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Career, job skills workshops at Grossmont College

Posted on: Feb 24, 2014 1:00:00 AM
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Contact: Della Elliott (619) 644-7690 della.elliott@gcccd.edu

Grossmont College’s Adult Re-entry Seminars series continues 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, with “Train the Brain: Study Habits and Skills,” presented by counselor Theresa Ford.

Also scheduled for the semester are workshops offered by the college’s Career Center and Student Employment Services office.

All workshops are free and open to the public. They are held in Room 140 inside Griffin Center (Building 60).

Workshops:

  • Feb. 25: Train the Brain: Study Habits and Skills. The way you study might not be the best or only way. Attend this workshop to learn new tricks and tips for studying and training your brain to retain important information. This workshop is geared toward Adult Re-entry students, but all are welcome. (10 a.m.-noon)
  • March 12: Entertainment & Marketing in the Digital Age, led by Grossmont College Media Communications Professor Jim Papageorge and marketing expert Kelly Richardson. Attend this workshop to learn about the different pathways to careers in marketing and entertainment, and tips on getting your foot in the door. (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
  • May 7: Communication and Leadership, an Adult Re-entry seminar presented by Grossmont College Communications Associate Professor Denise Schulmeyer. Learn how to communicate with others to advance your career and become a community leader. This workshop is geared toward Adult Re-entry students, but all are welcome. (2-4 p.m.)
  • May 13: Tools to Land a Job, led by Career Center, Adult Re-entry and Student Employment Services Director Nancy Davis, and Student Employment Specialist Pamela Benge. Worried about getting a job after graduation? Unsure of how to get your foot in the door? This workshop offers advice on interviewing and getting in touch with potential jobs in your field. (11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

The Adult Reentry Center, under the auspices of Student Development Services, provides a variety of resources for the returning adult student who is seeking information about educational goals and career options.

The Career Center provides an on-campus site for students to explore and pursue their career goals. Assistance includes career assessment, and job referral services.

The Student Employment Services office offers on-and off-campus job opportunities for Grossmont and Cuyamaca College students and alumni. Users can post resumes and view job openings via the Internet free of charge.

Call (619) 644-7614 for further information.

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