Loyola University Chicago

Career Services

Student Academic Services

Career & Life Planning Seminar (UNIV 224)

Career and Life Planning Seminar is a 3.0-credit, semester long introduction to career-development perspectives, tools, and strategies.  Whether you aren’t sure what you want to major in, or what you would like to do with the degree you’re completing, this course is designed to help you clarify career interests and goals, as well as strategize how to pursue them. The course guides you to evaluate and design professional goals in the context of your life, and larger sense of self. As a participant in this class, you will:

  • Complete a set of self-assessment inventories and activities to clarify your interests, values, skills, and personality preferences
  • Integrate information gathered about the world of work with your self-assessment results
  • Conduct and present an in-depth investigation of an career path of your choice
  • Develop a resume and cover letter, as well as other crucial internship and job search strategies
  • Learn about post-graduate life changes, salary negotiation, budgeting, etc. 

Check LOCUS for this semester's sessions. All UNIV 224 classes will be taught online in Fall 2020.