Southwestern College students will be polishing their resumes, honing their interview skills and searching and applying for jobs and internships during Southwestern College’s Career Expo Week. From Oct.16-19, students and the campus community will be able to join workshops and explore careers paths through Southwestern College’s Career Education programs before the week concludes with a job fair at the Chula Vista campus featuring more than 70 employees looking to tap into Southwestern College talent.
The event is geared toward students, but is open to the public. For more information on Career Expo Week, contact the Southwestern College Career Center (619-421-6700 ext. 5247) or Southwestern College Student Employment Services (firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-482-6356).
Monday, Oct. 16
|Resumes That Get You ‘the’ Interview||Career Center, Room S206. 10:15-11:45 a.m.||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!|
|Resume Drop Off and Review||Career Center, Room S206. All day.||Want to get feedback on your Resume? Drop off your resume and we will review it and provide tips and resources for making your resume the best it can be for the upcoming Job Fair.|
Tuesday, Oct. 17
|Resumes That Get You “THE” Interview||Career Center, Room S206. 10 -11:35 a.m.||Don’t have a resume? 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.|
|Interviewing Techniques||Career Center, Room S206. 11:45 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.||Want to improve your Interviewing skills? This workshop will help you stand out in an interview and teach you the techniques for preparing for an interview.|
Wednesday, Oct. 18
|Career Tech Showcase||Student Union Patio. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.||Want to learn more about the Career Education programs offered at SWC? Come talk with the faculty and industry sector experts to find out how you can earn a technical degree and/or certificate and obtain a rewarding career.|
Representatives from these industries will include faculty and professionals in: Advanced Manufacturing Clean Energy & Transportation; Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies; Energy, Construction & Utilities; Global Trade & Logistics; Health/Public Safety/Emergency Response Services; Information and Communication Technologies/Digital Media (Music & Film); Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals; Culinary/Hospitality/Tourism; Business Management/Small Business; Geospatial/Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Technology.
Thursday, Oct. 19
|Career Tech Showcase||Student Union Patio. 10 a.m.-1 p.m.||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.|
More than 70 organizations will be on campus looking for the next member of their team. Click here for a full list of organizations (subject to change).