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Mentoring for Career Development


New Course – Fall 2019:   EDA6931

This is a Special Topics course that is 3 graduate credits – face to face or fully online!

This is an elective course that is open to ANY graduate level student, any major, and staff!

Course Description: This course will be beneficial to those who are getting ready to launch a career, or

already working. Mentoring is for everyone! Learn how to set smart career goals, how to identify and seek the best mentor for yourself, be a mentor, and guide a mentoring program. You will develop greater self‐understanding as you prepare to be an effective protégé and mentor.

For further information, contact:  Dr. Linda Searby –

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