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410.867.01 MSPH FIELD PLACEMENT PREPARATION

Term: 3rd term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Eileen McDonald
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
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 Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe your specific career/employment interests so that you can select a field placement that will be most suited your career trajectory
Create a resume that effectively communicates your professional skills, strengths, and experiences
Evaluate various job/field placement offers to determine their appropriateness and match to your career interests
Review and practice interviewing and salary negotiation skills
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
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 1:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 30
Enrollment Restriction: Restricted to MSPH students in HBS
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

410.865 and 410.866

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail