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Career Classes and Workshops

Taking a Career Class for credit or attending a workshop or Career Center event can be a great way to help you define your career direction, build job search skills or get school credit.

Classes for Credit

There are several classes you can take for credit in which you will explore career options and learn important career developing skills.

selfpaced PD 191A Career Planning: A Self-Directed Approach, 1 credit. A self-paced, individualized career planning course which includes career assessment, career counseling and independent research.  Course is available either through online assignments or Career Center research. 
careerplanning PD 110 Career Planning and Decision-Making, 3 credits. A comprehensive approach to career and educational planning: values clarification, skills analysis, decision-making, goal setting and job search.
collegesucess PD 100 College Success, 3 credits. In this course students clarify their educational objectives and develop the skills necessary to reach them.  Topics include time management, reading and study skills, goal-setting, career planning and communication skills.
wxp WEXP290 General Work Experience 1, 2 or 3 credits.  These courses are supervised employment, internships or volunteer work intended to assist students in acquiring desirable work habits, attitudes and career awareness.

  Events & Workshops

The SBCC Career Center offers a series of events & workshops each semester for students on a variety of topics.
All workshops are located in the Career Center and are 1 hour long unless otherwise indicated.
Note: These events are not for academic credit.

Creating a Great Resume & Cover Letter: 10 Important Things You Need to Know 

Thursday, Sept. 7, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m
Learn how to write a resume and cover letter that will land you the job you want.

The Global Experience: The LinkedIn Link to Reaching Your Career Goals
Tuesday. Oct. 3, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Meet in LRC 118
A workshop to learn how to create a winning profile to network locally and globally.
Learn from a LinkedIn representative about how to use LinkedIn to your advantage for your job search and professional networking. You will be able to create and/or work on your Profile in this workshop.
Bonus: hear from SBCC study abroad about how their programs and other international experience can expand your career opportunities. 

Brown Bag Lunch with Equity, Diversity & Cultural Competency Department
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Meet in Friendship Plaza
What does cultural competency mean in the workplace? What skills do you need to be positive and productive in the work environment? What does equity mean at work? Join us to talk about preparing for working with different cultures while on your career path.

How I Made It: Environmental Horticulture & Landscape Design
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Meet in A-162
Employer panel of landscape contractors, nursery operation owners, and landscape designers. Come ask questions & network!

Creating a Great Resume & Cover Letter: 10 Important Things You Need to Know  
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m
Learn how to write a resume and cover letter that will land you the job you want.

How I Made It in the World of Art: Career Paths for Art-related Majors and Those Interested in Pursuing Careers in Art
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Meet in A-211
A panel of artists and art historians will share their education and career journeys, and how they have been able to make a living using their artistic talents.

Preparing for a Job Interview
Thursday, Oct. 19, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nervous about interviewing? You aren’t alone! Learn tips and tricks to gain confidence so that you can nail your next interview.

How to Get Hired for the Job You Want: Top 10 Tips  
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Come to hear the top 15 tips on how you can get hired for the job you want. Bring your questions!

Figure Out Your Major: Start planning your education and career path
Various dates throughout the semester
Not sure which major is the best for you? Start the process of figuring out an education and career path by deciding your major in this workshop.
*Limited to 5 students per session. Contact Janna Mori at to secure a spot.
Note: If you cannot attend any of the sessions, our services include dropping in to speak to a career counselor during our open office hours. Please stop by to speak with us about your path at SBCC!

Job & Internship Fair Week – Sept. 11 – Sept. 14, West Campus 11:00 – 2:00
Job & Internship Fair - October 4, West Campus 11:00 – 2:00
Nonprofit Volunteer and Internship Fair – October 26, West Campus 11:00 – 2:00
Job & Internship Fair – November 16, West Campus 11:00 – 2:00
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