How to make your university pay you to job hunt

Simple ways to make your university to pay you land your dream job.
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  • Lectures 20
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course 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.

What are the 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.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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.

What 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.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Understanding the current job market
04:32

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.

03:03

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.

05:12

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

Section 2: Become interested and interesting
03:09

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!

03:18

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

04:16

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

03:44

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.

04:49

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

03:29

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

Section 3: Personal branding basics
03:40

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

04:02

An introduction to personal branding and how it is important.

02:51

How to start a blog to launch your personal brand

Section 4: How to make your university work for you
02:15

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.

04:32

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.

04:04

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

03:12

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.

02:56

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.

Section 5: How to use your unviersty for off campus influence
03:48

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.

07:59

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.

03:09

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

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Instructor Biography

Kyle Gray, 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.

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