PCC/ CCOG / MT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for MT 180

Course Number:
MT 180
Course Title:
High Tech Employmnt Strategies
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Covers strategies for: researching, preparing for, and acquiring a job in the MT associated industries of solar, microelectronics and automated manufacturing. Prerequisite/concurrent: MT 101, 102, 103 or 104.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Prepare for, and execute effectively informational and real job interviews in the MT associated industries of solar, microelectronics and automated manufacturing.
2. Incorporate appropriate MT concepts and content to create and update their personal hiring documents (cover letter and resume).
3. Effectively search for a job within the semiconductor and advanced manufacturing industries.
 

Course Activities and Design

Lectures will include presentation of various resume styles and interviewing techniques, all oriented toward the MT associated industries of solar, microelectronics and automated manufacturing. As a result, by the end of the course, students will develop competitive employment materials (cover letter, resume, thank you letters, etc) and enhance their interviewing skills.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

The final resume and cover letter will be asses by the instructor for each student individually.
Participation in mock interviews will be graded on the €œpass /no pass€ basis.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

1. The course will be focused on providing students with valuable information on finding employment in the semiconductor, solar and automated manufacturing industry, writing a competitive resume, and interview preparation techniques.
2. Guest speakers form the appropriate industries will be invited in order to present the specifics that their company is looking for during an interview, and/or to market potential openings that they might have.