Career Skills

  • QST ES 110: Explore Your Career
    Questrom freshmen only. Required for all Questrom freshmen. This is the first in a series of required Questrom career management and skills development courses designed to equip students with the knowledge, tools, and skills needed to explore career opportunities and build their career management capabilities. This first year class will focus on career exploration within the broader context and scope of business careers. Students will explore personal values, interests, and skills as the foundation for career management. They will learn skills for exploring traditional and emerging industries, organizations, and occupations that align with their business and career aspirations. They will learn and apply basic career search tools and techniques as they begin their careers as Questrom students.
  • QST ES 210: Build Your Career Toolkit
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: QST ES110
    Builds upon ES110 to provide students with fundamental tools to assist them with individual career management. It is the second course in the Questrom's four year career management curriculum. Importantly, as sophomores, students will begin to chart their career path, work with The Feld Career Center (FCC), practice interviewing, develop a search strategy, and continue to build their personal "brand." 1 cr.
  • QST ES 215: Explore Your Career and Build Your Toolkit
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. For Questrom students only, and CGS students intending to continue to Questrom.
    Combines the content of ES110 and ES210. This is the first required Questrom career management and skills development course for students in their first semester as Questrom students who have not taken ES110. The course is designed to equip students with the knowledge, tools, and skills needed to explore career opportunities and build their career management capabilities. This course focuses on career exploration within the broader context and scope of business careers. Students will explore personal values, interests, and skills as the foundation for career management. They will learn skills for exploring traditional and emerging industries, organizations, and occupations that align with their business and career aspirations. They will learn and apply basic career search tools and techniques, craft a strong resume and cover letter, develop a search strategy, practice interviewing and informational conversations, and begin to network with Questrom students and alumni.
  • QST ES 310: Implement Your Career Plan
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: QST ES210 or QST ES215
    Questrom students only. Prerequisite: ES210 or ES215; Junior (or Senior) standing. Required for all Questrom students who have completed ES210 or ES215, followed by a full semester of additional work and academic experiences. This final course in the Questrom School of Business's progression of career courses is delivered in a series of intensive workshop- style classes and required out-of-class application assignments that are designed to help students hone their skills and execute their targeted search strategy to gain career-building internships and offers of employment. Students will enhance their toolkit, implement their career and internship search process, and learn about onboarding into a new internship or full-time job. The course focuses on building networking skills, enhancing interviewing skills for targeted industries, exploring global and ethical perspectives, accepting and negotiating job offers, onboarding, and building and maintaining a Questrom Career Community. Designated sections of this course will have a specific focus on addressing the unique career planning challenges and needs of international students and/or those seeking global careers.
  • QST ES 707: Career Management
    Students are in the driver's seat of their career and this course will equip them with the knowledge and skills needed to manage their next career steps. To participate effectively in class, students must review further information on course content, assessment access, and required pre-work on Questrom Tools -> PEMBA Career Site -> ES707 Content. They must also watch the pre-recorded webinars on Questrom Tools -> PEMBA Career Site -> Career Webinars prior to class.
  • QST ES 723: Career Management
    Career Management is one of the three elements of the Professional Skills course. This three semester professional development course series is designed to assist students in transforming interests into professional goals, and these goals into an MBA level, candidate-driven internship and job search. The Career Management course integrates a set of complementary resources and activities: self-assessment, career management tools, skill building opportunities, and active involvement in a career development team. The course will help students to determine professional goals; develop and implement a plan for achieving them; acquire the specific skills and experiences needed to become market ready; build a personal brand and professional network. A requirement of the course in the second year is the completion of a presentation on the student's summer internship after the first year.
  • QST SM 395: Mgmt Internship