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Learn More About WORKING ACROSS CULTURES Micro-credential
Once you’ve earned a micro-credential, share it widely across various social media platforms (think adding it to your LinkedIn profile), with your contacts, and the greater community – thus enhancing your professional profile. You can also list it on your resume, refer to it in your cover letters, and use it as a talking point during interviews to introduce the skills you have developed.
About the Working Across Cultures Micro-credential
This micro-credential documents that you’ve developed certain key competencies that the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has designated as being essential for new college grads. Specifically, it indicates to potential employers that you have demonstrated skills in the areas of:
Global Equity & Inclusion: Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage and include people from different local and global cultures. Engage in anti-racist practices that actively challenge the systems, structures, and policies of racism by demonstrating openness, inclusiveness, and ability to interact respectfully with diverse groups.
Cross-Cultural Communication: Articulating thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively verbally and in writing taking into account cultural differences.
Career & Self Development: Proactively develop oneself and one’s career through continual personal and professional learning, awareness of one’s strengths and weaknesses, navigation of career opportunities, and networking to build relationships within and without one’s organization, Develop plans and goals for one’s future career.
Professionalism: Knowing work environments differ greatly, understand and demonstrate effective work habits, and act in the interest of the larger community and workplace.
REQUIREMENTS TO EARN THE WORKING ACROSS CULTURES MICRO-CREDENTIAL
Of course, there are specific requirements that must be met in order to earn this micro-credential, including:
Successfully completing each module of the Working Across Cultures Micro-Credential online curriculum during the allotted time, including recording and saving your reflection documents as instructed and actively engaging with and posting responses to the Challenges.
Completing all of your internship work hours and receiving a positive final evaluation from your internship supervisor.
Submitting your final deliverables during the last week of the semester, including your elevator speech, final LinkedIn profile, and a video, blog, or similar creative deliverable which presents
the outcomes/results of the internship experience.
HOW TO SIGN UP
If you’re interested in earning this micro-credential, please message your instructor by the beginning of the second week of your internship.
Are you an employer or educational professional? Learn more about specific learning objectives and required activities.