Credit Hours: 1Department: Gerontology
Professional Development in Gerontology
This seminar will cover elements of professional development in the areas of research, teaching and service as students are prepared for obtaining positions and developing careers in gerontology. Emphasis will be placed on means of documenting progress and accomplishment (e.g., CV building, teaching portfolio development, evaluation), effective strategies for searching for and securing jobs (e.g., interview skills), and strategies for promoting quality performance and professional success in gerontology-related professions. Prereq: Admission to the Gerontology Ph.D. program.