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Idaho State University

Career and Life Planning Classes

(Counseling 1150)

This is a 1 credit course taught each semester in both Pocatello and Idaho Falls that is basically a semester-long career counseling appointment. It emphasizes self-understanding and the career decision-making process.

There are currently 3 sections taught in Pocatello in the Career Center Classroom (Museum building room 418) and 1 section in Idaho Falls (Center for Higher Ed room 307).

This class helps you:

  • Research ISU majors and careers to find one that fits for you based on your skills, interests, values, personality, and other variables.
  • Take career personality and interest assessements.
  • Clarify your personal and work values.
  • Look at occupational trends and specific job outlooks.
  • Write an effective resume.
  • And much more.

Course Description: Centers on theories and actual processes of effective decision-making with direct application to participants' short and long range life goals. Course will emphasize self-understanding and methods for gathering appropriate external information. Career decisions are emphasized.