IT Practicum (Min of 486hrs)

IT Practicum (Min of 486hrs)

This course supports students embarking on their first applied practicum course in preparation for professional work as practitioners. The primary instructional strategies used are self-directed learning, self-assessment, peer teaching and reflective practice. These concepts are woven together using sound instructional design methodology. The course is framed around carefully considered course goals and specific, achievable learning outcomes that focus on the higher level learning competencies.
 




AnswersQuestions
GoalThe aim of an employee, employer, or company.
marketYour goal is to
yourself based on these competencies and on your achievements so far, both educational and in part-time jobs, either paid or volunteer.
Do's(Casual Casual) Think of what to wear
at a company picnic.
C.V.Curriculum Vitae
professional conferences, fundraising events, LinkedInWhile you can network anywhere, which of the following are the best places for professional networking?
Branding StatementOn a resume, it is a brief subtitle that declares what the applicant is known for, what they want to be known for, a top service, or a defining characteristic.
activeWhen describing your prior job experience and duties, use language.
basic interview questions."Why should we hire you?" "What are your strengths and weaknesses?" "What attracted you to this company?" These are all examples of
EmployabilityThe readiness, skills, qualifications, and ability a candidate has in relation to employment.
PromotionAn act where one employee gets given a higher rank or position in a company, usually coinciding with an increase in compensation, benefits, and responsibilities.
Gray-CollarDescribes jobs requiring technical skills, as a mix of blue- and white-collar work, often referring to such areas as IT engineering and policing.
OccupationA specific job by which someone earns a living.
Bert has a job; Ernie has a career.Bert works as a cashier in a bookstore for an hourly wage. He likes his work, but he doesn't want to be doing the same thing five years from now. On the other hand, Ernie works in a different bookstore. He started as a cashier and was promoted to a manager. Ernie has been learning about marketing, and five years from now he hopes to be working on marketing projects for his current bookstore or perhaps a different bookstore. Which of the following statements best fits this scenario?
He participated in online social media.Amin works as an advertising art director. He got his current position when a headhunter spotted the artwork he posted on his popular art blog and Instagram account. Which method did Amin use to develop his professional network?
12For the font, select a reasonable size. Anywhere between 9 and Answer points should be acceptable.
transferableWhat you do have are competencies that will work in a variety of jobs and industries.
narrowing choices by deciding what she doesn't likeCheyenne doesn't know what she wants to major in yet, but she knows that she has never enjoyed English or history classes. Which strategy is Cheyenne using to choose a major?
datesMake sure that there aren't gaps or overlaps in your . Attention to detail is vital when it comes to this.
Don'tNeon-color socks
Don'tTry out elaborate hairstyles.
Do'sHosiery must be worn
with skirts.
BenefitPrograms or some form of non-monetary compensation an employer may give as a perk to employees alongside monetary compensation.
Reverse-ChronologicalA resume format that highlights job history and allows placement of career peak at the top of the resume.
fontWhether you e-mail, fax, or mail your resume to prospective employers, you should try to keep your plain and easy to read.
Do's(Business Casual) You don't want to be too casual, but you also don't want to be too dressy.
a professional autobiography in outline form that shows your education, work experience, job-related skills, accomplishments, and moreWhich best describes a résumé?
Do's(Business Professional) Sweaters are allowed if you have a nice button up shirt underneath.
Balanced ScorecardManagement metric of performance used to identify different functions and their outcomes.
formalApplicants often sound robotic in attempts to sound Answer .
originalBe . Give the employer a reason to want to meet you.
Do'sHeels should be
no higher than two inches.
Career CounselingFrom a careers perspective, they may ask "why do you want to work in the healthcare industry?"
writing and speaking clearlyWhich of the following are skills that employers in a wide range of fields are looking for?
Do'sKeep hair out of your
face and brushed.
tradeWhen submitting your resume online, try concentrating on
industry-specific websites or professional/ organizations,
depending on how specific the skills and requirements are for your
industry.
CombinationA resume format for those who want to show off their skills before jumping into their work experience.
CareerA job or occupation regarded as a long-term or lifelong activity or pursuit.
Pink-CollarDescribes low-level to mid-level jobs in the service industry, usually, often referring to such work as waiting tables, teaching, secretarial duties, etc.
fellow students and graduating seniors.If you are looking for more information on choosing a major or career path from others who can best relate to your current situation, you should talk to
Background CheckInvestigation into the truth of a prospective candidate's statements from their submitted application and/or resume.
Lateral HiringRecruitment where an employee is hired for the same position and compensation as in their previous job.
simple, with a leather or metal strapWatches should be:
Foundation skillsare basic academic and behavioral characteristics from which to build competencies.
referencesProvide strong . Most family and friends will be happy to vouch for you as a 'good
person,' but you really want to find three people who will sit down and
give a written assessment of you as a person, and your job
capabilities.
ExperienceThe entirety of a candidate's past work history, including volunteer work and any knowledge and skills gained as a result of prior training, tasks, and responsibilities.
A strong musky spray is important when meeting clients.Men should be aware of all the following grooming tips, except for:
Do's(Casual Casual) Includes: Jeans, casual pants, t-shirts, tennis shoes
identifying your interests and aptitudes and trying out jobsWhich traits are typical of the stage of career development?
Do'sKeep hair, nails, and teeth well maintained.
education, work experience, relevant skills, contact informationWhich of the following should you include on a résumé?
marketYour goal is to yourself based on these competencies and on your
achievements so far, both educational and in part-time jobs, either paid
or volunteer.
Don'tWear trendy clothing.
Words used on a resume and cover letter which express physical or mental action.
 
