How to make your university pay you to job hunt
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How to make your university pay you to job hunt

Simple ways to make your university to pay you land your dream job.
5.0 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
186 students enrolled
Created by Kyle Gray
Last updated 11/2015
English
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Uncover hidden sources of funding and resources at thier univeristy
  • Land the job of thier dreams before they graduate
  • Easily make connections with potential employers, thought leaders and celebrities.
  • Earn course credit and scholarships to hunt for your dream job.
  • Develop a personal brand that will get you noticed
  • Learn how to create customized courses, internships, and even majors tailored to develop the exact skills you need to get your dream job.
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Requirements
  • It's best to be attending or about to be attending a large public universty before starting this class.
  • No previous skills necessary, most of the lessons will be appliable to any degree of field of study.
Description

The job market has changed in the last few years and become much more competitive due to technology and globalization. That's a problem because the traditional ways of getting a job (good grades, a diploma, a resume) are no longer working, and many students are having a difficult time finding a job when they graduate. This problem is so new, that most universities have not yet been able to adjust to the changing job market either, so they continue to encourage students in

The good news is: There are powerful ways to leverage your university to build the skills and connections to do work that is valuable, fulfilling and fun. There are $1,000's of dollars in resources and opportunities that are underused at most universities just waiting for a clever student to take advantage of them.

Though you may be nervous about balancing these strategies with their heavy course load and workload. The methods in this course are easy to understand, simple to apply and can sometimes be used to earn course credit for graduation.

So if you are ready to join the many students who are maximizing the value of their time at university. Then enroll in this course!

I guarantee that this course will help you build the skills and network that will bring a lifetime of wealth, however you define it.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students at large public universities
  • Student who want to do work that they are passionate about
  • Students who want to devleop vauable skills that will serve them for a lifetime
  • Students who are about to start thier university career, but aren't sure what to do yet.
  • Students who are willing to think "outside the box" to get better results in thier jobs search.
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Understanding the current job market
3 Lectures 12:47

In this lesson we look at what's working and what's not working job searches right now and go over how this course will help prepare you.

Preview 04:32

In this course we discuss why it is important to start early on your job search, even if you are just barely starting at your university and you have time before you graduate.

Preview 03:03

In this lesson we talk about the elements of a dream job. What aspects of a job will make you feel happy and fulfilled?

Preview 05:12
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Become interested and interesting
6 Lectures 22:45

Why it is critical to explore your passions and find what you want out of life. Don't do what other people want you to do!

Don't do what other's want
03:09

Why writing in a journal every day can lead to incredible results in your job search and your life.

Start a 5-minute journal
03:18

In this lesson we discuss some simple ways to uncover our basic interests and why those are important for your work.

Discover your basic interests
04:16

In this lesson we go over your basic skills and talents. If you understand where your natural strengts are, you will be able to find more success and happiness in your job and your life.

Discover your natural skills and talents
03:44

In this lesson we go through some marketable skills and who we can apply them in the current job market.

What are marketable skills?
04:49

How and you you can start and join clubs and meetups to me connections with like minds and influencers.

The benefits of clubs and meetups
03:29
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Personal branding basics
3 Lectures 10:33

Simple ways to build relationships with people by adding value to thier lives.

Simple ways to be memorable and build relationships
03:40

An introduction to personal branding and how it is important.

Personal branding basics
04:02

How to start a blog to launch your personal brand

How to start a blog around your personal brand
02:51
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How to make your university work for you
5 Lectures 16:59

There are many ways to use an academic advisor to help you: they can give you advice on how to navigate your university and tips on who to connect with.

How an acadmic advisor can help you find opportinites on campus
02:15

Power centers are areas of your university with an increased concentration of funding and opportunities. In this lesson we talk about how to find and engage them.

How to find the "power centers" at your university
04:32

Why adding a flexible major or minor can increase the amount of opportunities and resources you have at your university.

Why and how to add a flexible major or minor to your degree
04:04

It's possible at most universities to create a custom course this is usually called "directed readings." With a custom course you can decide what to work on and use it to build skills essential to your dream job and earn course credit at the same time.

How to create a custom course
03:12

How to create a custom internship that will give you the opportunity to practice the marketable skills you want to develop in the real world and give you valuable experience and connections before you gradaute.

How to create a custom internship
02:56
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How to use your unviersty for off campus influence
3 Lectures 14:56

Most students don't know the full power of being a student. Simply saying "I'm a student" can open many doors and create opportunities that non-sduents don't have.

The power of the "student card"
03:48

Inviting someone to speak to your university is an easy way to make a lasting connection with influecners, potential employers, authors and anyone you would like to build a relationship with.

How to invite someone to speak at your university
07:59

A simple method to get better recommendation letters. Often in less than a day.

How to get a perfect recommendation letter (in less than 24 hours)
03:09
About the Instructor
Kyle Gray
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186 Students
1 Course
Content Marketer and Educator

Currently the content manager for WP Curve. Kyle specializes in creating helpful and actionable content for subscribers to the WP Curve blog.

He has previously directed a community startup accelerator at the University of Utah. Helping people start their own business.

Kyle also worked for two years as a Study Abroad advisor, helping hundreds of students plan and finance a study abroad.