METEO 497A Professional Development in the Atmospheric Sciences (1) Geared towards rising juniors, this one-credit course will offer practical advice and ample opportunities for reflection about one's standing within the major of Meteorology. The course will help to develop students professionally for a career in the atmospheric sciences and help to put them in the best possible position for their next step after graduation, be it a treasured job or graduate school. Topics will include professionalism and ethics, the value of improving presentation and writing skills, applying to graduate schools, career counseling, developing professional reference, etc. There will be guest speakers, including successful alumni, university staff and others whose participation will enhance the value of the class.
Professional Development in the Atmospheric Sciences (1)
General Education: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014 Future: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: 5th semester standing
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.