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Counseling and Career Services Outreach Programs 

The Counseling and Career Services staff is available to provide career programs and workshops in your classroom. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Choosing a Major/Career with FOCUS-2: This career program will introduce you to the online, career guidance system, FOCUS-2. You will gain information on how to register for your free account, and how to navigate the system to help you with your career decision-making. Specifically, you will learn how various aspects of yourself (interests, personality, skills, values, leisure activities) fit with various career paths.

Writing an Effective Resume/Cover Letter: This workshop provides detailed explanations, as well step-by-step processes, for creating an effective resume and cover letter.

Interviewing Skills: This workshop is intended to review all aspects associated with interviewing (e.g., preparing for an interview, frequently asked questions, follow-up after an interview), as well as tips and strategies to perform your best during the big day. class="apple-converted-space" 

Career Networking:  Researchers suggest that 70-80% of jobs are found through networking. This career program will explore ways to effectively network both in-person, as well as through technology (e.g., LinkedIn).

Resources for Occupational Exploration: This workshop is intended to provide an overview of how to use different online career resources to learn more about occupations (salary, job outlook, education requirements). After attending this workshop, you will also receive information on how to access "Virtual Job Shadow," where you can watch videos on various occupations.

Career Decision-Making and Goal Setting: This career program provides tips and strategies for making a career decision (on a job or career), as well as suggestions on how to set, and meet your career goals.

If you are interested in a workshop or program for your class, please complete the online form below and submit it.   You will be contacted by the Assistant Director of Career and Employment Counseling, Dr. David Tirpak regarding your request.

Career Outreach Request Form
 
Please provide a description of the program (e.g. what you would like to be addressed, how students will benefit, etc.)
 
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Counseling and Career Services                                                Room RCF 302
Phone 443-518-1340                                                                Fax 443-518-4499
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/counselinghcc             Email: CCS@howardcc.edu