2021 - 2022 College Catalog 
    Oct 20, 2021  
2021 - 2022 College Catalog

AECT 380 - Career Seminar

Credit Hours: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Laboratory Hours: 2

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): Junior or Senior level. Construction Mgmt:Design&Build, Construction Management BT majors only

Corequisite(s): None

An internship experience is necessary to complete the degree requirements in the Construction Management Option. This course prepares students for the internship and assists them towards securing appropriate employment. The development of professional resumes, cover letters, and other related communication skills are covered in detail. In addition, students will learn how to research prospective employers that match their particular career interests.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Students will learn what is required and expected to complete the internship including the required forms, recording time worked, binder preparation, and evaluations.
  2. Students will learn how to build technical resumes and cover letters and e-portfolios what employers look for when reviewing these documents and how to avoid common mistakes.
  3. Students will research and track progress for potential employment opportunities.
  4. Students will develop interview communication skills, proper attire, common questions and techniques, and how to avoid common mistakes.