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CAREER DEVELOPMENT - WCJC offers assistance for students looking for new careers, additional education

May 21, 2020




WHARTON, TEXAS – From resume development to career outlook in a host of fields, Wharton County Junior College is offering virtual informational sessions designed to help students get a leg up on finding a rewarding career.

“The Pioneer Career Development and Information Series” is a three-part online program aimed at assisting WCJC students, prospective students and recent alumni with discovering potential job opportunities and preparing for the rigors of finding a job. The 45-minute sessions are offered free of charge by the college’s academic advising and counseling staff.

An initial session covered the basics of preparing a resume and developing interview skills. Additional sessions include the following:

  • Career Spotlight A – This workshop is intended for any prospective or current WCJC student and spotlights WCJC health careers, including EMT/Paramedic, Nursing (LVN, ADN and RN), Dental Hygiene, Health Information Technology, Human Services, Physical Therapy Assistant and Radiologic Technology. Sessions are at 3 p.m. on May 27 and May 28.
  • Career Spotlight B – This session highlights WCJC’s vocational programs including Business, Computer Science, Paralegal Studies, Early Childhood Development, Law Enforcement, Police Academy, HVAC, Automotive Technology, Cosmetology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Engineering Design, Manufacturing Technology, Process Technology, Nuclear Power Technology and Welding. Sessions begin at 3 p.m. on June 2 and June 3.
  • Series Session 3 – This workshop is aimed at all WCJC students and assists with career assessment, goal setting and decision making. The sessions begin at 3 p.m. on June 9 and 10.

Additional dates and times will be made available throughout the year. To sign up for one of the current summer sessions, please visit the college’s website at www.wcjc.edu



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