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Final Project: Preparing Your Job Search | TEWR.X490


This final course in the Technical Writing and Communication certificate program prepares students to secure employment as technical communicators. Each student develops an industry-appropriate portfolio and resume that are tailored to the job market and the type of job desired. Students also learn how to make the most of social networks such as LinkedIn and prepare for interviews.

Topics include:
  • Identifying the types of jobs the student wishes to pursue
  • Defining an appropriate job-search approach
  • Developing networking skills
  • Developing a resume to support your job search strategy
  • Crafting cover letters targeted toward specific job postings
  • Creating a professional portfolio and web presence
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Tracking your networking and job search progress

Prior to enrolling in this class, students must contact the department for approval. E-mail ExtensionProgram@ucsc.edu or call (408) 861-3860.



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Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Meeting Type Cost Instructor
06-16-2021 to 07-21-2021 1.5 Online $725

Timothy Kevin Bombosch

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Wed, 06-16-2021 12:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m. Online ONLINE
Wed, 07-21-2021 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE