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SWC Career Expo 2014
Posted Date: 2/27/2014
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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC/FREE PARKING 
Southwestern College-900 Otay Lakes Rd.-Chula Vista, CA 91910 

Monday, March 17
CTECS Workshops

Resumes That Get You ‘the’ Interview
Lisa Rodriguez, Counselor
10 – 11 a.m., Career Center, Room S206
Give yourself that professional edge! Learn how to create a winning professional resume that gets attention and the interview. This workshop offers formats for first time job seekers to seasoned professionals and includes Cover and Thank You Letter formats. A must for any job seeker!

Choosing a Major
Lisa Rodriguez, Counselor
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Career Center, Room S206
Need help choosing a major? Learn about career pathways and how they align with your desired lifestyle by using Career Cruising. (Free unlimited access is provided to all participants).

Interviewing Techniques
Lisa Rodriguez, Counselor
12:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., Career Center, Room S206
Want to improve your Interviewing skills? This workshop will help you stand out in an interview. You will also be given free access to “Perfect Interview”, an online interviewing database, which will help you refine your interviewing skills.

Steps To An Associate Degree
Diana Avila, Counselor
4:00-5:00 p.m., Career Center Room S206
Interested in earning a Degree? In this workshop, you will learn the General Education Requirements (GE) for Associate Degree and Certificate Programs.

Tuesday, March 18
Career Technical Programs Showcase

Career Technical Programs Showcase
9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Front of Cesar E. Chavez Building
Faculty/representatives from Southwestern College Career Technical Programs will showcase their programs and be available for your career questions.

High Demand Jobs which do not require an Associate Degree
Lisa Rodriguez, Counselor
10-11 a.m., Transfer Center, Room S205
Learn about the Southwestern College Certificate and Associate Degree Programs which are in High Demand in today’s job market.

Careers Don’t Come in Pink or Blue
Diana Avila, Counselor
11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Transfer Center Room S205
Make your Career Choice based on your personal preferences. Participate in a fun activity to identify your Career Color.

LinkedIn 101
Kellie Corbisiero, Counselor
4:00-5:00 p.m., Career Center, Room S206
LinkedIn is the professional Facebook! Recruiters use LinkedIn more than any other social media website to search for employees. In this workshop you will learn how to set-up a LinkedIn profile and how to network and find employment opportunities on LinkedIn.

How to Work a Job Fair
Lisa Rodriguez, Counselor
5:00-6:00 p.m., Career Center, Room S206
This workshop is designed for job-seekers who are seeking to master the skills necessary to successfully attend and navigate career fairs, taking you through the necessary activities you must do before, during, and after the fair.

Wednesday, March 19
Career Center Workshops

LinkedIn 101
Kellie Corbisiero, Counselor
9:00 – 10 a.m., Career Center, Room S206
LinkedIn is the professional Facebook! Recruiters use LinkedIn more than any other social media website to search for employees. In this workshop you will learn how to set-up a LinkedIn profile and how to network and find employment opportunities on LinkedIn.

How to Work a Job Fair
Lisa Rodriguez, Counselor
11:00 –12:00 p.m., Career Center, Room S206
This workshop is designed for job-seekers who are seeking to master the skills necessary to successfully attend and navigate career fairs, taking you through the necessary activities you must do before, during, and after the fair.

Resume Review
Lisa Rodriguez, Kellie Corbisiero, Counselors
12:30 – 2:00pm Career Center, Room S206
Want to get feedback on your Resume? We will review your resume and provide tips and resources for making your resume the best it can be.

Mastering the Art of Networking
Emily Bartel, Counselor
2:00-3:00pm.; Career Center Room S206
This workshop will not only assist you in examining the concept of career and job networking and how it fits into the career development process but also teach you how to identify opportunities to network including effective tips and networking strategies.

Interviewing Techniques
Emily Bartel, Counselor
3:00- 4:00 p.m., Career Center, Room S206
Want to improve your Interviewing skills? This workshop will help you stand out in an interview. You will also be given free access to “Perfect Interview”, an online interviewing database, which will help you refine your interviewing skills.

Thursday, March 20
Job Fair (Employment/Internship Opportunities)
10 a.m.–1 p.m. Student Union Area
Dress for success and bring your resume! Employers and Agency representatives from various industries will be recruiting for their open positions and will be available to speak to you about employment, volunteer/service learning, and work experience education opportunities.

UC San Diego’s Annual Community Outreach Information Fair
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Front of Cesar E. Chavez Building
Learn more about UC San Diego admissions, educational and employment opportunities, business contracting, volunteer opportunities, and University events and resources.

Questions? Career Center - (619) 421-6700 ext. 5247 CTECS - (619) 421-6700 ext. 5805
Student Employment Services - (619) 482-6356
To request this handout in alternate media, please call (619) 482-6512 or TTY (619) 482-6470