Career & Internship Courses

Get academic credit while you explore careers

Want to learn about your career options, get ready for the job search, and build your portfolio? Interested in discovering your calling? Eager to get real-world experience—and get college credit for it? Check out our career and internship courses.

Career courses

The College of Arts and Sciences offers four specially designed career courses to help you through every step of the career development process. Each course was designed to be taken throughout your academic career, and in conjunction with the work you do with the Walter Center for Career Achievement.

Not sure that a class is right for you? Your career coach can help you make an informed decision.

2 credits | 8 weeks | Open to all freshmen and sophomores

If you haven’t yet chosen a major or are at the very beginning stages of career exploration, this is the course for you. You will:

  • Take time to explore your interests, values, skills, and personality to see how they relate to different careers and occupational environments
  • Familiarize yourself with campus and community resources to find experiential learning opportunities
  • Learn structured decision-making skills to help you choose a potential major or career
  • Clearly understand how your academic choices relate to your career options

2 credits | 16 weeks | Open to sophomores and juniors in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies and International Studies minors

This class will allow you to explore the relationship between your chosen field of study and life after graduation. You will explore postgraduation opportunities through the lens of marketable skills. Under the guidance of career and academic advisors, you will develop a portfolio that highlights skills gained through academic coursework and co-curricular experiences. By the end of the course, you will be more fully engaged in an ongoing process of academic and career planning for postcollegiate success.