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2022 Spring

PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP - ART350/HSS350, HUM698, JRN350, POS341/POS541 Spring 2022


Course
Yulia Sheveleva
For information about registration please contact our admissions.

Lessons

Here is the course outline:

1. Course Introduction

Feb 17 8:15am .. 11:15am, Room 2.07 / MS Teams

Required. Practical info about the course and its requirements. Required and optional class meeting. Assignments. Internship requirements. You will meet AAU Career Development Specialist and will learn how you can benefit from career counseling.

2. Professional Branding: CVs & Beyond.

Feb 24 8:15am .. 11:15am, Room 2.07 / MS Teams

Required. Establishing and maintaining your professional brand. CV writing: make it concise and eye-catching. Cover letter: why and how to write one. LinkedIn - a powerful modern tool to nurture your professional network.

3. The Importance of a Job Interview

Mar 10 8:15am .. 11:15am, Room 2.07 / MS Teams

Required. Purpose of a job interview and your role there. Interview types. What to do before, during and after an interview. Dealing with nervousness.

4. Challenges and Conflicts at the Workplace. Salary Negotiations.

Mar 17 8:15am .. 11am, Room 2.07 / MS Teams

Required. Challenging situations you can face at work and dealing with them in practice. Conflict resolution. How and when to negotiate salary. What is a burnout and how to prevent it?

5. Industry Insider 1. Internships: Why Should You Do Them and How to Find One.

Mar 24 9am .. 11am, Room 1.17 / MS Teams

Optional. Guest speakers: (1) Tomas Hulle, Founder of European Center for Career Education, Co-Owner of Xflow.cz (2) Katerina Siblova, 3rd year AAU student, BA in Journalism and Communications, PR and Marketing Intern in Fall 2021, (3) Marketa Novakova, 3rd year AAU student, BA in Visual Art Studies, Intern in the Production & Graphic Studio in Fall 2021.

6. Czech Work Visas for Non-EU Citizens

Apr 7 9am .. 11am, Room 2.07 / MS Teams

Optional. Guest speaker: Martin Faů, Foreigners.cz Residency options in Czechia for students and graduates. EU nationals and their family members vs 3rd country nationals - who needs a work permit? Working after student visa and "other" visa. Self-employment, freelancing, own business.

7. Staying Productive in the Digital Age

Apr 14 8:15am .. 11am, Room 2.07 / MS Teams

Required. Speaker: Lukas Havranek, GrowJOB Institute How to stay productive and get things done in the digital age? Attention, deep work, distractions. Mindfulness. Meditation.

8. Industry Insider 2. Recruitment.

Apr 21 9am .. 11am, Room 2.07 / MS Teams

Optional. Guest speaker: Tereza Kickova, previously Recruiting Consultant at Hays, currently PhD candidate and researcher on impact of authentic leadership on employees. Tips on job search from a professional recruiter.

9. Industry Insider 3. Diplomacy and PR

Apr 28 9am .. 11am, Room 2.07 / MS Teams

Optional Guest speaker: Jiri Sebek, currently Corporate & Government Affairs Manager CZ/SK/HU at Mondelēz International, previously worked in research, public administration, diplomacy and public relations in Europe, North America and Australia.

10. Industry Insider 4. NGOs & Philanthropy

May 5 9am .. 11am, Room 2.07 / MS Teams

Optional. Guest speaker: Melissa Durda, Senior Director, Philanthropy at Synergos and Holistic Life Coach. Previously a Philanthropy and Corporate Partnership Specialist at Forum 2000.

11. Industry Insider 5. Journalism and Freelance

May 12 9am .. 11am, Room 2.07 / MS Teams

Optional. Guest speaker: Morgan Childs, Freelance Journalist, Podcast Producer

12. Experience Take-Aways

May 19 9am .. 11am, MS Teams only

Required.

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