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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 - Not for Credit

The SBCC Career Center offers a series of events & workshops each semester for students on a variety of topics.

Calendar of Events

All workshops are located in the Career Center and are 1 hour long unless otherwise indicated.

Spring 2016 Events Calendar

ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps)
January 26
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How to Become a Firefighter
February 3
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Create a Great Resume & Cover Letter
February 4
March 9
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

How I Made It: Actuarial Science
February 9
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How I Made It: Culinary Arts
February 17
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How I Made It as an Entrepreneur: Jacques Habra with
March 2
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Navigating the Interview Process
March 7
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

How to Get Hired for the Job You Want (Employer Panel)
March 14
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

How to Become a Police Officer: Santa Barbara Police Department
March 15
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How I Made It: Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Athletic Trainer
March 23
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Exploring Career Paths in Healthy Aging & Memory Care, A Growing Field!
April 7
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

How to Network: Informational Interviewing & LinkedIn
April 27
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Job & Internship Fairs
Friendship Plaza on the main campus outside the cafeteria
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
February 10 (all jobs & internships welcome)
March 10 (Green Sustainability & Social Entrepreneurship)
March 16 (Nonprofit & Volunteer Fair)
April 6 (all jobs & internships welcome)
April 20 (Summer Focus)
Click here to see companies expected to attend








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