Upcoming Career Resource Center Workshops

The Career Resource Center offers career workshops both online and in-person. 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. Please note that all workshops begin promptly at their designated start time and late arrivals may not be admitted, especially for students seeking Extra Credit.

Register for all workshops in advance by clicking on the "Register here" 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, email us at sccrc@saddleback.edu, or call our main line at (949) 582-4575.

Workshops (Click here for calendar view)

Re-Entry Support Group
SSC-140 & Online
Thursdays, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
September 2, November 4
Spend an hour with like-minded re-entry students. This is an opportunity to find mutual support in a fun, safe environment.
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Re-Entry Services Overview
SSC-140 & Online
Tuesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
September 7, November 2
Thinking about re-entering college or changing career direction? Join us for an overview of resources available through Re-Entry Services.
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How to Research Colleges 
SSC 140 & Online
Tuesdays at 11:30 to 12:30 pm
September 7 & 21, October 5 & 19, November 2, 16 & 30
Learn how to research programs and majors at colleges and universities. This presentation will last approximately 30 minutes. You can sign into Zoom 10 minutes early to ensure you can connect properly.
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How to Be a Successful Student Employee
SSC-140 & Online
Wednesday, September 8, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Tuesday, October 12, 10:00 - 11:00 am
Friday, November 12, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Want to work on campus? There are different types of on campus opportunities for students that can help you gain experience, learn professional skills, and prepare for future employment. Join us to learn about where to find these opportunities and how you can be successful in your application and on the job.
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Let Your Personality Guide You to New Careers
SSC-140 & Online
Wednesdays at 3:30 to 5:00 pm 
September 8 & 22, October 6 & 20, November 3 & 17, December 1 & 8
How can you use clues about your personality and preferences to identify career choices? Work with our Career Guidance Specialist to learn more! Note: This presentation will last approximately 1.5 hours.
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Choose Your Major 
SSC-140 & Online
Thursdays, 11:30 - 12:30 pm (October dates are held at 12:00 - 1:00 pm)
September 9 & 23, October 7 & 21, November 4 & 18, December 2
Our Career Guidance Specialist 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. 
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What Can I Do With a Major In?
Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
September 16 (Arts, Design, and Entertainment), October 14, November 18
Learn how to incorporate career research into your decision making process for choosing a major and discover the connection (and myths) between majors and careers.
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Designing Your Life
Wednesdays, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
September 15, October 13, November 17
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.
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Finding Your Career Path
Mondays, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
September 27, October 11, November 8 & 22, December 6
In today’s world, your career isn’t necessarily tied to one particular major or degree. There are many paths to your career of choice, so how do you determine the best path for you, and navigate it successfully? This workshop will help you do just that!
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Your Interests and Career Choice
Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
September 23, October 7 & 21, November 4 & 18, December 9
Learn how your interests can play an integral role in career exploration and planning.
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Resume Writing Tips
Tuesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
September 21, October 19, November 16
Learn about formatting tips and highlight your unique experience, education, and skills. Articulate your value and tailor your resume to a specific job description or employer.
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Interviewing Tips
Tuesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
September 21, October 19, November 16
Get comfortable with frequently asked interview questions while learning how to share your story effectively. Review tips on professional etiquette and follow up successfully to land your next opportunity!
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Career Launch Program
We're excited to announce our NEW Career Launch program! Learn how to create relationships with professionals, explore career fields, and improve self-confidence and career preparation. This program includes four weekly coaching sessions via Zoom and 28 days of micro-learning videos sent via text and email to the students. In addition, all students who participate in the program will receive a Certificate of Completion a FREE interactive workbook to guide you through your coaching sessions. Our first cohort will run every Thursday from October 7th through October 28th via Zoom from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Space is limited, so sign up today!
Register Here for the Coaching Sessions throughout the month of October

Job Search Strategies
Tuesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 pm
September 28, October 26, December 7
Pick up some key techniques that will help you plan your job search and maintain your energy throughout the process.
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Creative Visioning for Your Career
Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 pm
September 29, October 27, December 8
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. 
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Learn about Careers in Aging Studies, hosted by Nicole Major
Monday, October 4, 10:00 - 11:00 am

Learn about Careers in Horticulture and Landscape Design, hosted by Ken Lee
SSC 140 & Online
Wednesday, November 17, 10:00 - 11:00 am
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21st Century Skills
Mondays, starting September 20 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Learn about the 10 employability skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly changing 21st Century world of work! 

Topics include:
Adaptability, September 20
Self-Awareness, September 27
Digital Fluency, October 4
Communication, October 11
Collaboration. October 18
Empathy, October 25
Analysis/Solution Mindset, November 1
Resilience, November 8
Entrepreneurial Mindset, November 15
Social/Diversity Awareness, November 22
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Create Your LinkedIn Profile
SSC-140 & Online
Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00 pm
September 15, October 13, November 10
Create your LinkedIn profile from scratch! Get proven strategies to communicate your value and learn how to effectively build your network.
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The Value of Career Conversations
SSC-140 & Online
Fridays, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
September 17, October 15, November 19
Use Roadtrip Nation’s video database to explore your interests and view testimonials from professionals in the field you hope to pursue! Begin to learn how to have career conversations with professionals in real life, too.
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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 Career Placement Services website. For questions, contact Eric in the division of Economic Workforce Development and Business Science at (949) 582-4278.