Career Management Skills

Career Management Skills (CMS)

The online and self-paced Career Management Skills course will help you consider the practical experience gained through your internship in a theoretical and personal perspective.

As a participant, you will learn to combine your practical experience and academic qualifications with your personal development. The aim is to make you explicitly aware of the strengths and competences you have already developed, as well as making you reflect on your future career journey

Statements from former participants:

  • “Crazy useful”
  • “Helped me know myself better, and started the journey of discovering my competences on a deeper level.“
  • ”Interesting and useful for understanding what is expected from us as young professionals and how to position ourselves on the job market.

What is the content?

Career Management Skills is an online career self-reflection course designed to increase your employability and enhance the outcome of your project based internship.

It is designed as a flexible and not time-consuming course - because we are aware of that you spend the most of your day at the internship. The course objective is increasing your self-awareness on a work-life level. You will be guided trough 9 career and life reflection exercises combined with optional individual career coaching and one 1-hour online workshop (optional).

In this 1-hours online workshop will we together focusing on translating your skills, abilities and work experience in a way showing future potential employers why and how your qualifications and experience match the position and the organisation. You receive hands-on tools. 

Participating in the CMS workshops will give you time for reflection and provide you with valuable hands-on tools for your future career and life decision-making processes. You will get the chance to reflect on what is important to you in your future career and life - and develop a sense of direction and overview of the complete set of skills, experience and personality that you can offer a company or organisation. 

Participation in the CMS workshops will also support the completion of part 2 in the internship report, as it will enable you to write the self-reflection analysis and discussion.

We hope that the online self-paced Career Management Skills Course gives you a lot of flexibility - because you can do the exercises (almost) whenever you want - as long as you complete all the modules before the deadline if your internship report.

Why participate?

Through the course, you will acquire a number of tools that will enable you to relate your practical experience from your internship to your competences and career aspirations. It is a great opportunity to become aware of what characterises both your personal and professional profile.

All of this is extremely important because your future employer wants you to:

  • Know yourself and your skills
  • Be able to communicate those skills
  • Be aware of how you can contribute
  • Know about employer needs

... and this course can help you with that.

How to participate?

 

The Career Management Skills course is an 100% online and self-paced career reflection course with a combination of online exercises, TED Talks, Job market insights and optional individual career coaching. A central element in the course is your time in the internship organisation, where you get the chance to reflect on your contribution in the organisation, your work preferences and your compentences. 

You will automatically be enrolled in CMS on Brightspace, and participate in an online course consisting of: 

  • 9 online and self-paced career reflection exercises incl. optional individual career coaching
  • 1 1-hour online workshop 

The 9 online and self-paced exercises are accessible from Monday, September 20 (week 38).

Do you wanna know more?

Please contact Malene, if you have any questions.