Career Planning and Development

This course is designed to help students prepare for their upcoming field placement experience and to situate themselves positively for future employment. Students will engage in a full range of work preparation practices including identification of current employment opportunities, application of contemporary job search techniques, resume and portfolio development, and refinement of interview skills. Students also write a professional development plan that identifies their career or educational goals and the actions required to achieve their stated goals. Students will learn the importance of professionalism and the standards expected within the Horticulture industry.