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Community, technical college diversity career fair at EvCC

EVERETT — You can learn about career opportunities at 15 community and technical colleges at a diversity career fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 16 at Everett Community College’s Whitehorse Hall, located at 2000 Tower St.

Colleges are recruiting diverse talent for jobs in instruction, counseling, library services and administration.

The event is free. Registration is encouraged. Email recruiting@everettcc.edu to RSVP.

Participating colleges include Cascadia, Clark, Edmonds, Everett, Grays Harbor, Highline, Lake Washington, Peninsula, Pierce, Shoreline, Skagit, Whatcom, North Seattle, Central Seattle and South Seattle.

At the diversity career fair, you can learn why employees choose careers at community and technical colleges, how to create a successful application for faculty and administrative jobs, and about the diverse students community and technical colleges serve.

You can attend workshops about resume writing, interviewing, the culture of community college workplaces and how to present an effective teaching demonstration. Human Resources professionals will provide one-on-one resume reviews.

A panel of college presidents, including Edmonds Community College President Jean Hernandez and Whatcom Community College President Kathi Hiyane-Brown, will speak about careers in higher education.

Northwest Christian University professor Johnny Lake will present the keynote address, “Don’t Fake the Funk.”

Cindy Hough, executive director of the Washington Executive Leadership Academy, will speak about applying for administrative jobs.

For more information, contact Jennifer Howard, Everett Community College Vice President of Administrative Services, at jhoward@everettcc.edu or 425-388-9232.

 

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