Upcoming Career Resource Center Workshops

The Career Resource Center offers virtual career workshops online. 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 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 (Click here for calendar view)

The Value of Career Conversations
Thursday Aug 5th at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Added Date)
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. RSVP

Resume Writing Tips
Tuesdays June 8, July 6, and August 10 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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. RSVP

Interviewing Tips
Wednesdays June 9, July 7, and August 11 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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! RSVP

Job Search Strategies
Wednesdays June 16 and July 21 at 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Pick up some key techniques that will help you plan your job search and maintain your energy throughout the process. RSVP

Create Your LinkedIn Profile
Thursdays June 10, July 8, and August 12 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Create your LinkedIn profile from scratch! Get proven strategies to communicate your value and learn how to effectively build your network. RSVP

Choose Your Major 
Wednesdays at 2 to 3:00 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. You can sign into Zoom 10 minutes early to ensure you can connect properly.  RSVP 

How to Research Colleges 
Mondays at 4:30 to 5:30 pm
Learn how to research colleges and universities with Career Guidance Specialist, Donnie Mineo. Presentation will last approximately 30 minutes. You can sign into Zoom 10 minutes early to ensure you can connect properly. RSVP

Let Your Personality Guide You to New Careers
Tuesdays at 11:00 to 12:30 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. You can sign into Zoom 10 minutes early to ensure you can connect properly. 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 Career Placement Services website. For questions, contact Eric in the division of Economic Workforce Development and Business Science at (949) 582-4278.
 

Prior Workshops

21st Century Skills Workshop Series
Learn about the 10 employability skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly changing 21st Century world of work! 

Topics include:
Adaptability
Self-Awareness 
Digital Fluency 
Communication 
Collaboration 
Empathy 
Analysis/Solution Mindset 
Resilience 
Entrepreneurial Mindset 
Social/Diversity Awareness 

#TrendingNow: Careers in Horticulture and Landscape Design
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!

Designing Your Life
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.

Creative Visioning for Your Career
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. 

Re-Entry Services Overview
Thinking about re-entering college or changing career direction? Join us for an overview of resources available through Re-Entry Services.