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. This course will help you clarify career identity and appropriate pathways, develop effective application materials, networking and job/internship search skills, as well as plan for next steps after LUC. It is recommended for 3rd/4th year students.
As a participant in this class, you will:
- 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.
According to 2020-2021 course evaluations, here are some student comments about Univ 224:
- "This class was by far the most beneficial class I have taken at Loyola thus far. I learned extremely helpful career skills such as how to write a resume and cover letter, how to navigate the job search process, and how to explore career options. I would highly recommend this course to all students."
- "The skills taught in this class are extremely beneficial to students after they leave Loyola."
- "All students should take this assessment because it helps people to identify their strengths and weaknesses with emotional development."
- "Instrumental in helping me to understand what I want to do and how I can get there."