Upcoming Events

Virtual Career and Re-Entry Workshops

The Career and Re-Entry Center is excited to offer our Fall virtual workshop series! Join us on the designated day and time of the week to learn about researching colleges, aligning your career choice with your personality, choosing your major, and more.

RSVP to all workshops by clicking on the RSVP link. You will get a zoom link immediately after completing the registration form.

Student using headphones to participate in online workshop or webinar

For any questions you may email us at sccareerandreentry@saddleback.edu, or by calling our main line at (949) 582-4575.

Workshops 
 

Let Your Personality Guide You to New Careers
Tuesdays at 2:00 to 3:30 pm 
How can you use clues about your personality and preferences to identify career choices? Work with Career Guidance Specialist, Donnie Mineo, to learn more! Note: This presentation will last approximately 1.5 hours. RSVP

Take a Virtual Career Road Trip  
Wednesdays at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Jan 27th Canceled)
Get ready to take a virtual road trip to learn about the assessment tool Career Cruising, and the career paths of professionals who have forged the path before you. Learn how to use Roadtrip Nation to peruse thousands of videos and to find out which careers might be right for you. Presentation will last approximately 30 minutes. RSVP

How to Research Colleges
Wednesdays 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Learn how to research colleges and universities with Career Guidance Specialist, Donnie Mineo. Presentation will last approximately 30 minutes. RSVP

Choose Your Major 
Thursdays at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Career Guidance Specialist Donnie Mineo will walk you through how to choose a major by aligning this important choice with educational and career research. You will learn about the career planning process that will help propel you into your future! Presentation will last approximately 30 minutes. RSVP

21st Century Skills Workshop Series
Tuesdays, starting January 26 at 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Learn about the 10 employability skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly changing 21st Century world of work! Topics include:
Adaptability - January 26
Self-Awareness - February 2
Digital Fluency - February 9
Communication - February 16
Collaboration - February 23
Empathy - March 2
Analysis/Solution Mindset - March 9
Resilience - March 16
Entrepreneurial Mindset - March 30
Social/Diversity Awareness - April 6
RSVP

Designing Your Life
Monday, February 1/ March 1/ April 5 at 4:00 am to 5:00 pm
Spend time learning about the most important design project of all – your life. This is an overview of how the principles of design thinking can be applied to career and life planning. We will practice a couple of ideas and tools contained in the bestselling book, Designing Your Life, How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life.
RSVP

Crush It with LinkedIn
Tuesday, February 9/ March 9/ April 13 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Learn how to "crush it" on LinkedIn! Create a profile that will catch the
attention of employers and take advantage of LinkedIn Learning, a database of
open video content taught by industry experts on topics like software, creative design,
business and communication. RSVP

Creative Visioning for your Career
Wednesday, February 10/ March 10 at 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Let’s get creative and make career decisions! Join us to vision your next career move through mind mapping, vision boards, and researching how Saddleback majors fit into industry. RSVP

How to Develop a Winning Resume
Thursday, February 11/ March 11/ April 8 at 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Learn how to put together a winning resume in this workshop which will cover how to highlight your experience, education and skills. In addition, we will review formatting and how to tailor your resume to a job description. RSVP

Interviewing Tips
Thursday, February 11/ March 11/ April 8 at 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
In this session we'll go over some basic tips and tricks and help you understand how to ace the interview! RSVP

Re-Entry Services Overview
Tuesdays, starting February 18/ March 18 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Thinking about re-entering college or changing career direction? Join us for an overview of resources available through Re-Entry Services. RSVP

How to Conduct an Effective Job Search
Fridays, February 19/ March 19/ April 16 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Learn about techniques and strategies that will help you plan your job search effectively and stay positive throughout the process. RSVP

#Trendingnow- Careers in Horticulture and Landscape Design
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 12 to 1pm
Ken Lee, department co-chair and Horticulture and Landscape Design instructor, will discuss the roles of landscape architects, agricultural and food scientists, and share the various career opportunities available in this field. All are welcome! RSVP

Additional Resources

Career Guidance Appointments
We help students with making career decisions, choosing a major, and researching occupational information. Low cost personality and career assessments are also available. Students can contact us directly at (949) 582-4575 to meet one on one with our Career Guidance Specialist.

Re-Entry Appointments
Our Re-Entry Specialist helps individuals transitioning back into college, changing careers, or finding a new direction in their lives. Students can make a one on one appointment by contacting us at (949) 582-4575.

Career Placement Services
Don't forget to keep an eye on the Career Placement events calendar for available appointments and events to help in your job search, or visit the Job Placement Services website for more information. You can contact Eric in the division of Economic Workforce Development and Business Science at (949) 582-4278.