Answer 1
Action Verbs
 
The entirety of a candidate's past work history, including volunteer work and any knowledge and skills gained as a result of prior training, tasks, and responsibilities.
 
Answer 2
Experience
 
A period of time between two jobs where an employee has no employment.
 
Answer 3
Employment Gap
 
A resume format for those who want to show off their skills before jumping into their work experience.
 
Answer 4
Combination
 
Personal details on a resume and cover letter, including addresses, phone numbers, and other info, which allow the employer or recruiter to reply to the candidate.
 
Answer 5
Contact Information
 
The sum of all remuneration and benefits given to an employee for work rendered.
 
Answer 6
Compensation
 
A letter sent with a resume or CV which briefly sums up a candidate's interest, relevance, and ability to do the job.
 
Answer 7
Cover Letter
 
An official document, usually accredited by a significant industry body, which attests to a candidate's proficiency, knowledge, or training in a particular field, software, course, industry, or hardware.
 
Answer 8
Certification
 
A situation where an employee quits or resigns due to a hostile work environment.
 
Answer 9
Constructive Dismissal
 
Management metric of performance used to identify different functions and their outcomes.
 
Answer 10
Balanced Scorecard
 
The time and days a candidate or employee is able to work.
 
Answer 11
Availability
 
Curriculum Vitae
 
Answer 12
C.V.
 
Work done as an occupation that takes up a significant period of one's life and employment history.
 
Answer 13
Career
 
Programs or some form of non-monetary compensation an employer may give as a perk to employees alongside monetary compensation.
 
Answer 14
Benefit
 
A document a candidate prepares and submits to a company in hopes of obtaining a position.
 
Answer 15
Application
 
Someone who has applied for employment, a position, or for a project in return for compensation.
 
Answer 16
Applicant
 
On a resume, it is a brief subtitle that declares what the applicant is known for, what they want to be known for, a top service, or a defining characteristic.
 
Answer 17
Branding Statement
 
Investigation into the truth of a prospective candidate's statements from their submitted application and/or resume.
 
Answer 18
Background Check
 
The history of institutionalized instruction listed on a resume, such as high school, university, or vocational school.
 
Answer 19
Education
 
Recognition and wins from previous positions a candidate includes on their resume to stand out.
 
Answer 20
Achievement
 
A person who works for another person or a company to learn a trade and the skills required of that trade.
 
Answer 21
Apprenticeship
 
The collective beliefs and values shared by employees in a given company's work environment.
 
Answer 22
Corporate Culture
 
It is a quick statement one makes to sell their candidacy to an employer.
 
Answer 23
Branding Statement
 
Questions asked during an interview about past work experience and how a candidate has handled certain situations or scenarios in the past.
 
Answer 24
Behavioral Interview Question
 
The readiness, skills, qualifications, and ability a candidate has in relation to employment.
 
