Career and Internship Preparation Class

Want to use Career Center services while earning academic credit? If so, the Career and Internship Preparation Class is for you!

Overview: The Career and Internship Preparation Class is a 1-unit course sponsored by Crown College and coordinated by the UCSC Career Center (it is listed on the course catalog as Crown 185). It is taught by our team of Career Advisers and is intended to help you identify your career values and goals and get you on track for being successful in finding meaningful work in your field of interest.

Topics covered:

  • Self-assessments to understand yourself and careers/internships that best fit your interests and personality preferences
  • Exploration of resources and techniques for finding and evaluating potential positions
  • Resume and cover letter writing
  • Interview techniques and preparation
  • Develop strategies for a successful job and internship search

Syllabus (pdf)

When offered: The course is offered every Fall, Winter, and Spring quarter and takes place on Wednesdays 2:00-3:30 in the Cervantes & Velasquez Conference Room (above the Bay Tree Bookstore).

Eligibility: This course is designed to help all undergraduate students at UCSC and the course typically includes a range of students from freshman to seniors with varying interests and levels of experience. All currently enrolled undergraduate students are eligible to take the course.

How to Enroll: On your myUCSC portal, add CRWN 185 to your shopping cart and enroll as you would any other academic course during either your specified enrollment appointment or open enrollment times. The course is limited to 30 students per quarter, so enroll as soon as you can!

*Note: If you are unable to take the course, you may utilize Career Center services to obtain all the information on the topics covered. Schedule an appointment with a Career Coach to get started!