Bridging Academics to Careers - CDCI200

Exploring Opportunities in a Global Society

The goal of this two-credit online course is to guide you in creating a meaningful and purposeful plan to prepare for your future career, while getting the most out of your college experience. This course is ideal for first year students, sophomores or juniors who either have yet to declare a major, or who are having second thoughts about their current majors and are experiencing overall uncertainty about their career direction.

  • Course Overview and Objectives
    • Through online discussions, meaningful employer engagement, a series of activities including career assessments, conducting informational interviews, and researching major and careers, you are encouraged to:
    • Build knowledge about yourself, academic majors and careers by engaging in a variety of activities and experiences.
    • Learn strategies for setting career and life goals, and how to use experiential learning to enhance those strategies.
    • Identify and integrate personal history, interests, values, skills and personality style to assist in career decision making in the context of a complex global society.
    • Understand how career assessments and other interventions are used to facilitate career decision making.
    • Gain information about careers, majors, professionalism and decision making through the use of campus resources as well as field and online research.
    • Learn about workplace trends to enhance current and future career decision making.
  • Required Course Materials
    1. Hanvey, Heeg, Kreitl, Lloyd, & Yarnelle (2010). Ready or Not: Beginning Your Career Journey.
    2. Online modules (through MyCourses)
  • 2018 Summer Session (Online only)

    This online course is taught entirely through MyCourses, and includes self-guided networking assignments to encourage connections with employers.

    • Earn two credits
    • Classes available in Summer Session 1 (May 29-June 29) and Summer Session 2 (July 2-August 3)
    • To pre-register, please contact cdci@binghamton.edu
    • Deadline to pre-register for this course is Friday, May 25.

This online course is taught entirely through MyCourses, and includes self-guided networking assignments to encourage connections with employers.

Earn two credits

Winter Session 2016-17 - December 19-January 13 (with one week break for holidays)

This section is perfect for international students, or those unable to make it to NYC for the Employer Visits noted above.

To register, contact CDCI@binghamton.edu by December 9

 

 

For more information on the course, please contact CDCI@binghamton.edu.

For information on costs related to the class, contact Student Accounts.