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CS 491 PDO - Seminar - Professional Development

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Seminar on topics of current interest as announced in the Class Schedule. Course Information: 0 to 4 undergraduate hours. 0 to 4 graduate hours. Approved for S/U grading only. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary to a maximum of 4 hours. Prerequisite: As specified for each topic offering, see Class Schedule or departmental course description.

Special Instructions:

The goal of this course is to inform students about a variety of career-oriented topics in computer science and assist them in planning and preparing for the next step in their career. This will cover career opportunities and pathways for those with undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in computer science and will include discussion of aspects of graduate studies such as admissions, funding, and success in graduate school. The course will also cover practical issues such as internships, resumes/CVs, finding a job, interviewing, job negotiations, company work environments. Presentations about these topics will involve a variety of invited speakers in an interactive seminar environment. This section will be taught asynchronous online.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 1

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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