Exploring Career Options
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Job Search Skills
NEW! Reimagine & Relaunch: Job Search Tools for Mid-Career Professionals
Are you mid-career and experiencing a job loss, or simply looking to switch gigs? Take heart in the fact that your career isn’t over. Join us as we navigate effective search tools and discuss today’s ever-changing job market landscape. Designed for anyone 45+ who is beginning or is actively involved in a job search.
CE-JBPRP 2031, 6 Wed., Sept. 20-Nov. 8, 6:30-8:00 pm, Room TBD, $110. A Calzetti. #83377
Create a Powerful Profile with LinkedIn
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional networking site and is a valuable tool for creating and maintaining a list of contacts with others. Job seekers, employers, and those looking for business opportunities all benefit from the power of LinkedIn. Find out how to improve your profile to be most effective and how to navigate LinkedIn. Prerequisite: Computing Fundamentals for Windows or equivalent experience.
CE-COMP 2099, 1 Sat., Oct. 14, 9:00-1:00 pm, GTW-203, $70. #83260
Social Media and Your Job Search
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn…employers are actually hiring candidates they meet online! And it takes more than just applying through a “jobs” tab. Learn best practices for managing and promoting your online profiles. Create and expand a community of virtual contacts who can provide introductions to hiring managers and/or recruiters. Take a brief tour of the LinkedIn site and develop a social media plan. Prerequisite: Computing Fundamentals for Windows or equivalent experience.
CE-JBPRP 2024, 1 Sat., Oct. 21, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, GTW-209, $60. #83266
Mock Interview Workshop
Make a winning impression by using verbal and non-verbal techniques to highlight your strengths. This interactive class will discuss proper interviewing etiquette, how to respond to difficult questions, the importance of researching the prospective employer, and follow-up procedures after the interview. Resumes will be reviewed and evaluated. Practice interviewing and get individualized feedback. Bring paper copy of current resume and cover letter to class.
CE-JBPRP 2023, 1 Sat., Nov. 18, 1:30-5:30 pm, KNC-3, $50. H Cuevas. #82570
New Career Directions: Individual Sessions
Meet individually with Nationally Certified Career Counselor Gloria Goldstein to explore, clarify, and generate your personal career objectives or develop a resume and job search plan. A 90-minute session is $110. To schedule your appointment, call 914-606-6528 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exploring Career Options
Slicing the Big Apple
A course for lovers of urban history that will dynamically combine the history, ethnography, and architecture of a complex, diverse city. It will also prepare you to become a certified NYC tour guide.
CE-TRVL 2005, 5 Sun., Sept. 17-Oct. 15, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, KNC-2, $100. H Fischer. #80091
Voice-overs…NOW is Your Time!
Learn about a unique, outside-of-the-box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there. This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead. This fun and exciting class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for!
CE-COMM 2008, 1 Sat., Sept. 16, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Room TBD, $45. W Shapero. #80166
Displaced Homemakers/Project Transition
Office Technology Training Program for Career Re-Entry
This intensive program provides qualified displaced homemakers the opportunity to learn current, marketable skills to return to the workforce. There is no cost to eligible participants (single parents, widowed, disabled spouse, divorced, separated, unemployed spouse). All applicants must be unemployed or underemployed, and must provide proof of Displaced Homemaker status according to NYS Department of Labor guidelines.
LEARN CURRENT COMPUTER SKILLS: LEARN JOB SEARCH SKILLS:
MS Word Resume writing
MS Excel Interviewing
MS PowerPoint Online job search
MS Outlook Group and Individual Career Counseling
Contact us to find out if you are eligible; call 914-606-5628 or email Alice.Walsh@sunywcc.edu
Make the most of your career advancement and professional opportunities with leading edge certificate programs. These flexible programs are designed for students looking to advance their career, enter the workforce and / or career changers looking for a professional career path with growth and earning potential.
Westchester Community College’s American Bar Association approved Paralegal Program offers comprehensive, hands-on training that makes graduates of our program prepared for the workforce. Graduating paralegals / legal assistants are taught the skills needed to perform competently and ethically under the supervision of an attorney. The Paralegal Program is rich in cultural, educational and age diversity. Students from around the world have enrolled in the program.
Associate Degree (60 credits): Earn your associates degree in this growing career field.
Certificate Program (30 credits): Available to students who have completed an associates, bachelor’s (or master’s) degree or 60 college credits from an accredited institution.
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Each year thousands of jobs go unfilled because employers cannot find skilled talent. This program enables students to gain valuable skills to enter the exciting and in demand field of Information Technology. Cisco certifications are some of the most sought after skill sets in the IT job market. Enroll today for flexible daytime or evening class options including Associate degree and certificate programs.
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
The one-year certificate is designed to train students in modern CAD methods including hands-on experience using current equipment and software (AutoCAD) and advancing on to the exciting field of 3D printing. This program prepares students for a variety of opportunities and roles within the field including product design, construction, equipment fabrication and more. Explore your options today!
Medical Billing and Coding
This certificate program is intended for those who wish to gain employment or those already employed in healthcare looking to enhance their skills in medical billing and health information management. Students can develop a thorough knowledge of medical terminology, health records management, insurance procedures and billing including medical coding and office administration skills vital for success in this growing field. Visit our website or campus today and learn how we can help advance your career.
Entrepreneurship / Small Business Management
The Certificate Program for Small Business Entrepreneurship is designed for individuals interested in successfully starting or maintaining a small business. Completing this certificate can help the small business entrepreneur maximize the skills and abilities necessary to succeed in today’s market. Courses include essentials in Marketing, Communications, Accounting, Small Business Management and other important classes for the entrepreneur or business owner. Explore your options today!
For additional information contact:
Jim Irvine, Director of Corporate Education and Continuing and Professional Education
at email@example.com or 914-606-6658
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org / call us at 914-606-6598
For program information, visit our website at www.sunywcc.edu and go to Academics / Academic Programs