CS 385: Computing Professions, Fall 2017
Course Schedule

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Topic Pre-class Post-class
Week 1
Aug. 22
Course introduction n/a Group survey (due at end of class)
Week 2
Aug. 29
Internships: discussion Initial resume draft (focus on content) Discussion reflection - see Moodle
Week 3
Sep. 5
Resume peer critiques New resume draft (formatting) Summary of critiques
Week 4
Sep. 12
Interview process overview New resume draft Research on a tech company
Week 5
Sep. 19
Graduate school Research a graduate program Reflections on graduate program
Week 6
Sep. 26
Coding interview overview -- Reflection; mid-semester feedback
Survey results
Week 7
Oct. 3
Guest lecturer Coding interview research Reflections
Weeks 8-10
Oct. 10, 17, 24
Class canceled due to apocalypse and illness
Week 11
Oct. 31
Cover letters
Nontechnical interview questions
Tech company research Cover letter
Week 12
Nov. 7
Nontechnical interview practice n/a Critiques of self and peers
Week 13
Nov. 14
Guest lecturer n/a Reflections
Week 14
Nov. 21
Technical interview practice n/a Critiques
Week 15
Nov. 28
Alumni panel Questions for panel Reflections on panel
Week 16
Dec. 5
Ethics, diversity, and inclusion Reading questions Feedback on class