April 4, 2003

Southwestern College Sponsors Career Expo Week

CHULA VISTA — Looking for a job and don’t know where or how to begin? Southwestern College will have the answer to this and many other employment questions during its Career Expo Week which is taking place from April 7-10, 2003.

Career Expo Week… Take This Job and Love It! will be held at Southwestern College’s main campus, 900 Otay Lakes Road. This event, sponsored by Southwestern College’s Student Employment Services and Career Center, is free and open to the general public.

Career Expo Week will feature career opportunities and workshops on:

MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2003

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Room 104D

Resumes That Get the Job: Learn how to create a resume that will open doors to a successful career and give you a professional edge.

12:30-2:00 p.m. - Room 229B

How to Find a Job in Three Days: Discover 10 easy steps on how to find a job in three days. Topics include developing and executing a plan on how to get a job.

2:30-3:30 p.m. - Room 107

Successful Interviewing Strategies: Interview your way to success and discover innovative strategies to use in your next interview.

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2003

8:00-9:00 a.m. - Room 222

Do What You Are! Discover or confirm your personality preferences and how to apply this knowledge to a successful career choice.

10 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Student Union East

Employer Day: Dress for success and bring your resume as more than 40 local and national employers will be on campus actively recruiting for their open positions.

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2003

12:00-1:00 p.m. - Room 104D

To Do or Not To Do—Decision Making for the Undecided: Learn what constitutes a good decision and about available career resources.

1:00-3:00 p.m. - Room 214

Dress for Success—First Impressions: When it comes to getting a job, image is extremely important. Identify your “professional image” and find creative and inexpensive ways to achieve it.

5:30-6:30 p.m. - Room 104D

Computerized Career Assessment: Discover your interests and personality type before you star looking for a career.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2003

10:00-11:00 a.m.- Room 203

Discovering Hidden Skills: Discover, label, and market your hidden skills to help you get the job of you choice.

11:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon - Room 214

Resumes That Get The Job: Learn how to create a resume that will open doors to a successful career and give you a professional edge.

12:00-1:00 p.m. - Room 107

Career Exploration: Learn what energizes and motivates you before discovering the best career match for you.

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2003

10 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Student Union East

Criminal Justice Career Day: Representatives from local, county, and state law enforcement agencies will be available to offer information on career and employment opportunities.

11 a.m.-12:00 Noon - Education Center at San Ysidro**

Do What You Are! Discover or confirm your personality preferences and how to apply this knowledge for a successful career choice.

5:00-6:00 p.m. - Room 203

Discovering Hidden Skills: Discover, label, and market your hidden skills to help you get the jog of you choice.

For more information on Career Expo Week and to pre-register for the scheduled workshops, contact the Career Center at (619) 421-6700 ext. 5247.

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