CPP700 - Co-op Integration and Career Planning

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Subject Title
Co-op Integration and Career Planning

Subject Description
The integration of classroom activities with work term experience is vital for the complete and successful learning and understanding of co-op work placement experiences. Structured integration and reflective learning with peers provides the opportunity to evaluate work experience into a broader context. Guest speakers from the industry will give students further employment exposure and an opportunity to network.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Assess and evaluate the co-op work experience in terms of relevant skills and career goals achieved.

2. Summarize the co-op placement experience through a formal presentation.

3. Develop a company profile which includes relevant history of the company.

4. Create a current career portfolio to prepare for graduate job interviews that includes a resume, cover letter, follow-up letter, reference list, and a checklist for interview preparation.

5. Develop a career plan.

6. Apply co-op experience to devise career search techniques.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.