The Career Services Center hosted a Fall Job, Internship and Community Service Fair with forty participating companies and eighty employment representatives attending with available employment and internship Opportunities. Five hundred Skyline College students looking for employment or internships attended the event held in the Skyline College Dining Hall.
Career Conversation Series focusing on Civic Involvement a collaborative effort between Career Services, Senator Jerry Hills Office, South San Francisco City Council and Financial Aid. Presenters were Maurice Goodman, South San Francisco Board Supervisor running for South San Francisco City Council, Leslie Guevarra, Senior District Representative/Communications for Senator Jerry Hill, Josh Jubelirer Americorps volunteer, and Jocelynn Villa representing Skyline College Financial Aid Office. Presenters spoke about their perspective career paths to students who were interested in persuing similar occupations. Joycelyn Vila discussed how college tuition can be affordable and assist students in achieving their career goals.
Francis Grisgood with the Employment Development Department presented the Resume Essentials workshop providing a step by step process for creating effective resumes. Resume handbooks were provided to all participating students.
Students Learn about Green Jobs from industry professionals and skyline faculty members, Aaron Wilcher and Bruce Greenstein who gave an overview of the green economy and green jobs. Students were also introduced to the green 360 website to connect with Green mentors at http://green360careers.net/.
InternationalTrade Development Students attend an Internship Workshop in the Career services Center. Pcsyeta stroud and Alex Jones collaborated to introduce new interns to work place skills.
Employers have begun recruiting and interviewing Skyline College students at the Career Services Center.
Article by Virginia Padron.