Career Development and Employability

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Career Development and Employability


Course Descriptions

Basic Skills

Are you an adult who needs to finish high school to open up job opportunities? Do you need to learn to speak, read and write English to get the job you want? Mitchell's Basic Skills Department can help. 

Job Prep
Get a job interview, make a great impression, and land the job you want! Take advantage of career coaching and resume workshops, and be ready when opportunity knocks. If you need new skills to get a job, check out the Back-to-Work Boot Camp.

Career Readiness Certification
Show employers what you know with a Gold, Silver or Bronze certification of your skills in applied math, reading for information and locating information. Visit the Employability Lab to get started.

Career Resource Center Employability Lab (E-Lab)If you are looking for a job or wanting to update skills that make you a more marketable candidate, walk in to our E-Lab between the times and days listed for assistance. Come to receive: resumé assistance, interview coaching, basic computer skills training and other job search/career services to individuals in the community.  The E-Lab can also help you prepare for the Career Readiness Certification (CRC) test.   Fee waiver available for those who qualify.
Hours:  Wednesday 9 a.m. - Noon, Friday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.    Room: CEC 25

Planning for a Successful Career Change
Sessions designed to help individuals making a career changeResume assistance, inteview coaching, job search tips and more.

2/3/20 - 2/24/20   5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Monday   CEC 8   Statesville   Fee waiver (if qualify)
3/2/20 - 3/23/20   5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Monday   CEC 8   Statesville   Fee waiver (if qualify)
4/20/20 - 5/11/20   5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Monday   CEC 8   Statesville   Fee waiver (if qualify)

Working Smart
Working Smart is a soft-skills program designed to provide job-seekers the work and life skills that enhance employee productivity. Employers are looking for candidates who have the "soft-skills" that lead to success in the following ways: communication, problem solving skills, time management, accountability, and more.


2020 Spring Continuing Education Schedule

Hedy Ryerson, Occupational Extension Coordinator
(704) 878-4266