Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After completing this module, the students

  • are able to describe their skills, motivation, and strengths
  • can analyse and express characteristics of their skills profile based on studies and work experience
  • have practiced writing job search documents (e.g. a CV)
  • can describe the importance of self-efficacy beliefs and self-compassion for shaping their future

Credits: 1

Schedule: 02.10.2023 - 05.02.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Bruno Dufau Mattos, Seija Leppänen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course consists of online exercises and some teaching sessions (these can be realised as online sessions or contact teaching). The course contents facilitate the students' career planning. The exercises concentrate on helping the students to find their motivation factors, understand their basic values, analysing their skills and personal strengths, which is achieved through self reflection. Based on the reflection, the students update their CVs, and get professional feedback on this document. 

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Finalising the exercises, participating (some of ) the teaching sessions

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    27 h = 1 ECTS

    Online exercises and teaching sessions


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I - Spring III
    2023-2024 Autumn I - Spring III

    Enrollment :

    Only for AMIS students. The same course is provided to the students of Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering as part of the CHEM-E0105 Academic Learning Community. These students enroll via MyCourses. 

    A course implementation may be cancelled if the number of students enrolled to the course implementation does not meet the required minimum of five students. In the case of cancelled course implementations, the students enrolled to them must be provided with an alternative way of completing the course or be advised to take some other applicable course.