CHEM 197 FLD A: PROF INTERNSHIP (41231)

CHEM 197 FLD A: PROF INTERNSHIP (41231)

Overview of Chem 197:

Introduction to the UCI Chemistry Field Studies Program (Chem 197) is designed to help students develop the skills needed to apply for an internship through the UCI Chemistry Field Studies Program. This program provides students with an opportunity to develop the professional skills necessary for competitive placement in their chosen chemical-inspired industry. As part of this course you will create or improve your resume and cover letter, develop a LinkendIn Profile, and conduct an informational interview. There are no in-person meetings for this course and all feedback is provided through the assignments. Students who have completed the course will receive information about opportunities to apply for chemistry internships during the 2019-2020 academic year, and will have the professional skills needed to increase the chances of success at applying for these or independently identified internships. 

Course Objectives:  

  1. Students will explore career opportunities through interactions with chemistry professionals. 
  2. Students will write professional correspondence, including resume, and cover letter.
  3. Students will learn and practice job search and application submission techniques.
  4. Students will build and enhance professional networks.

Grading: This is a Pass/No Pass course. All assignments must be submitted by the posted dates to receive a passing grade.

Instructor Information:

This class is a joint effort between the Department of Chemistry and Professor Suzanne Blum, if you have any questions about an assignment or the course please contact undergrad@chem.uci.edu we will respond in one business day. 

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