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Job search and languages

Objectives


Job search Modules, French and English
At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain
(main concepts):
How to find a work placement (and later on a job) and grasp the
differences between methods in France and English-speaking countries.
The student will be able to:
- do a personal assessment, and start elaborating a professional project
- use current research tools (web, online networks, company websites) to conduct
a documentary survey on recruitment
- seek placements matching his aim and profile
- find and analyse an English advertisement in his future field
- adapt a resume and cover letter for a specific job-application
- write a resume in English based on different models according to country
- show the application meets the company's requirements
- prepare for an interview (self-knowledge, company awareness, preparation
of adequate questions)
-show adequate degree of proficiency in job-search-related technical English to be
able to take an interview
Second-language course
Objectives are defined according to European specifications for the five language
skills and specific to the various languages proposed - German, Spanish, Chinese -
and to students' levels. For further information, see: https://moodle.insa-toulouse.fr/
course/view.php?id=44
Whenever possible, if language skills are sufficient
- analyse a job ad
- simulate a job interview
- write resume and cover letter
Remedial English
This module is available to students in certain very specific cases, as a substitute
for LV2.

Needed prerequisite

Mastery of French (for TRE module)

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...