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Baker College of Port Huron Offers Free Six-Week Career Workshop to Area Low-Income Women

January 17, 2014

WHAT:
A free six-week, career-advancing workshop, “Interviewing for Success,” offered by Baker College of Port Huron’s Career Services staff in partnership with United Way of St. Clair County

WHO:
Female residents of St. Clair County, aged 30-55, with proof they meet HUD’s low-income qualification (less than $22,550 for individuals); limited to 20 participants; first-come, first-served

WHEN:
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Feb. 5-March 12; lunch-and-learn format

WHERE:
Baker College of Port Huron, 3403 Lapeer Rd, Port Huron

DETAILS:
The free workshop will cover topics including career choices, cover letters and resumes, job searches using LinkedIn, appropriate dress and interviewing techniques, as well as nontraditional topics, such as online-reputation management, honesty in the interview, and managing potentially harmful information from background checks.

St. Clair County businesses and professionals, including Paul Mitchell The School Great Lakes, will join Baker College’s Career Services staff to provide career coaching and networking opportunities.

Participants will receive a portfolio for resume and work-sample presentation, and upon completion of the six-week workshop, will receive a voucher to purchase an interview-appropriate clothing ensemble.

For more information or for an application, contact Betsy White, Baker College of Port Huron vice president for student services at 810.989.2117 or Betsy.White@baker.edu.

The Baker College System
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