capstone Project)

This course is part of Interviewing and Resume Writing in English Specialization

Taught in English

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Charles Duquette

Instructor: Charles Duquette

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

27 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

27 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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This course is part of the Interviewing and Resume Writing in English Specialization
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There are 8 modules in this course

You get an overview of the capstone here, with a description of the milestones you're asked to complete. You'll have the chance to discuss your background, your goals, your concerns and your plans for this capstone.

What's included

1 video1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will develop a vision of your ideal work. That product of "the workshop of your mind" will serve to direct your activities throughout this capstone.

What's included

1 video3 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

This week you'll create your personal marketing plan to guide your job search campaign. You'll be introduced to many online resources that you can use to help develop that plan. You'll write an action plan describing what steps you will take to get meetings and interviews.

What's included

1 video5 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

This week you develop your pitch repertoire based on selected positions from your marketing plan.Your pitch repertoire includes long and short elevator speeches for each position, as well as JIST cards.

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6 videos5 readings3 peer reviews1 discussion prompt

This week you write resumes and cover letters to align with the pitch materials you created in week four and the job positions you identified in week three.

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10 videos3 readings3 peer reviews1 discussion prompt

This week you practice five standard questions that you can expect in most interviews. You adapt your responses to the specifics of the positions you are targeting.

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5 videos2 readings3 peer reviews1 discussion prompt

This week you practice behavioral, situational and wild-card interview questions. Your responses should align with the competencies you've identified for the positions you have targeted.

What's included

6 videos3 readings5 peer reviews1 discussion prompt

This week marks the completion of the capstone project. You'll have an opportunity to submit your final work products and to reflect on the journey you've been on. You'll leave with a clear direction for moving forward in your work life.

What's included

1 video3 readings1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Charles Duquette
University of Maryland, College Park
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