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Career Search for the Professional Environment

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ABUS 3051

Delivery Method
Fully online
Tuition | Fees

About This Course

This is a two-credit upper-division elective course that prepares students for the transition from college to full-time employment or an internship, or to make a career change. It is appropriate for any student who is interested in gaining practical knowledge about career planning and job search skills and exploring career paths and options.


Carol Klempka
Carol Klempka

MA, leadership and BA, human services, Concordia University

Carol Klempka is currently the program chair of the B.A. Business Program at Concordia University. She has been working in higher education and teaching online since 1998 and has developed leadership curricula focusing on process, ethics, strategies, and execution. Ms. Klempka has had the opportunity to help adult learners hone their skills and discover their leadership potential.

  • ABus 3051 - Career Skills in the Professional Environment for Juniors and Seniors
  • ABus 4105 - Becoming an Authentic Leader in an Applied Business Setting
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Alyssa Maples

MA, counseling and psychological services, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; BA, child psychology, University of Minnesota

Alyssa has been working at the U since 2011 in various roles as an instructor, career counselor, and academic advisor. She enjoys assisting students to develop skills and confidence that they can take forward into their professional lives. 

  • ABUS 3051 − Career Skills in the Professional Environment for Juniors and Seniors