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Explore (How People MeetTheir Major): Career Conference

Description

Description - Describes how students engage, what they do, reflecting the nature and depth of the program/experience.

Students participate in a 1/2 day seminar to explore their career-related values, interests, and work preferences/personality type in relation to the selection of a college major. Students are provided with information about academic degree options at USC.
Term

Term - The semester in which the activity occurs

Fall 2015
Category

Category - Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) category with which this engagement activity is most closely aligned, from the perspective of the student in the activity.

Career Servicesdefinition

Career Services - The primary mission of Career Services is to assist students and other designated clients in developing, evaluating, and implementing career, education, and employment plans.

Campus Label

Campus Label - Type of purposeful activity, as defined across units

Career Development
Division

Division - University organization

Student Affairs & Academic Support
Department

Department - University organization

Student Success
Unit

Unit - University organization

Career Center
Special Designation

Special Designation - Engagement has a special designation based on review of educational purpose and intentional design.

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Time on Task

Time on Task - Amount of time that a student engages in this activity (including orientation/training, supervision/feedback, reflection on learning).

3 - 4 hours
Participation Entry

Participation Entry - Extent to which participation is restricted (e.g., minimum GPA, classification)

Open - any student can participate (no required credentials, such as GPA, hours earned)
Minimum Credit Hours

Minimum Credit Hours - Number of credit hours or years in college required to participate in this activity

No requirements for credit hours or years completed
Minimum GPA

Minimum GPA - Minimum GPA required to participate in this activity

No GPA requirements for participation
Other Requirements

Other Requirements - Additional requirements to participate in this activity

No additional requirements
Expectations

Expectations - How expectations are communicated to students about how they will engage in this program

Advertising materials
Website information
Active Learning

Active Learning - What students do; the nature or type of the engagement, that is expected to contribute to their learning

Study / Practice self knowledgedefinition

Study / Practice self knowledge - Reflect on interests, aptitudes, disposition, personality characteristics, to advance self knowledge and decision making


Career developmentdefinition

Career development - Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to a career field and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth.

Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge/Skills - Knowledge applied and/or skills practiced by students as they engage in this activity

Inquiry and analysisdefinition

Inquiry and analysis - Systematically explore issues, objects or works through collection and analysis of evidence for informed conclusions or judgments; break complex topics or issues into parts for better understanding


Integrative and applied learningdefinition

Integrative and applied learning - Make connections among ideas and experiences, synthesize and transfer learning to new, complex situations within and beyond the campus

Interacts With

Interacts With - With whom students directly interact, as they engage in this activity

Professional staff member(s) on this campus
Graduate assistant(s) on this campus
Diversity

Diversity - Extent to which student learning about diversity is included in program structure

Not deliberately included in program structuredefinition

Not deliberately included in program structure - Interactions with or observation of diverse others, and/or discussions about diversity may happen by chance, but are not intentionally included in the structure of the program/experience

Feedback

Feedback - How and from whom students receive feedback on their engagement in this program

Group / class session with professional staff
Group / class session with graduate assistant
Reflection

Reflection - How, and with whom, students engage in reflection on their learning while engaged in this activity

Group / class session(s) with professional staff
(1-1) session(s) with professional staff
Program Website

Program Website - For additional information, go to the unit website.

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Rubric

Rubric - Describes specific expectations for student involvement in the activity

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