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Getting a Job: Searching, Resume Writing, Elevator Pitching, and Interviewing

Dr. Nathan
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Enroll your kids in my dynamic 8-week course, where they'll master the art of job searching, crafting killer resumes, perfecting elevator pitches, and acing interviews! Give your children a head start and actual resumes and pitches to use.

Class Experience

8 lessons//8 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Finding Your Interests
- Introduction to self-assessment tools for identifying interests, skills, and values. - Activities to explore personal passions and potential career paths. - Instructor sharing his career journeys and insights.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
How to Search for Jobs
- Understanding different job search methods: online platforms, networking, and informational interviews. - Researching industries and businesses of interest. - Strategies for tailoring job searches to individual interests and goals.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Workshop: Interests and Job Search
- Group discussion and brainstorming sessions to refine career interests. - Hands-on practice with job search techniques and tools. - Peer feedback and support in navigating the job market.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Creating a Resume
- Basics of resume formatting, content, and design. - Identifying and highlighting relevant skills, experiences, and achievements. - Practical exercises to draft personalized resumes.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Workshop: Resume Review
- Instructor review and constructive feedback on resumes. - Guidance on refining and polishing resume content. - Tips for making resumes stand out to potential employers.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Creating an Elevator Pitch
- Understanding the purpose and importance of an elevator pitch. - Crafting a concise and compelling introduction that highlights skills and interests. - Practice sessions to deliver elevator pitches confidently.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Learning How to Interview
- Overview of different types of interviews and common interview questions. - Techniques for preparing responses and showcasing strengths. - Mock interview scenarios and feedback from peers.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Workshop: Mock Interviews
- Interactive mock interviews with peers and mentors. - Individualized feedback on interview performance and areas for improvement. - Strategies for managing nerves and projecting confidence during interviews.
  • The course aims to empower teens with the essential skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to embark on their career journeys successfully. - Self-Discovery: Help teens explore their interests, values, and strengths to gain clarity on potential career paths. - Job Search Skills: Equip teens with effective strategies for researching job opportunities, utilizing online platforms, and networking within industries of interest. - Resume Development: Enable teens to create professional and impactful resumes that highlight their skills, experiences, and achievements. - Elevator Pitch Creation: Guide teens in crafting concise and compelling elevator pitches to effectively introduce themselves and showcase their strengths to potential employers or networking contacts. -Interview Preparation: Provide teens with the knowledge and confidence to navigate different types of interviews, respond to common interview questions, and present themselves authentically. -Mock Interview Experience: Offer opportunities for teens to practice interview skills through realistic mock interview scenarios, receiving feedback to enhance their performance and confidence. - Career Exploration: Encourage teens to explore various career options, industries, and pathways, empowering them to make informed decisions about their future aspirations. - Communication and Collaboration: Foster communication skills, teamwork, and peer collaboration through interactive activities, group discussions, and workshops.
I have taught with Outschool since 2021 with my life skills courses being my most popular ones and I also operate my own coaching business which offers end-to-end consulting services for students and their families as they approach the private school and college application processes. 

My earlier career included technical, business, and leadership roles in global Fortune 100 companies and market-leading non-profit organizations. For those employers, I led various functions including corporate communications and project management, and I most recently worked as a Director of Human Resources where I advised executives, established strategic planning organizations, and led corporate internship programs that hired and trained college students. I am well connected with many private schools, universities, and market-leading companies, so I know what private high schools, universities, and employers look for in top candidates.

My formal educational background includes a Doctor of Education degree with concentrations in Organizational Leadership and Organizational Development. My research on how business leaders led teams using AI was published in 2023. I also earned an MBA with a concentration in Finance and a BA degree in English Language and Literature.

In summary, I have had an interesting and fulfilling career and I love to share my expertise with students who want to learn practical ways to improve themselves as they grow up. I especially enjoy partnering with parents who want to offer the very best educations for their children. Please ask me any questions and I will be more than happy to reply.
Homework Offered
Each student will compile a portfolio showcasing their resume, elevator pitch, and interview skills developed throughout the course. They will also reflect on their personal interests and career exploration journey and document them in writing so that they can use them in real world applications.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Students will take two self-assessments designed to help them to reflect on their growth and development in career readiness skills throughout the course.
Grades Offered
All handouts will be provided to students as part of the course.
This course does not contain any upsetting content nor 3rd party tools.
All of the content is developed by the instructor based on his years of experience.
Joined May, 2021
Teacher expertise and credentials
Doctoral Degree in Education
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree in English
What classes do I teach?

I teach classes that are meant to help students to be better prepared to live happier lives that are full of whatever opportunities that they will want to pursue. In my longest running courses, I teach students (1) how to... 
Group Class


weekly or $599 for 8 classes
1x per week, 8 weeks
50 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
2-12 learners per class

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