Local Career Events and Resources
SFCC CAREER SERVICES FREE CAREER WALK-IN CLINIC
- 45-minute individual appointments
- Must register in person on day of clinic in room 131 any time after 8 a.m
- Open to students and community members
- Resume review or creation
- Decide on a career, new career, college major
- Career Interest Assessments
- Interview preparation
- Job search strategies and resources
- Brainstorming about career options
Clinic schedules are posted below, on JACK and outside Room 131, which is next to the cashier's office
NEXT WALK-IN CLINICS:
- Tuesday, February 16 9:30am - 12:30 pm
- Thursday, February 18 1-5 pm
- Tuesday, February 23 1-5 pm
- Wednesday, February 24 9:30am - 12:30 pm
NEXT INFORMATION SESSION FOR BACK TO WORK 50+ PROGRAM, FRIDAY MARCH 4, 10AM-12PM AT THE HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER, 1950 Siringo Rd, Santa Fe, NM. Preregister by calling, toll-free, 855-850-2525. Registration can also happen at the door, the day of the event. See BACK TO WORK 50PLUS in the left column for more information.
JOB CLUB is a free support group for adult job seekers, both students and community members. Facilitated by a professional career counselor, Job Club offers new ideas and resources for your job search and personal presentation, along with encouragement and the feeling that you're not alone in this challenging process.
* Employers are welcome to meet with job seekers at 3 pm. Call Patty Armstrong at 505-428-1406 to schedule your visit.
Schedule of upcoming meetings:
Friday, February 12, 2016 2-3 pm room 131
Friday, February 19, 2016 2-3 pm room 131
Friday, February 26, 2016 2-3 pm room 131
Friday, March 4, 2016 2-3 pm room 131
Friday, March 18, 2016 2-3 pm room 131
Friday, March 25, 2016 2-3 pm room 131
SFCC is closed on Friday, March 18 and Friday, March 25, 2016.
For more information, contact Patty Armstrong (information below).
CAREER EVENTS AND JOB FAIRS:
New Mexico Workforce Solutions Job Fair Calendar
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016, 12 - 5 pm, EDUCATOR'S CAREER FAIR, , University of New Mexico, Student Union Ballroom, Albuquerque, NM
Open to students and community. For more information about career fairs and UNM career services go to www.career.unm.edu.
THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016, 10 am - 4 pm, BUSINESS EXPO AND JOB FAIR, DeVargas Mall, 564 Guadalupe, Santa Fe, NM. Free and open to public. For more info, contact Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, 505-988-3279.
THE SFCC FANTASTIC FUTURES CAREER FAIR is an excellent place for recruiters to find and speak to great candidates. 30 percent of our students have advanced degrees and are updating their skills or recareering. The event is:
April 21, 2016, 10am-2pm, in the SFCC Main Hall and near Campus Center. Free to students and community members.
Call 505-428-1406 or e-mail email@example.com with questions.
Employers, be sure to view the Employer Services page in the left margin. Registration forms will be available on that page in January 2016.
READ "Where's My Great Career?", blog essays written by SFCC Career Services Coordinator, Patty Armstrong.
- A Lack of Readiness Means Lost Opportunities
- Appreciating Your Assets
- Are There Really Jobs at a Career Fair?
- Bogus Job Postings and Exploiting Employers
- Can You Love Your Job?
- Finding Your Career Direction
- Great Tips for A Job Search in Tough Times (Book Review)
- Higher Education Shifts Focus from Participation to Graduation
- How Do I Tell People I Was Fired?
- How to Kill an Interview in Just One Answer
- I Just Graduated And Now I Need A Job
- Is Fear Inhibiting Your Career Development?
- It's Not You. It's Unregulated, Non-Standardized and Secretive Human Resources
- Job Application: Obscuring Your Age or Obliterating Your Chances?
- Just Because They Say They Do, Doesn’t Mean Job Counselors Know What They Are Doing
- Know What Human Resource Offices Are Looking For (Book Review)
- Networking? I Don't Even Know Where to Start!
- O*NET Helps You Find Key Words for Your Resume
- OMG! I Am So Nervous About Interviewing!
- Re-careering; Finding and Selling Yourself in a New Field
- Returning to School as an Adult
- Slow Down! A Hasty Job Application in a Mistake
- The Best Resumes Show Employers You Have What They Want
- The Power of Keywords
- They Didn't Pick Me for the Job. I Must Be...
- To Tattoo or Not Tattoo
- Volunteering Your Way Into A Job
- Where Are All the Job Postings?
- Your English Teacher Does NOT Know How to Make Job Search Resumes!
GET THAT JOB SEMINARS are now self-study learning modules available in the CAT Lab at the Center for Academic Transitions, room 131, M-F, 9-5. These learning modules are designed to supplement individual work with the Career Services Coordinator. Modules include
- What Kind of Job/Work Do I Want to Do?
- Job Search Strategies
- What Makes a Great Resume?
- Navigating the Online Application
- Creating A Professional Portfolio
- Successful Interviewing
- Facebook, LinkedIn and other Online Profile sites
CAREER EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT RESOURCES:
- Accelerate New Mexico
- Department of Workforce Solutions (New Mexico Dept. of Labor)
- WESST (Has self-employment groups/workshops/advising geared to Artists)
- Your Queer Career (LGBTQ Job Search Book and website QueerCoach.com)
Focused on Women
Focused on 50 Plus Age Group
- 50+ Employment Connection: 2550 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 505-476-4623 (Has Job Club)
Advocacy for immigrants, undocumented and exploited workers
- Encuentro (Albuqurque branch of NDWA)
- Minimum Pay and Overtime for Direct Care Workers Rule (new law goes into effect 1/1/15)
- Own the Dream (info about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program)
For more information, please contact Patty Armstrong, GCDF, Career Services Coordinator, 505-428-1406 (Fax: 505-428-1657), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Empower Students, Strengthen Community. | Empoderar a los Estudiantes, Fortalecer a la Comunidad.