Skagit Valley College

Catalog Course Search Details

 Course Title:   INVEST Career Inventory

 Title Abbreviation:   INVEST CAREER INV

 Department:    INV

 Course #:    40

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    320401

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Students to use previous experiences, skills, interests, and assessments to guide career development. Students set short and long term employment goals, practice interviewing, and development employment related materials such as resume, cover letter, and diversity statement.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify interest patterns, abilities, skills and work related values
  2. Research current information and data on possible careers resulting in a tentative career choice or list of related occupations.
  3. Identify individual skills and interests and select a tentative short and long term employment goal.
  4. Demonstrate and evaluate personal and peer interview skills
  5. Develop career search materials including a resume, cover letter and diversity statement.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.1 Determine the extent of information needed.
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.

Course Contents

  1. Work history, interests, skill, values, and work disposition
  2. Career interest assessment and occupational research
  3. Resume, cover letter and diversity statement
  4. Information interviewing
  5. Employment interviewing