Career Week

Career Week

March 2-6, 2015

Lorain County Community College invites you to attend a campus wide Career Week to help students and prospective students learn more about LCCC's academic opportunities and related careers.

Faculty and staff from a variety of subject areas will offer short programs to help students learn about

  • majoring in their academic discipline
  • degree and career options for majors in that discipline
  • academic and career advising opportunities, 
  • other discipline and career related information

Different programs will be held each day throughout the week.  In addition, students will have opportunities to attend workshops and events that will focus on career decision, resume writing, interviewing skills, and other important career skills.  

Come to Career Week to learn about different areas of study and the careers they can lead to!

Course Sampling

This year's Career Week offers students and prospective students an opportunity to sit in on select classes for a single session. This allows the students a chance to see what the course is like before making the semester-long committment.

Click here for the list of courses available for Course Sampling.   

To sit in on any of the offered courses, please contact Career Services at careers@lorainccc.edu or
(440) 366-4076.      
     

Career Week Schedule
    

Monday, March 2           
       

Be Prepared! Tips For A Successful Career Fair Experience  

 

Noon to 1 p.m.
Room: LC 231
Career Services

Learn how to maximize your efforts when attending the Sail to Success Career Fair on Thursday, April, 9, 2014. Gain a better understanding of what prospective employers are looking for and how best “to work” the event so that you leave a positive, professional lasting impression. 


Sports and Fitness Career Session

1-2 p.m.
Room: PE 103
Health, Physical Education, Recreation Program

The HPER Program will host a Sports and Fitness Career Session that will include resume review and interview coaching for the Fitness Professional.

 

Tuesday, March 3 

 

Nurse Aide, Nursing, Radiologic Technology and Sonography Programs

Nurse Aide: 9-10 a.m.
Nursing: 10-11 a.m.
Radiologic Technology:  11 a.m. to Noon
Sonography: 1-2 p.m.
   
Room: HS 202
Allied Health and Nursing Division

Nursing and other Allied Faculty will be available to discuss the program and answer questions.


Party Like It’s...Your Career! 

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: College Center Commons
Career Services

Lunch provided – RSVP REQUIRED

To register, visit www.lorainccc.edu/careerparty  or call (440) 366-4076

If you went to a party, who would you like to hang out with, talk to, and connect with first? Believe it or not, this interactive mini-assessment can help you in part in defining your personality type or Holland Code. 

The Holland Code is a combination of three letters that could be the key, or at least one of the keys, to finding (or making decision) a compatible career path and even majors.

So, whether you are a new student, returning student, in transition, reentering or seasoned in the workforce....make sure you visit THE HOLLAND PARTY during Career Week! Most important, it’s about YOU and what YOU can do with it to move ahead.  And it’s easy. Just show up and think about yourself.


What’s Your Hustle?

2-3 p.m.
Room: LC 231
Career Services (AmeriCorps)

Are you searching for a fulfilling career? Do you know what moves you? Do you know your unique gifts/talents? Attend the “Heart+Head = Hustle” Workshop to answer these questions and help identify an impact-driven career that is right for you! Recognize your passion and let your talents shine!

Light refreshments and snacks will be served.

Registration is required to attend.

Click here to register online for What's Your Hustle.


Careers in Journalism and Other Related Fields

2:30-4:30 p.m.
Room: CC 207
Arts and Humanities

Explore the career opportunities available in journalism and other related field at The Collegian’s newsroom, CC 207, College Center.

Journalism skill offers a wide spectrum of local, national and global career prospects in newspapers and magazines (print and digital), freelancing, public relations and marketing. It also opens the door for entrepreneurs to launch their own business ventures.


Careers in Mechatronics

4-5:30 p.m.
Room: SM 306 (Desich Smart Center)

Mechatronics Technology with a major in Micro-Electromechancial Systems (MEMS) will prepare students as entry-level technicians and give them an understanding of how MEMS are designed and fabricated. This information session will provide an overview of the program and career opportunities.

Click here to learn more and to register.

Wednesday, March 4

 

Communication & English: A Path to Career Success

9 a.m. to Noon
Room: SC 2nd Floor Lobby
Arts and Humanities Division

What Can You Do With an English Degree? Stop by anytime to learn more about majoring in English and job opportunities for English majors. Listen to English majors share stories about their careers, and find out how the versatility of an English degree can help you achieve your career goals.

The Communication Department will offer a panel discussion from 10-11 a.m. and an informal Question and Answer session from 11 a.m. to noon. Topics of this session will include career options with a communications degree, communications courses offered at LCCC, and the partnership with BGSU. Participants will also learn how communications classes can enhance any major.


Party Like It’s...Your Career!