Answer 25
Employability
Match the term/details with its feature/s or descriptions.
Do's(Casual Casual) Includes: Jeans,
casual pants, t-shirts,
tennis shoes
Purple SquirrelRecruitment slang term referring to a recruit or job candidate that has just the right amount of skills, education, experience, and qualifications needed for a particular job.
Do'sKeep hair, nails, and
teeth well maintained.
Format (File)A standard of saving and storing a digitized version of a resume or cover letter. Popular file formats include .DOCX and .PDF.
Do's(Business Casual) Keep your attire classy
and timeless.
Resume tipsare words of wisdom that experienced resume writers have gathered over many years of writing job specific resumes.
Do'sTattoos should be covered,
whether with clothing, shoes
or make up.
Use action verbs and phrases.Katie is nervous about her upcoming job opportunities and wants to make sure that her résumé is perfect. What is the best advice for her?
Green-CollarDescribes jobs in environmental sectors, often referring to such work as energy conservation and sustainability.
ApplicantSomeone who has applied for employment, a position, or for a project in return for compensation.
create a list of your skills and match your skills to job types that use those skillsWhich of the following can career quizzes help you do?
CompensationThe sum of all remuneration and benefits given to an employee for work rendered.
Do'sKeep hair out of your face and brushed.
his childhood interests, his personality traits, his pre-existing skillsDaryll has a lot of interests, but is having a hard time narrowing down what he wants to study and what type of career he wants to have. Which of the following can best help him choose a career?
Do'sWear solid colors or muted patterns.
an award earned in your fieldWhich of the following is a professional accomplishment that could go on a résumé?
Format (Resume)The layout and structure of the resume.
oneKeep it to page. No one wants to scan through two or more pages of
your long-winded accomplishments and experience unless you have many
years of experience.
in-depth career exploration and identifying talents and interestsDimitri was initially interested in pre-med with plans to become a doctor. He job-shadowed a doctor at a hospital, and he was fascinated by the careful combination of drugs the doctor used to treat patients. Dimitri remembers that he has always done well in his chemistry classes. He chooses to major in organic chemistry. Which steps did Dimitri take to help him choose a major?
ShadowingPractice where a new employee follows another employee and learns the new job details by observation and trial.
functional resume formatThe , which focuses attention on skills and achievements, rather than a chronological listing of jobs ideal for recent grads.
Never.Fingernails should always be long so you can reach the top of your keyboard.
childhood hobbiesWhich of the following should NOT be included on a résumé?
Do'sUse deodorant.
Action VerbsWords used on a resume and cover letter which express physical or mental action.
keywordsWriting a great resume is an art form, particularly now that are so crucial to a resume's success.
your whole lifeHow long should you continue to learn after college?
cover letterYour Answer is really part of your resume. Therefore, it is equally important.
personableWhen it comes to writing a good cover letter, make it .
Full-TimeWork that takes up an employee's regular hours, usually designated as around 40 hours per week.
Career DevelopmentThe process of identifying and implementing career activities that cause change for the purpose of growth.
Templatesare useful when you have to write and format a resume but do not have the time.
Online PresenceCollective term for profiles, photos, texts, videos, and other media available publicly via the internet.
Don'tNails should be long and painted with glitters.
Do'sNails should be painted
a natural color.
Don'tShow you fun personality by dyeing your hair pink and blue.
PortfolioA curated collection of a candidate's work and project history given alongside a resume and cover letter to highlight samples of past projects in order to obtain a new job.
connect with your parents' friends as network contactsWhich of the following will be most beneficial to help you grow your professional network?
Elevator PitchIt is a quick statement one makes to sell their candidacy to an employer.
JobseekerSomeone who is actively seeking employment.
Behavioral Interview QuestionQuestions asked during an interview about past work experience and how a candidate has handled certain situations or scenarios in the past.
CertificationAn official document, usually accredited by a significant industry body, which attests to a candidate's proficiency, knowledge, or training in a particular field, software, course, industry, or hardware.
hard copiesEven if you don't snail-mail your resume to employers, you should have on hand to bring to interviews.
front-loadAn approach that is generally used while writing industry-specific
resumes is to "" the resume with keywords early in the
document.
Do's(Business Casual) Modest skirt or
pants and an
appropriate blouse.
resume objectiveIt may take you a few tries to craft your Answer into something that reads well and sums up your professional and personal capabilities, but it's worth it when you can present something uniquely "you" that will entice employers.
Cover LetterA letter sent with a resume or CV which briefly sums up a candidate's interest, relevance, and ability to do the job.
Hard SkillsSpecific abilities and know-how, such as knowledge of a particular software program.
Do's(Business Casual) Wear some neutral colors, but add one pop of color.
professorFor new college graduates with entry level resumes,
