Rural Online Initiative

Remote Job Search: Skills for Success

Registration opens starting October 5th!

Increase your chances of securing a remote job! This self-paced course is designed to supplement the Rural Online Initiative’s Master Remote Work Professional (MRWP) certificate course. It is not required to complete this certification before enrolling, but is highly recommended. This professional certificate requires approximately 10 hours to complete! 

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Course Overview

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Module 1: Introduction

Overview of the course, its objectives, and your role as both a student and a job seeker.

 
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Module 2: Types of remote work

Identify safe and credible remote work opportunities.

 
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Module 3: What virtual employers are looking for in candidates

Demonstrate remote work qualification to virtual employers.

 
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Module 4: What to look for in a virtual employer

Identify a target employer profile

 
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Module 5: The virtual hiring process

Prepare an online application and complete a virtual interview

 
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Module 6: Conclusion

In this section, we’ll recap key learnings from the course and identify next steps in obtaining virtual employment.

 

Course Fees

Course Start Date Course Fee Description
Ongoing/Open Enrollment     $25/Student Standard admission fee for in-state and out-of-state students.  
Ongoing/Open Enrollment  Free!    In-state graduates of the Rural Online Initiative’s Master Remote Work Professional (MRWP) certificate course have the opportunity to participate in the Remote Job Search: Skills for Success for free through the end of 2020! Please reach out to your assigned program coordinator to ask for the discount/participation code. 

FAQ's about the Course

The course fee is $25/participant.

In-state graduates of the Rural Online Initiative’s Master Remote Work Professional (MRWP) certificate course have the opportunity to participate in the Remote Job Search: Skills for Success for free! Please reach out to your assigned program coordinator for a discount/participation code. 

Yes! You can sign up for the course at any time and compete it at your own pace within 30 days of starting the course.

This self-paced course takes approximately 10 hours to complete. The course must be completed within 30 days of starting the course.

  1. Apply & pay for the course.
  2. Within the next 3 business days, you will be sent an email invitation to access the course. 
  3. Begin the modules. 

The course is graded on a pass/fail basis. To successfully complete the course, you will need to do all of the following:
  1. Complete all of the modules, including any assignments contained within each module
  2. Pass each assessment with a minimum score of 80 percent.
A course facilitator/coach will provide feedback on assignments and meet individually with program participants after all work has been submitted.

When you access the course that is hosted in Canvas, your instructor's contact information we be displayed. You will meet with your coordinator by Zoom at the end of the program for a one-on-one consultation to plan the next steps for your job search. If you have questions before then please email support@roi.usu.edu.