Career Fields Exploration
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Career Fields Exploration

Exploring various career tracks and get ready for the "future of work" - perfect for job seekers and young professionals
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Last updated 9/2019
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This course includes
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Explore major career paths that will be the "future of work"! Most people now gain career information from friends and families, but that is far less than optimal. Knowing what various career tracks and professions are about is the foundation of building your own career.
  • Capital markets & banking, Quantitative finance, PE/VC, Risk management, information system, software development, Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering, non profit and more coming!
  • In each segment, we have real professionals from the field guiding you about a particular career field and how you can get in the door
Requirements
  • No prior course requirements; however, some basic idea of the main industries (e.g., computer science, finance, non profit, etc.) would be beneficial
  • This course will benefit those who are curious about the "world of work" and want to explore various ways to apply their degrees to the real world
Description

Technology is changing everything about the way that we live. It is profoundly changing traditional industries and our definition of “work.” A career in the 21st century will requires many new skill-sets and adaptive knowledge - are you prepared for it?

Rather than relying on information from friends and family which can often be limited or biased, ChampAmerica is presenting you with a comprehensive series of career exploration classes. These mini courses focus on some of the most promising career fields which are poised to grow in the coming decades. Our speakers are real industry professionals with a rich set of experiences and a passion for mentoring.

We leveraged the ideology of career clusters, pathways and occupations as defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and our classes are curriculum-based. There are pre-readings, post quizzes, and a glossary for each subject to help you gain a deeper understanding of the profession and the industry as a whole. The purpose of the class is to help you gain specific industry insights without necessarily working in it yourself or knowing anyone that does work in said industry. In this highly competitive job market, it is advantageous to develop a career plan ahead of time. So join us, open up your horizons, and lay a solid foundation for your future careers!

The series now includes the following 11 career tracks.  We are adding new ones in the coming months.  Please check back for new information.

  • Careers in Capital Markets

  • Careers in Quantitative Trading

  • Careers in Private Equity and Venture Capital

  • Careers in Business Analytics

  • Careers in Software Development and Product Management

  • Careers in Risk Management

  • Careers in Mechanical Engineering

  • Careers in Electrical Engineering and Supply Chain

  • Careers in Data Science

  • Careers in Information System

  • Careers in Nonprofit Organization

Who this course is for:
  • Students of various academic levels, professionals, or anyone interested in a new career fields
Course content
Expand all 67 lectures 05:06:53
+ Explore Career in Quantitative Trading
6 lectures 31:22
Roles & Positions in Trading
11:09
How to Get in the Industry & Interview Questions
04:34
Experience Sharing & End Note
02:18
References
01:45
+ Explore Career in Private Equity & Venture Capital
8 lectures 42:16
Introduction
00:42
What is Private Equity & Venture Capital ?
07:48
Industry Trends: Important Background for Interviews
06:58
Experience Sharing
07:48
How to Get in the Industry ?
06:14
Career Growth in PE & VC
07:06
Interview Questions And Closing
05:22
Closing
00:18
+ Explore Career in Business Analyst
8 lectures 33:09
Introduction
00:40
What is Business Analysis ?
04:08
Roles & Positions in Business Analysis
02:45
How to Get in the Industry ?
07:26
Career Growth
04:07
Top Interview Questions
05:15
Experience Sharing & End Note
08:15
In Closing
00:33
+ Explore Career in Information System Management
7 lectures 37:11
Introduction
01:09
What is Information System Management ?
03:10
Roles & Positions in Information System Management
06:35
How to Get in the Industry ?
06:41
Career In Information System Management
04:43
Top Interview Questions
08:08
Experience Sharing
06:45
+ Explore Careers in Non-Profit
7 lectures 37:43
Introduction
00:57
Landscape of NGO
07:45
Careers at the UN
10:09
Junior Roles at the UN
02:14
Industry Trends & Interview Questions
10:24
Experience Sharing & End Note
05:44
In Closing
00:30
+ Explore Career in Data Science
8 lectures 28:04
Introduction
01:42
What is Data Science ?
01:04
Roles & Positions in Data Science
06:28
How to Get in the Industry: Interview Questions (1)
04:19
How to Get in the Industry: Interview Questions (2)
02:20
Resources
02:40
Experience sharing & End Note
07:55
In closing
01:36
+ Explore Careers in Mechanical Engineering
8 lectures 30:35
Introduction
01:01
What is Mechanical Engineering?
07:49
My Career Experience & Skills Needed To Get Into The Industry
07:05
Internship And Other Resource
02:59
Potential Companies To Work For and Requirements
04:01
Top Interview Questions
03:50
Preferred License and Summary
03:24
In Closing
00:26
+ Explore Careers in Engineering - Supply Chain Engineer
8 lectures 33:16
Introduction
00:29
What is Supply Chain ?
07:47
Roles & Positions in Supply Chain Engineering
05:39
How to Get in the Industry
05:06
Career Growth
05:18
Top Interview Questions
05:13
Experience Sharing
03:18
In Closing
00:26
+ Explore Career in Risk Management
7 lectures 33:17
Introduction
01:04
What is Risk Management ?
03:23
Roles & Positions in Risk Management
07:02
Career in Risk Management
09:25
How to Get in the Industry ?
05:20
Top Interview Questions
04:37
Experience Sharing
02:26