“Students learn by becoming involved” —AstinPresented By: Eric McDanel and Antonio Banks
Co Curricular = Extra Curricular Both in and out of classroom involvement, which encourages development of key skills that will help you become a well rounded student
Learn how to effectively communicate transferable skills Improve your marketability for prospective employment and graduate admission Be able to identify and strengthen skills through various involvement Increase your knowledge of student services on campus and how these programs can assist you in achieving your goals Develop networking relationships with faculty, staff, community members and employees Gain a clear understanding of learning which takes place both inside and outside of the classroom
Ace is a 5 Step Process designed to help you identify opportunities to get involved at CSUF and to learn how to document, articulate and utilize your experiences.
Considerwhat skills you want to develop to support the following: academics career goals hobbies and special interests communities with which you want to connect with Developa plan which will serve as a guide for your personal exploration.
Get involved early Strengthen and develop various skills by becoming an active participant in your university and community. Research and identify various opportunities on and off campus
Reflecting on your experiences will help you to understand the true value of your involvement This step allows you to think of your involvement and identify: what you have learned skills you have developed or fine tuned and how to effectively articulate them on paper
Keep a record of your experiencesThis step will enable you to document your experiences on a Co-curricular Achievement Record worksheet (CAR). (Available in our office)
Applythe skills and knowledge you have gained through your co curricular involvement in your career, networking opportunities and resume
For additional questions contact the Student OrganizationResource Center (SORC), located in TSU 247 (714)278-7622 firstname.lastname@example.org