young man in business suit smiling

Career Development

Gloria Steinem remarked that "dreaming, after all, is a form of planning." Have a dream job? Let's make it a career plan.

Skip Navigation LinksHome > Degrees and Programs > Career Development

Career Development


Contact Information

Counseling

counseling@inverhills.edu
651-450-3508
College Center 2nd floor

Admissions Team

admissions@inverhills.edu
651-450-3000
College Center

Academic and career planning can be a daunting task. Our career development courses offer you a step-by-step guide with one-on-one assistance to make the process as easy and effective as possible. You can also gain practical, real-world experience through community-based learning in the workforce as a smart way to help you analyze potential career paths.

Skip Navigation LinksHome > Degrees and Programs > Career Development

Course Descriptions

CRDV 1100  Career Exploration and Planning   1.0 cr

Designed for students interested in gaining the essential information needed for career and educational planning decisions. To assist in the process, students complete assessment inventories, become competent users of numerous career and educational planning resources, and ultimately identify and explore career options. Appropriate for students who are undecided about their major and for students who have direction but want more information regarding career and academic planning.

CRDV 1190  Field Experience   3.0 cr

Provides a supervised practical community based learning experience in a wide variety of settings. Its purpose is to assist the student in analyzing the career possibilities of that work placement and to develop employment related skills. Students spend a minimum of 40 hours per credit on the job and attend a seminar/meetings on campus. Student is responsible for own transportation to work site. Prereq: Completion of 15 semester hours at IHCC, be in good academic standing, completion of an application, and acceptance into the program by counseling faculty. Can be repeated once max 6 credits.

CRDV 1191  Field Experience   6.0 cr

Provides a supervised practical community based learning experience in a wide variety of settings. Its purpose is to assist the student in analyzing the career possibilities of that work placement and to develop employment related skills. Students spend a minimum of 40 hours per credit on the job and attend a seminar/meetings on campus. Student is responsible for own transportation to work site. Prereq: Completion of 15 semester hours at IHCC, be in good academic standing, completion of an application, and acceptance into the program by counseling faculty.

CRDV 2100  Job Search Strategies   1.0 cr

Designed to assist students with identifying effective job search strategies including professional skills and resources needed to obtain employment, internships, volunteer, informational interviews and other relevant employment experience. Students will prepare a resume and cover letter as well as develop a networking plan. In addition, students will begin to learn about the interview process and begin to develop interviewing skills.

Skip Navigation LinksHome > Degrees and Programs > Career Development

Meet the Faculty

{{ user.firstName }} {{ user.lastName }}

{{ user.title }}

{{ user.p }}
{{ user.o }}
Skip Navigation LinksHome > Degrees and Programs > Career Development

Why Inver Hills?

Taking Career Development courses at Inver Hills is smart on several key levels:

  1. You will receive an excellent education with one-on-one interactions with Career Development counselors
  2. You will get firsthand practical experience working in the real world through community-based learning
  3. You will save money and continue your academic and professional careers with less student debt *

* On a national scale, student loan debt has mushroomed to $1.2 trillion, which is greater than credit card debt and auto loan debt combined. In Minnesota, the average debt for four-year grads tops $30,000; 70 percent carry a student debt load.

Tuition and fees for one year at Inver Hills costs a little less than $5,300. Compare that to $15,000 to $20,000 at a for-profit college, or $40,000 to $50,000 at a private college or university. You can complete your first two years at Inver getting a topflight education firsthand from Ph.D. instructors and then transfer to a four-year as a junior all while saving thousands of dollars. It's a no-brainer.

Additional resources

Academic Calendar

Inver Hills News

View more news

Facebook