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VSAC, CCV team up to offer free career-planning workshops

Vermonters can seek guidance; explore tools to navigate the job search

WINOOSKI (January 25, 2016) — Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and Community College of Vermont will hold free career-planning workshops at CCV locations across Vermont beginning next week.

Topics include different strategies and resources to help Vermonters with career planning and the process of finding a job. The first, “It’s Your Move: Choosing a Career that Works for You,” is designed for people who are considering possible careers and are seeking guidance and tools to help navigate the job search.

The second, “Updating Your Workplace Skills: Education and Training Options,” will provide information about college and training programs that can help Vermonters advance and update their workplace skills. Each two-hour event is free and open to the public.

The schedule for these workshops is:

It’s Your Move: Choosing a Career that Works for You

Rutland, 60 West St.: Thursday, Feb. 4, 3-5 p.m.

Winooski, 1 Abenaki Way:  Monday, Feb. 8, 3-5 p.m.

Brattleboro, 41 Harmony Place: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 3-5 p.m.

Newport, 100 Main Street, Suite 150: Tuesday, March 8, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Montpelier, 660 Elm St.: Tuesday, April 12, 3-5p.m.

Updating Your Workplace Skills: Education and Training Options

Winooski, 1 Abenaki Way: Wednesday, February 17, 3-5 p.m.

Newport, 100 Main Street, Suite 150: Tuesday, March 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Brattleboro, 41 Harmony Place: Wednesday, March 16, 3-5 p.m.

Rutland, 60 West St.: Thursday, April 14, 12-2 p.m.

Montpelier, 660 Elm St.: Tuesday, April 19, 3-5 p.m.

For more information or to register for a workshop, please call the academic center in which the event is being held. The contact information for all centers can be found at http://ccv.edu/find/.

About VSAC – Changing Lives through Education and Training since 1965

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is a public, nonprofit agency established by the Vermont Legislature in 1965 to help Vermonters achieve their education and training goals after high school. VSAC serves students and their families in grades 7-12, as well as adults returning to school, by providing education and career planning services, need-based grants, scholarships and education loans. VSAC has awarded more than $600 million in grants and scholarships for Vermont students, and also administers Vermont’s 529 college savings plan. Share your VSAC story by email to myVSACstory@vsac.org or submit a video to YouTube. Find us at www.vsac.org or check in on Facebook and Twitter. #changing lives

About Community College of Vermont

CCV is Vermont’s second largest college, serving over 7,000 students each semester. With 12 locations and extensive online learning options, our students don’t have to travel far from their communities to access our 18 degree and seven certificate programs, workforce, secondary and continuing education opportunities, and academic and veterans support services.

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