JobFocus: Historic Preservation Studies
This course, presented online in a self-paced format, combines lectures and interactive exercises that will help you to understand better the job market and employer expectations in historic preservation. You will translate a market assessment into an understanding of who the players are and what jobs are available in historic preservation; complete a personal inventory to determine areas for development and help you to construct your professional pitch; differentiate between passive versus active job search approaches; demonstrate the difference between action and result format versus job responsibilities, while highlighting past experience in your résumé; and gain strategies to use during your interviews and job search in historic preservation.
You'll Walk Away with
- An understanding of market expectations and jobs available in historic preservation
- A résumé, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile that are specific to historic preservation
- Strategies to be better prepared in job interviews for historic preservation positions
- Best practices for conducting a job search in historic preservation that combines networking and online applications