FREE online career building course
Providing you career-focused tips, tricks and techniques that won't break the bank.
Davenport University is offering a free class to individuals who have lost their jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic. The online career-building course, Communications 120 - Presentation Techniques, offers you an opportunity to hone your presentation skills, build your resume and enhance your LinkedIn profiles all while earning three college credits.
On top of that, you will also have the opportunity to work with Davenport’s Career Services department to receive personalized coaching on how to navigate your next interview and much more.
What are the eligibility requirements
- Must start the class during the spring (May 6) or summer (July 1) semester
- Must have been unemployed, laid-off or furloughed after March 1, 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic
- Must be a new student to Davenport University
Who can participate?
Any new student who has been laid-off or furloughed as a result of the coronavirus after March 1, 2020.
How do I apply for the free course?
Complete the form on this page or call admissions and ask to sign up for COMM 120E.
Do I need to provide my High School or previous college transcripts?
As a non-degree-seeking student, you do not need to provide your high school or previous college transcripts. If you decide to pursue an associates or bachelors degree you will need to provide your transcripts.
When will the course be offered?
Spring Session starting May 6, 2020 and Summer Session starting July 1, 2020.
How long is the course?
7 Weeks (5/6/2020- 6/28/2020 or 7/1/2020-8/18/2020)
Will I earn college credit?
Yes, the course is worth 3 college credits.
Will this course count towards an associates or bachelor degree program?
Yes, after the course is successfully completed it may be used towards completion of an associates or bachelor degree program at Davenport University.
Will I receive a grade in the course?
Will I have to pay for fees or a course book?
No, there will be $0 charged for this course, all fees and tuition are waived. The book will be provided through a free online education resource.
Will I be able to enroll in other courses while taking this course?
Yes but all fees and tuition will apply to the other course.