JOUR 201A: Planning a career

Career Success, or JOUR 201A, is a 1-unit, 5-week course offered in the first part of fall and spring semesters. Its aim is to build resilience and skills in the internship and job-hunt arenas. At the end of the course, students will have a polished résumé and cover letter; an individualized internship/job hunt plan; a LinkedIn profile and knowledge of LinkedIn job-search functions; an online portfolio; a Plan B for jobs outside of journalism; and skills in interviewing and stress-management.

• Getting an internship

• Getting a journalism job