GEOG795: Professional Practices Seminars

A professional practice seminar will be included to help prepare students for the work place. Topics will include development of a resume, physical preparation of a resume, choosing and helping reference writers, conduct of a successful interview, negotiating an employment package, giving professional presentations, proposal preparation, writing reports, codes of ethics and responsibilities to the broader community including ‘pro bono’ work. The course will include presentations from practitioners in the GIS field. This course will also include basic project management skills and strategies to help prepare students for undertaking the internship and resultant final project.
Credits: 1
Grading Method: Regular Regular grading
[Future instances TBD]