GEAR UP FOR SUCCESS!
Join us for 3 days of career and leadership workshops. You choose which workshops you want to attend. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Register by April 11th at 5:00 pm in the Career Center located on the 2nd Floor of Student Life.
Tuesday, April 16th – “The Hidden Paycheck” 12:00 – 1:30pm Do you understand job offers and what may be included in an offer package? Does negotiating a salary make you nervous? What are benefits and why are they important? Our professional speaker, Ms. Daisy Herndon, Human Resource Manager from Delta Dental of Virginia, will answer these questions and more. A free lunch will be served. Hosted by the Hall Associates Career Center.
Wednesday, April 17th – “Be the Leader of Your Life” Two sessions: 11am-12pm or 1pm-2pm (Career Center S206) In a world with multiple lanes and no guarantees, how can you make smart choices with so much conflicting information? Participants will engage in a facilitated dialogue around the big idea of being the leader of your life. Lee-Ann O’Dell, Education & Outreach Manager from the University of Virginia, will be our guest speaker. A free lunch will be provided at noon. Hosted by TRIO Pathways and Career Services.
Thursday, April 18th – “Life After VWCC” 1:30pm – 2:30pm (Career Center – S206) Are you nervous about what life after VWCC will be like in the workforce or at a 4 year college. Our panel of speakers include two Distinguished Alumni Award recipients, Elizabeth Testermann and Anne Hogan and several alumni/transfer students who are currently attending 4 year colleges. They will share their experiences in the workplace and in college and answer questions. Hosted by the Alumni Association and Career Services.