SLCC Career week is a way for the College to connect students with the resources available to them in planning and preparing for careers
Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 18, 2012
Salt Lake Community College is holding its 2012 Career Week from October 17 – 24 at the College’s Taylorsville Redwood Campus. Students will be provided resources to plan for, find, and pursue a range of careers at the week’s series of events.
“SLCC Career week is a way for the College to connect students with the resources available to them in planning and preparing for careers,” said Joy Tlou, SLCC public relations director. “Transfer students can visit with representatives from other colleges and universities, Senator Karen Mayne will lead a discussion on women in the trades, there will be a panel discussion with local employers, and many workshops that help with skills from resume writing to interviewing strategies.”
After the kickoff Majors to Careers Fair on Wednesday, October 17, there will be a series of events will be held to help participants explore career opportunities.
A Women in Trades panel discussion will take place on Thursday, October 18 in the Student Center beginning at 11:00 a.m. This event will feature Utah State Senator Karen Mayne and professional women working in careers in which women are underrepresented.
An Employer Panel featuring representatives from medical, banking, trades, and technology fields will be held in the Student Center on Friday, October 19 beginning at 11:00 a.m.
On Monday, October 22 a College and University Fair with more than 20 colleges and universities in attendance will be held to help students with the transfer process. This event will be in the Student Center from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
A series of workshops will take place on Tuesday, October 23. Resume Writing workshops will be held in room 221 of the Student Center beginning at 11:00 a.m., and another at Noon. Interview Strategies workshops will be held in room 217 of the Student Center at 11:00 a.m. and Noon.
A Job Fair will be the week’s final event on Wednesday, October 24. It will take place in the Student Center from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
All events take place at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus.
About the College: Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, student-focused, urban college meeting the diverse needs of the Salt Lake community. Home to more than 62,000 students each year, the College is the largest supplier of workforce development programs in the State of Utah. The College is the sole provider of applied technology courses in the Salt Lake area, with 13 sites, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake valley. Personal attention from an excellent faculty is paramount at the College, which maintains a student-to-teacher ratio of less than 20 to 1.
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