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410.867.01 MSPH FIELD PLACEMENT PREPARATION

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Eileen McDonald
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

410.865 and 410.866

Description:

Prepares students to fully understand the MSPH field placement requirements, processes, and opportunities, so that they may make the most of this professional preparation opportunity.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe your specific career/employment interests so that you can select a field placement that will be most suited your career trajectory
  2. Create a resume that effectively communicates your professional skills, strengths, and experiences
  3. Evaluate various job/field placement offers to determine their appropriateness and match to your career interests
  4. Review and practice interviewing and salary negotiation skills
  5. Evaluate your experience and skills related to a variety of job responsibilities common among young professionals (e.g., time management, meeting management, project management, supervision, etc)
Methods of Assessment:

Participation and in-class assignments

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to MSPH students in HBS

Instructor Consent:

No consent required