ERIC Number: ED287538
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Imaginative Delivery of Services for Students on the Run.
Bloyer, Judy; And Others
Information is provided for a variety of student services provided by the Maricopa County (Arizona) Community College District. Section I describes the Computerized Job Placement System, designed to assist the Career Planning Office in placing students, and the Computer-Assisted Career Position Announcement System, which alerts current and former students to job opportunities related to their course work. Section II focuses on "Enhancing the Employability of Single Parents--College Readiness Phase," a 5-week, non-credit program utilizing a holistic approach to providing single parents with counseling for personal development, career exploration and decision making, and with basic academic and college survival skills. Section III describes the colleges' Career Expo, an annual event aimed at providing students, faculty, and community members with opportunities to meet representatives from a wide range of employers; and Careers in Health Fair, which promotes awareness of health careers among Arizona high school and college students. Section IV highlights the "Employment Talks" workshops, a series of weekly seminars on such topics as personal improvement, career planning, communication, and career options. Finally, section V describes the Self-Contained Employer Reception Area (a fold-away office/reception unit for use by employers visiting the campus), the Occupational Showcase (a "walk in and browse" environment focusing on a particular topic or segment of the world of work), and Career Wednesdays, a series of workshops on creative job-hunting. (EJV)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maricopa County Community Coll. District, Phoenix, AZ.