Daily Archives: March 12, 2021

SITE Conference to Feature CSM Faculty Member, Dr. Tabia Lee

SITE

If you missed the District-wide Flex Day workshop on the using the TISL method to build empathy around student camera use that was presented by College of San Mateo Faculty Instructional Designer Dr. Tabia Lee, you’re in luck!

 

Dr. Lee is facilitating a 2-hour workshop entitled Teacher Inquiry into Student Learning: Empathy Building and Student Camera Use at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Conference that is taking place March 29-April 2.  SITE 2021 is the 32nd annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. This society represents individual teacher educators and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development. SITE is the premiere international conference in this field and annually attracts more than 1,300 leaders in the field from over 60 countries. 

 

Please register and plan to attend. We look forward to seeing you there!

Article by Tabia Lee

 

Skyline College’s Paralegal Studies Program Hosts its Annual Legal Careers Night

Legal Careers NightSkyline College’s Paralegal Studies Program is hosting its annual Legal Careers Night event on Thursday, April 8th from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Join us for an opportunity to learn about various legal careers and hear from panelists in the field! This event’s agenda will include the following:

  • Keynote address by the President of the San Francisco Paralegal Association
  • Panel 1: Become a Legal Support Professional
  • Recruiter Insight: Trends in the Legal Job Market
  • Panel 2: Law School and You
  • Community Conversation: Q & A session with the panelists

Legal Careers Night will be taken place via Zoom. Register in advance for this webinar:
https://smccd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Z3H4bd5FTEqkhpA8hbPFaA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. We look forward to you joining us!

Article by Jesselle Hoque

Job Opportunities

We understand that many students and our community members may have lost their job due to the unprecedented times of the COVID-19 Pandemic. It is our commitment to continue to offer information regarding paid internships and quality job opportunities that are available along with support in design or update of a resume, preparing for an interview and expanding one’s network to secure employment during these uncertain times. The Career Readiness & Job Placement Team looks forward to doing all we can to ensure students and our community members have what they need to get a job and continue to offer remote services and resources during this time. If one of the jobs shared does not meet your needs or interests please complete this form and we will reach out to you directly to assist!  Please stay safe. 

 

How may we assist you in landing your dream job? The Career Readiness & Job Placement team is excited to share the following job opportunities with you. Check them out—

Internship Opportunities

We understand that many students and our community members may have lost their job due to the  unprecedented times of the COVID-19 Pandemic. It is our commitment to continue to offer information regarding paid internships and quality job opportunities that are available along with support in design or update of a resume, preparing for an interview and expanding one’s network to secure employment during these uncertain times. The Career Readiness & Job Placement Team looks forward to doing all we can to ensure students and our community members have what they need to get a job and continue to offer remote services and resources while the shelter-in-place order is in effect. If one of the jobs shared does not meet your needs or interests please complete this form and we will reach out to you directly to assist!  Please stay safe. 

Expand your network in ways that will lead to your dream job. The Career Readiness & Job Placement team is excited to share the following paid internship opportunities with you. Check them out—

International Student Program Hosts Employment Workshop Series for International Students

International Student Employment WorkshopThe Skyline College International Student Program (ISP) hosted a virtual event on March 9, 2021, educating the college’s international students about their employment opportunities.  This event provided information about the processes of the F-1 student employment authorization, how to get started if interested, and offered resources to best support students in this process.  Students learned about specific requirements and guidelines required for obtaining the employment authorization. Renee Liang and Brittney Sneed, from the Career Readiness and Job Placement Hub, shared valuable information about their services which provide students with integral resources and support in job placement, and readiness to meet their career and employment goals. Additionally, Carlos Romero, International Student Counselor, discussed a virtual internship program that is available through the Summer Global Internship program.

This ISP March workshop is a series of three sessions.  Look out for the next session on March 16, at 4pm (California time) focusing on tips on creating an American resume.  The last session will be held on March 23, at 4pm (California time) focusing on a roundtable hearing from current ISP students’ experiences attaining employment.  If you are interested in learning more about future ISP programs and events, contact ISP office at skyinternational@smccd.edu

Article by Adrienne Villegas

Business Coaching is Blooming at the BAEC

BAEC Business CoachingIn an effort to continue serving local and small businesses through the pandemic, the Bay Area Entrepreneur Center of Skyline College is hosting no-cost coaching and advising sessions.  Last week BAEC Coach Gisel Martín, met with one of our local businesses, Flowers and Events by Dani, a local and family-run, florist and events company located in Tanforan Mall.  Flowers and Events by Dani, received a Micro Grant as part of the Small Business Recovery & Assistance Program, a grant initiative funded by the San Bruno Community Foundation and led by the BAEC.  With coaching and mentorship from the BAEC, this business, along with many others, learned how to adapt their operations and marketing for a more online-centric environment, and were given support to apply for much-needed financial relief to sustain their business.

 

The Bay Area Entrepreneur Center is here to help all businesses, regardless of location, with coaching, workshops, business tools and information on funding opportunities. Visit our BAEC YouTube channel to see videos of tutorials and workshops on many topics.  Connect with us on Instagram here: @skylinebaec. The Small Business Recovery & Assistance Program is made possible with funding from the San Bruno Community Foundation.  For more information, contact us at baec@smccd.edu.

 

Article by Gisel Martín
Image by Olivia Vialau

March Events @the Bay Area Entrepreneur Center!

BAEC Women's PanelJoin the Bay Area Entrepreneur Center (BAEC), along with our campus and community partners as we celebrate National Women’s History Month-this March.  The BAEC is hosting a series of events and finding all sorts of ways to support local businesses, entrepreneurs and leaders, while commemorating the achievements and celebrating the triumphs, women have made throughout history.  The BAEC is hosting virtual workshops, tutorials and one-on-one coaching sessions, all led by BAEC team members, advisors and community and campus partners.  Please visit our BAEC Eventbrite page to register!

In addition to celebrating women, the BAEC serves the entrepreneurial community at-large, with valuable business tools and resources.  Connect with us here and here for past sessions and additional content.

Questions? Interest? Contact us at baec@smccd.edu or visit us at www.skylinebaec.org.

Article by Pcyeta Stroud

Image by Olivia Vialau