GEOL 104 - Communication and Career Search

This introductory course will help students develop the communication and study skills necessary to successfully navigate the landscape of the mineral industry and is framed around helping guide students through the hiring process, from initial job search to final interview. The first half of the course will focus on writing grammatically correct statements in technical English and formatting documents to make them professional and easily understood. Students will work on drafting appropriate memos, emails, cover letters and resumes. Time will be dedicated to developing skills in drafting resumes and job applications, as well as interview
strategies and techniques. The latter part of the course will transition into basic oral presentation, communication and conflict resolution skills, and will include instruction on best practices when working with First Nations.

Credits: 3.0
no scheduled sessions