have a write a recommendation, along with a peer who you
worked with in a group setting, and a supervisor from an internship.
employerIn your cover letter and resume, mirror (truthfully) the skills and requirements that the Answer is looking for.
Employment GapA period of time between two jobs where an employee has no employment.
Do's(Business Casual) It might mean
wearing a polo
instead of a button
up shirt.
cover letterYour is really part of your resume. Therefore, it is equally important.
EducationThe history of institutionalized instruction listed on a resume, such as high school, university, or vocational school.
Outline (Resume)A plan or description of a resume that occurs prior to the first draft which allows for a more accurate and better-structured resume.
Career CoachingFrom a careers perspective, once an individual decides he/she wants to
pursue a career in healthcare, the coach will show the individual how to
organize his/her activities in order to explore options and find jobs
within that industry, providing encouragement along the way.
resume objectiveIt may take you a few tries to craft your into
something that reads well and sums up your professional and personal
capabilities, but it's worth it when you can present something uniquely
"you" that will entice employers.
Don'tYou can have a minimum of two pierced holes per ear.
35A resume containing 25- keywords is the general rule for a
job-specific resume, so if you have fewer than that number, try to fill
each section of your resume with relevant keywords in varying forms.
LicenseA certification by a governing or legal body that certifies the holder has the stated skill, ability, hours, or lessons.
TRUEWhenever you enter a room for the first time, it takes only a few seconds for people you've never met to form perceptions about you and your abilities.
reasons why you left your last positionWhich of the following should you AVOID in your cover letter?
Career ManagementHandling different aspects of a career activity successfully, usually in
the form of meeting pre-established activity objectives.
Do'sHandbags should match your
outfit.
written and oral communication skillsEmployers have said that when they hire, they place the greatest value on skills that cut across all majors. Which is an example of those types of skills?
Don'tNose ring is a fashion statement and a piece of conversation with the HR Manager.
Don't(Business Professional) Wearing a tie is not necessary.
AchievementRecognition and wins from previous positions a candidate includes on their resume to stand out.
achievementsAlways include numbers, percentages, and specific amounts in your job descriptions to back up your .
Follow-UpA brief note, email, or phone call that reminds the employer that a candidate has submitted a resume or job application and is awaiting a response.
OnboardingThe process at a company by which newly-hired employees are brought up to speed on the company, the company culture, responsibilities, and job roles.
Red-CollarAn unofficial term used to describe government work or the workers therein.
Formattingshould highlight your accomplishments, not draw attention away from them.
conciseBe clear and . Be short and to the point in describing your responsibilities.
Do's(Business Professional) Look the best you can.
individualUse a template if you lack the time to write a highly resume.
hobbiesDon't add and interests. When an interviewer asks you to tell
them about yourself, it is always work-related -they really don't want to
know about your love for sailboats
being a good listener, demonstrating common sense, having the ability to work under pressureWhich of the following are "soft skills"?
Contact InformationPersonal details on a resume and cover letter, including addresses, phone numbers, and other info, which allow the employer or recruiter to reply to the candidate.
The correct answer is 'True'.Whenever you enter a room for the first time, it takes only a few seconds for people you've never met to form perceptions about you and your abilities.
Do'sThe color of you socks should match the shoes.
Do'sTattoos should be covered, whether with clothing, shoes or make up.
problem-solving and adaptabilityWhich of the following are transferable skills?
InterviewA meeting between a candidate and an employer or representative of a prospective company.
earn a certificate or degree in collegeYou are a college-ready student if you have the necessary knowledge, skills, and professional behaviors to do which of the following?
Entry-level WorkersThey are generally characterized as having one year or less of work experience, and/or newly graduated from high school or college.
Don'tWear overpowering cologne or perfume.
experienceAlways personalize your resume for the position you are applying for.
This will allow the potential employer to associate your with
their job opening.
Do's(Business Professional) Sweaters are allowed if
you have a nice button
up shirt underneath.
Don't(Casual Casual) Short shorts, spaghetti
strap tank tops, tube
tops, or shirts with
profanity or graphics
IndustryAn organized economic activity connected with production, manufacture,
and/or construction of a particular product/service or range of
products/services.
Don'tMatch the nails and your outfit.
Constructive DismissalA situation where an employee quits or resigns due to a hostile work environment.
Do's(Business Casual) You can step away
from the basic colors
of blue, white and
gray slightly.
using Adobe Photoshop, operating a buzzsaw, speaking Mandarin ChineseWhich of the following are examples of "hard skills"?
AvailabilityThe time and days a candidate or employee is able to work.
EmployabilityIt refers to possessing a set of core skill groups that are transferable from job-to-job and from industry-to-industry.
