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 am
- 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, April 26 1-5 pm
- Wednesday, April 27 9:30am - 12:30 pm
- Tuesday, May 3 9:30am - 12:30 pm
- Thursday, May 5 1-5 pm
- Wednesday, May 11 1-5 pm
- Thursday, May 12 9:30am - 12:30 pm
- FREE, 30-minute individual consult appointments
- Register in person on Resume Day in room 131 any time after 8 am or call 428-1303 to schedule in advance up to two days before the clinic
- Open to students and community members
- BRING YOUR MOST RECENT RESUME, preferably on a flash drive
- Tuesday, May 17 9:30am-5 pm
- Wednesday, May 25 9:30am-5 pm
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.
Schedule of upcoming meetings:
APRIL AND MAY 2106:
Fridays: April 29, 2016 -- May 27, 2016 2-3 pm room 213
POST JOB CLUB EMPLOYER RECRUITER VISITS (Employers: Call Patty Armstrong at 505-428-1406 to schedule your visit)
May 6, Visiting Angels In-Home Senior Care Agency, 3pm in room 131
May 13, Verde Juice, 3pm in room 131
May 20, Los Alamos National Lab, 3pm in room 131
Thursdays: 2-3pm, June 2 through August 18, room 131
Fridays: 2-3pm, starting August 26th, room TBA
For more information, contact Patty Armstrong (information below).
OUR NEXT CAREER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP (formersly called an Information Session) FOR BACK TO WORK 50+ PROGRAM, IS FRIDAY MAY 6, 10AM-12PM in 223, the Board Room. 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.
CAREER EVENTS AND JOB FAIRS:
New Mexico Workforce Solutions Job Fair Calendar
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), email@example.com.
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