Date: April 10, 2009
Contact: Carol Connelly, Director,
Media & Communication Services, ext. 5267, firstname.lastname@example.org
PNC – Porter County Offers Discover Career Counseling Program
WESTVILLE – Purdue University North Central – Porter County will offer the Discover Career Counseling Program, a free personalized service that will help individuals learn more about occupations and college majors that match their personal interests, abilities and values.
Group sessions will also be offered on Tuesdays, April 21 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and May 5 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
There will also be group sessions for high school students and their parents on Thursday, May 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday, May 13 from 7 to 9 p.m.
The service is free and open to the public, but reservations are required as space is limited. Discover will help define goals and give guidance in choosing a college major or making a career choice and can assist people making a career change. It features eight categories of information covering more than 500 occupations and six categories of information about college majors that prepare for these occupations.
Discover provides instruction in writing a cover letter and resume, interviewing techniques , and website access to internship opportunities. It is a valuable resource that provides connections to numerous career websites, allowing the user to make informed decisions about their future.
PNC – Porter County is located at 600 Vale Park Road , Valparaiso . To schedule an appointment or to obtain further information about the Discover Career Counseling Program, contact Allana Burke at (219) 462-4197 ext. 5284 or email@example.com . Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Burke.