Scope: This online course was specifically designed to help college students with their career development and to connect classroom learning with real world career development opportunities. Our video based curriculum, workbook, and DreamJobbing site teach students, and give them the tools, to network and connect with professionals in their favorite careers. See course outline below.
Sequence: With educators in mind, we have made this course self-paced so it is easy to add to any existing curriculum or dedicated class. Students can also complete the course 100% from home. The course is flexible and adaptable and can be taught over the course of days, weeks, or even months based on what is best for the professors and students.
Video 1: Welcome Video
Video 2: Introduction to the Teacher – DreamJobbing Co-Founder Alex Boylan
Video 3: Course Overview
Video 5: The Art of Networking
Video 6: Sample DreamJobbing Video Profiles
Video 6: Writing YOUR Perfect Video Cover Letter Script/ The Ultimate Pitch Script
Video 7: Recording YOUR Video Cover
Video 8: Creating Your DreamJobbing Profile and Uploading Your Video Cover Letter
Video 9: Connecting with Professionals
Video 10: Interviewing a Professional
Video 11: Building a Relationship with your New Contacts
Video 12: Apply for DreamJob Experiences, Opportunities and more!
In addition to the workbook and course is an included digital series named "5 Questions With..." where instructor Alex Boylan interviews top professionals about their career. This series covers a wide range of industries and is informative and engaging – inspiring students to pursue their dream careers. In addition, students will have access to the “DreamJobbing With…” video series of over 50 interviews with professionals.
5 Questions With Lisa Hennessy (Executive Producer) (9:02)
5 Questions with Scot Cru (International TV Executive) (7:52)
5 Questions With John Graham (Director/Producer) (9:59)
5 Questions with Jeff Schroeder (TV Host) (5:51)
5 Questions with Patrick Mahoney (CEO, Boys & Girls Club) (11:16)
5 Questions with Ashley Metoyer (Sr. Director of Organizational Impact of Boys and Girls Club) (8:33)
5 Questions with Shane Farley (Executive Producer) (10:59)
5 Questions with Dov Ribnick (VP Creative Nitro Circus) (8:29)
DreamJobbing.com and this course were created by three award-winning Hollywood Producers - Lisa Hennessy, Alex Boylan and Burton Roberts.
Lisa Hennessy is was one of the original members of Mark Burnett Productions - the company that brought you Survivor, Contender, The Voice and Shark Tank to name a few. She has executive produced 100’s of hours of Network TV including Eco-Challenge, Rock Star, Contender, Biggest Loser, etc. She is Emmy Nominated and has hired 1000’s of people during her prolific career. She and Alex have also created shows for DreamJobbing’s Production division such as Escape a Digital Detox and the DreamJobbing TV series. Those shows can be found steaming on Amazon Prime (search DreamJobbing).
Alex Boylan is also an Emmy-Nominated Producer. At the age of 24, he won the Amazing Race. From there he went on to host, produce and created 100’s of hours of TV. He co-founded the production company Around the World Productions with fellow DreamJobbing Co-founder Burton Roberts.
After getting his MBA from Kellogg, Burton had a career in Silicon Valley. In 2001 he heard about a race/adventure series called Eco-Challenge. He competed and fell in love with the TV industry. Then he was cast on the mega hit Survivor. He got bit by the TV bug and went on to cofound Around the World Productions with Alex Boylan. They have filmed in over 60 countries worldwide.
Alex Boylan quit working years ago. He walked out of his office cubical in Boston with one thought
in his mind: How can I never go back? He jumped on a plane for St. John, US Virgin Islands. For a
year he became singularly focused on how to fuel his passion for travel, storytelling and business
and turn those passions into a dream career.
At the age of 24, Alex applied for and won the Amazing Race season 2. He then created the first online interactive series and platform “Around The World For Free”, where Alex circumnavigated the world without a penny in his pocket using the help of the global online audience.
He has hosted and produced numerous shows for PBS, CBS, Travel Channel, Lonely Planet and has created three digital platforms. For his work on the Steve Harvey show he received an Emmy Nomination.
Today he is the proud co-founder of DreamJobbing.com, a platform he created to help others get on the path to THEIR dream career.
The average person will spend over 100,000 hours in their lifetime working. That means you will spend more time working than any other single activity. So why not love what you do and have a passion for your job?
In this class, hosted by Alex, you will learn invaluable skills and given the DreamJobbing Toolkit that will help you on your path to a dream career.