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Job Hacks: US Study Tour for Career Readiness - USSC3701

Year - 2019

This unit will integrate career development goals with academic learning. The immersive USA study tour will expose students to company visits, case studies, industry insights, networking with practicing industry experts and cultural experiences relating to Government and Public Policy (Washington DC) and Management Consulting and Investment Banking (New York). This work-integrated learning exposure will assist students to develop a more informed understanding of whether their chosen concentration suits their personality, interest and overall career plan. This intensive course will provide students an opportunity to integrate career development goals with academic learning. The immersive experience gained through the study tour will expose students to company visits, case studies, industry insights, networking with practicing industry experts and cultural experiences. This work-integrated learning exposure will assist students to develop a more informed understanding of whether their chosen concentration suits their personality, interest and overall career plan.

Classes
Intensive: 2 weeks class room preparation (10 x 2 hour meetings) plus one 1 hour pre-departure session in Sydney, followed by a 9 day study tour to the United States (9 x 2hr meeting). 38 Course delivery hours total. 10 days in Sydney x 2 hrs (includes pre-departure seminar) - 21 hours 9 days in the US x 2 hrs - 18 hours 10 days in Sydney * 2 hrs (includes pre-departure seminar) - 21 hours 9 days in the US * 2 hrs - 18 hours

Assessment
1x1500wd Evaluative/Reflective Task (20%), 1x 500wd Preparing for a Job Search (10%), 1x Raising Occupational Awareness (10%), 1x2000wd Essay (40%), 1x Self Evaluation Task (20%)

Additional information
Note: Departmental permission is required for enrolment

Pre-requisites

18 credit points at 2000 level or 12 credit points at 2000 level in American Studies, 18 credit points at 2000 level or 12 credit points at 2000 level in American Studies

Details

Faculty: University-wide

Intensive July

24 Jun 2019

Department/School: United States Studies Centre
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 19 Jul 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
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