NHC hosts free personal workshops series in February

Published on: February 05, 2007

Each semester, the North Harris College Counseling Center sponsors free personal and professional workshops open to students, staff and the community at large. The series offers a wide variety of topics designed to help you succeed at work and in life. This spring, NHC is hosting several specialized presenters in addition to the numerous sessions offered by NHC’s trained career counselors, psychologists, and professors. All area residents are welcome to attend. The February special presentations include:

Feb. 8:  “How to Make an Informed Career Decision,” 3 to 4 p.m., Academic Building, A-104a. Come learn about a career decision-making portfolio developed by NHC Counseling Center counselors. You will receive, at no charge, the career decision-making portfolio, plus hints on how to make the best use of the materials in order to make a career choice that will be the right fit for you. (Workshops presented in A-104A are limited to 10 participants. Priority seating will be for those who sign up in advance).

Feb. 12: “How to Conduct a Successful Job Search,” 3 to 4 p.m., Academicn Building, A-203. Topics include: Job search preparation checklist, how to fill out an application form properly, where to find job opportunities, and how to make cold calls.

Feb. 14: “Supporting Loved Ones Who Are Battling Depression,”1 to 2 p.m., Continuing Education Building, CE-101.

"Time Management," 3 to 4 p.m., Academic Building, A-200.

Feb. 15: “I Want To Be A Teacher,”1 to 2 p.m., Academic Building, A-104a. This workshop will answer questions about the classes needed to be a teacher, different University degrees and much more. Future teachers come for a relaxed discussion and a sharing of information.

“Red Hot Résumés,” 3 to 4 p.m., Academic Building, A-207. This presentation will give you an overview of the basics of résumé writing. Topics include: How to choose a format that is right for your job target, why a cover letter is so important, and how to prepare a scannable résumé.

Feb. 26: “Interview Skills Training,” 3 to 4:30 p.m., Academic Building, A-203.

Feb. 27:  “Helping a Friend Cope with Rape or Molestation,” 2 to 3:30 p.m., Academic Building, A-104a.

For more information, to receive a calendar of additional workshops, or to make a reservation, call 281.765.7894.

North Harris College is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive., one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit northharris.lonestar.edu

NHMCCD, among the five largest and fastest growing community colleges in Texas, comprises, North Harris College, Kingwood College, Tomball College, Montgomery College, Cy-Fair College, six satellite centers, and The University Center.

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