OL 3875.01 Excellence in Academic Advising: Career Advising, 2024

  • 01/01/2024 - 12/31/2024

Although career advising isn’t the primary role of an academic adviser, holistic academic advising involves more than just course selection. Students routinely ask academic advisers career-related questions. The purpose of this course is to inform the career conversations you have with students and support you in identifying suitable referrals to career professionals and resources at Penn State.

Course Objectives

By the end of this training, you should be able to do the following:

  • Assist students when they ask you for advice on career topics.
  • Identify common choices made during college.
  • Explain how college majors are related to career pathways.
  • Identify and use valid and reliable career resources.
  • Recognize handoff points between academic advisers and career professionals.
  • Number: OL 3875.01
  • Category:
  • Mode: Self-guided
  • Duration: 30 Days
  • Time Commitment: 3-4 hours