NMC students help the community get back to work
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:13:46 GMT —
If you're looking for a job or want to switch careers and maybe you've gotten a bit rusty with your interviewing skills, a group of students from Northwestern Michigan College want to help.
Professional Communications students at Northwestern Michigan College are teaming up with the Traverse Area Human Resources Association to host a free event called "Career Kickstart."
It's a class project designed to help people in Grand Traverse County looking for a job with career counseling, mock interviews and resume help. There is also a clothing collection drive happening through March 27 at the Beckett and Osterlin Buildings at NMC's Main campus or the Parson-Stulen Building on the Aero Park campus. The clothing will then be given for free to people in attendance of Career Kickstart.
Will Bennett is a student in the Professional Communications class hosting the service-learning project. He says this project is a way for the students to help the community while learning a lot themselves.
"If you're underemployed, unemployed or just looking for help with anything or you're looking to transition from a job to an actual career...we're giving the opportunity for people to present themselves in a more professional manner," Bennett said.
Career Kickstart is happening April 11 from 10 AM to 2 PM in the Welcome Center at NMC's main campus in Traverse City.
For more information on the one-day event, contact Kristy McDonald, firstname.lastname@example.org.