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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 abour 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: 

   WEEK OF December 14-19, 2014*:
  • Wednesday, December 17   1-5 pm 
  • Thursday, December 18      9:30am - 12:30 pm
* Santa Fe Community College will be closed December 19 - January 4 and reopen Janauary 5
 
   WEEK OF January 4-10, 2015*:
  • Tuesday, January 6            1-5 pm 
  • Wednesday, January 7        9:30am - 12:30 pm
 

Santa Fe Community College Center for Academic Transitions has partnered with the AARP Foundation, with generous support from the Wal Mart Foundation for a 2 year grant (2014-2015) to priovide Northern New Mexico residents age 50+ help to get back on their feet in the workforce now have a new option to support that goal. Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) has been named one of 12 community colleges nationwide – and the only one in New Mexico – to participate in AARP Foundation’s BACK TO WORK 50+ Initiative through a new collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The program will provide job coaching, academic training and career retooling for funemployed or underemployed men and women, age 50+, and scholarships for unemployed or underemployed women, age 50+, so they can land a good job. The first step for those interested is to call AARP Foundation at 855-850-2525.

The BACK TO WORK 50+ initiative is dedicated to moving low income or unemployed women age 50+ from instability to stability by increasing their income through employment. BACK TO WORK 50+ focuses on improving economic opportunity by providing education, training and employment services that facilitate entry into good jobs in our community. INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR 2015 ARE 1/9, 3/6, 5/1 AND 8/7.  Call AARP Foundation at 855-850-2525 to register for an Information Session and receive a helpful packet which includes the booklet "7 Smart Strategies for 50+ Job Seekers" and local job search resources.

SFCC Back to Work 50+ Press Release.

View this article and short video about other Plus 50 Initiatives at community colleges across the country.


 

CAREER EVENTS AND JOB FAIRS:

Informational Blogs:

Are There Really Jobs at a Career Fair?  

 

 

 

DOLNew Mexico Workforce Solutions Job Fair Calendar

 

 

   

 


 

READ "Where's My Great Career?", the career blog at Santafe.com, written by SFCC Career Services Coordinator, Patty Armstrong.

New December blog: Just Because They Say They Do, Doesn’t Mean Job Counselors Know What They Are Doing

 


 

 

get that jobGET 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

Click here for a brochure.


 

CAREER EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT RESOURCES:

 

General

 Focused on Women

Focused on 50 Plus Age Group 

Advocacy for immigrants, undocumented and exploited workers

 

For more information, please contact Patty Armstrong, GCDF, Career Services Coordinator, 505-428-1406 (Fax: 505-428-1657), patty.armstrong@sfcc.edu.

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