06-23-2017  3:29 am      •     
Penguin Union Building at Clark College (Photo: M.O. Stevens)

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Clark College will host its annual Career Days with workshops, events, and a job fair designed to help today’s job-seekers build skills and connect with more than 100 employers. The four-day event will be held May 1-4 at the college’s main campus.

The year’s event includes workshops, skills sessions, and other opportunities designed to assist students and community members in their job search efforts. Events feature Clark experts along with employers and professionals from outside the college. All events are free and open to the public. No registration is required.

“Career Days is a great opportunity for anyone in the community to get valuable tips and information for their careers,” said Edie Blakely, Director of Career Services at Clark College. “The job market can be challenging, but we can provide you with the skills and tools to be successful. Students and community members can connect directly with local employers and professionals to get information, network, and build skills.”

Those attending the job fair will have the opportunity to learn about open positions from participating employers, gain career information, and get tips on how to apply with their companies. For example, Avis Budget Group will demonstrate how to interview for a position via video, an increasingly common aspect of modern job interviews. 

 

Career Days Schedule Highlights

(full schedule available online at clark.edu/cc/careerdays):

 

Monday, May 1

  • Career Party Game: Learn how your interests match up with careers and programs of study
  • Financing Life Game: Learn how to prioritize expenses and maximize your income
  • Empower Yourself, Empower Your Career: Essential tactics for career success

Tuesday, May 2

  • Drop-in resume and LinkedIn help
  • Drop-in practice interviews
  • Human Library: Chat with community professionals and Clark alumni to learn about various careers

Wednesday, May 3

Thursday, May 4

  • Science of Leadership presentation

 

Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. Driving directions and parking maps are available at www.clark.edu/maps. Individuals who need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event should contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at 360-992-2314 or 360-991-0901 (VP) or visit the Penguin Union Building room 013.

Complete information about Career Days – including times and locations of the specific events – is available at www.clark.edu/cc/careerdays or by calling 360-992-2902.

Information about Clark College Career Services is available at www.clark.edu/cc/careerservices.

 

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