12For the font, select a reasonable size. Anywhere between 9 and points should be acceptable.
CareerWork done as an occupation that takes up a significant period of one's life and employment history.
linguistics, sociology, social workFreya isn't sure exactly what career she wants after she graduates, but she knows she enjoys learning languages and likes helping people. She especially wants to work with people from other countries such as immigrants or refugees. She is considering working as a translator or some kind of aid worker. Which of the following options best lists the majors Freya should consider?
professorFor new college graduates with entry level resumes, have a Answer write a recommendation, along with a peer who you worked with in a group setting, and a supervisor from an internship.
salary historyDon't state salary information or a . You don't want to be
passed over based on a range that they are either unable or unwilling
to pay.
Don't(Business Professional) Plain t-shirt or polo
with khakis, jeans, or
shorts.
Corporate CultureThe collective beliefs and values shared by employees in a given company's work environment.
chronological orderPresent your jobs in reverse , beginning with the most recent.
alumniMost colleges and universities have ________ programs with networking resources to help you make important connections pertaining to your future career.
Don't(Casual Casual) Shirt and tie is
required.
While Kyle's career path has changed from what he originally intended, his major still provides him with necessary skills and knowledge he can use in his new career path.Kyle is in the last year of his pre-med major and plans to be a doctor. He interns at a hospital to gain experience and help pay for school. While at the hospital, Kyle sees a lot of nurses who are frustrated with some of the medical equipment and tools, and Kyle has a few ideas for designing better medical tools. Instead of going on to medical school, Kyle decides he wants to start a business designing and selling medical equipment to hospitals. Which of the following statements is true of Kyle?
Do's(Business Casual) Modest skirt or pants and an appropriate blouse.
Don't(Casual Casual) A suit is preferred
but you can wear a
blazer.
Competenciesare a combination of skills, abilities, and knowledge needed to accomplish a specific task.
personal satisfaction, enjoyment, opportunity to use skills and abilities, and personal developmentBesides the pay, what other factors do college graduates typically consider critical when making career choices?
Don'tNose ring is a fashion statement and a piece of conversation with the HR Manager.
employerIn your cover letter and resume, mirror (truthfully) the skills and requirements that the is looking for.
Do's(Business Ready) Nice slacks, button
up shirt and tie
Do'sClosed
toe pumps are preferred.
Don'tWear beards
and mustaches - they project a powerful image.
Do'sHosiery must be
plain, neutral colored.
InternshipA position, often held by students and those new to employment and often without pay, which offers training and real-world experience in a particular company.
Career PlanningThe planning process usually includes the following steps:
Self-Assessment, identifying and exploring career options; setting goals
and planning action steps to achieve those goals; taking action in
accordance with the career plan (e.g., write a resume).
ProfessionAn occupation that requires extensive education or specialized training to practice in the profession.
bullets(Formatting) Simple will best separate your duties and skills.
intellectual and personal growthIn addition to financial- and employment-related reasons, which of the following is the main purpose of college?
companyDo your research on line, in publications and in professional
associations to learn as much as you can about the and job you
are applying to.
ApprenticeshipA person who works for another person or a company to learn a trade and the skills required of that trade.
competenciesAs an entry level, the approach you take will depend on your college major, your part-time
work experience while in high school and college and on the you've developed.
ageWhich one will people NOT perceive based solely from your appearance?
TemplatesAnswer are useful when you have to write and format a resume but do not have the time.
Experienced WorkersThey are generally characterized as having a significant number of years of work experience, and/or are 40 years of age or older.
Do's(Business Casual) You don't want to be too casual, but you also
don't want to be too dressy.
Management StyleAn employee's or prospective candidate's brand of leadership.
Do's(Business Professional) Slacks or a modest
skirt, a matching
jacket, a button up
shirt or equivalent
blouse, closed toe plain
heels.
Letter of RecommendationA letter which a reference sends to an employer to vouch for one's work ethic, character, qualifications, employment history, or skills.
formalApplicants often sound robotic in attempts to sound .
positionBefore opting for a specific resume template, find out if it is suitable for the you're applying for.
Do'sHosiery must be worn with skirts.
Do's(Business Ready) Nice slacks, button up shirt and tie
cleaned and polished.Shoes for both men and women should be:
Career TransitionSuch transitions involve a series of integrated steps to get back on
their feet including to include transferable skills assessment, stress
and time management, and re-education.
the process by which people build relationships with one another for the purpose of helping one another achieve professional goalsNetworking is best defined as which of the following?
Do's(Business Casual) Wear some neutral colors,
but add one pop of color.
ApplicationA document a candidate prepares and submits to a company in hopes of obtaining a position.