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: College Center Commons
Career Services

Lunch provided – RSVP REQUIRED

To register, visit www.lorainccc.edu/careerparty or call (440) 366-4076

If you went to a party, who would you like to hang out with, talk to, and connect with first? Believe it or not, this interactive mini-assessment can help you in part in defining your personality type or Holland Code.

The Holland Code is a combination of three letters that could be the key, or at least one of the keys, to finding (or making decision) a compatible career path and even majors.

So, whether you are a new student, returning student, in transition, reentering or seasoned in the workforce....make sure you visit THE HOLLAND PARTY during Career Week! Most important, it’s about YOU and what YOU can do with it to move ahead. And it’s easy. Just show up and think about yourself.

To register, visit www.lorainccc.edu/careerparty or call (440) 366-4076


Theatre - It's Much More Than Just Acting!

1-3 p.m.
Room: Stocker Studio Theater (SC 144)
Arts and Humanities Division

Looking for a career in the Theatre? It’s much more than just ACTING! Learn about the many career opportunities in the world of Theatre and what it takes to get a job in this diverse and exciting field.


Lasting Impressions - Professionalism Essentials

2:30-3:30 p.m.
Room: LC 231
Career Services

In addition to your education, your ability to create a positive first impression is critical as you transition to your first job after college. In this workshop you’ll learn tips to put your best foot forward in various professional situations -- whether you are interviewing, networking, or adapting to a new work environment. You’ll also learn about managing your digital footprint.


Careers in Mechatronics

6-7:30  p.m.
Room: SM 306 (Desich Smart Center)

Mechatronics Technology with a major in Micro-Electromechancial Systems (MEMS) will prepare students as entry-level technicians and give them an understanding of how MEMS are designed and fabricated. This information session will provide an overview of the program and career opportunities.

Click here to learn more and to register.

Thursday, March 5

    
    
Social Science Careers - Political Science, Public Administration, Non-Profit, Government, Business, Law

9:30-11:15 a.m.
Room: IL 116
Social Science Division

Professors and professionals in these fields will be available to talk to students and prospective students. For more information, please contact Dorinda Smith at dsmith@lorainccc.edu.


First Professional Resume

Noon to 1 p.m.
Room: LC 231
Career Services

Need a resume and don’t know where to start? This one hour workshop is designed to provide you with the fundamental steps in creating a resume and cover letter that will make a positive first impressions as you seek your first full or part-time employment.


Business Tour –  ShurTech Brands

2-4:30pm
*Bus will leave LCCC Commons lot at 1:40pm

Location: ShurTech Brands, 32150 Just Imagine Drive, Avon, OH 44011

ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets do-it-yourself tapes, office and housewares products under the Duck®, Painter’s Mate Green®, FrogTape®, Caremail®, Easy Liner® and Shurtape® brands. We are a subsidiary of Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Hickory, N.C., an industry-leading producer of pressure sensitive masking, duct, packaging and specialty tape products, with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China.

  • Must be registered to participate.
  • Bus transportation from LCCC main campus is provided or may drive separately(*)
  • Tours begin promptly so please arrive 5 minutes before the scheduled time.

Registration is closed at this time.

 

Friday, March 6

 

Business Tour –  Hyland, Creator of Onbase

9-11:30am
*Bus will leave LCCC Commons lot at 8:30am

Location:  Hyland, Creator of Onbase28500 Clemens Road, Bldg 1, Westlake, OH 44145

Hyland, creator of OnBase, is one of the largest independent enterprise content management (ECM) vendors. Our product, OnBase, is an award-winning software solution that solves problems resulting from time consuming, costly and error-plagued manual, paper-based tasks. OnBase is a suite of document, process and case management solutions that help organizations streamline processes and become more efficient.

  • Must be registered to participate. 
  • Bus transportation from LCCC main campus is provided or may drive separately(*) 
  • Tours begin promptly so please arrive 5 minutes before the scheduled time.

Registration is closed at this time.


Job Search Marathon

12:30-4:30 p.m.
Room: LC 231
Career Services

We’ve packaged all of the job search essentials in one action-packed 4 hour session! You’ll learn how to organize and conduct a job search, how to network, create a personal infomercial, write a winning resume and cover letter, and the keys to a successful interview, plus more!


 Science and Mathematics Speaker Series

"A Story of Entrepreneurship and Environmentalism in the Chemical Industry: Waste Plastic to Oil?"
Presented by Richard A. Schwarz, Ph.D.
Technical Advisor, RES Polyflow LLC, Akron

2 p.m.
Room IL 119
Science and Math Division

Attend this presentation to learn how Polyflow is inventing and bringing to market a new technology which converts mixed, dirty, non-recyclable polymer waste to a highly valuable petroleum mixture, -and creating a new industry.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact Dr. Hainaj at (440) 366-7280 or rhainaj@lorainccc.edu

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