‘Retool Your Career’: Attend a Free Workshop, Meet Program Representatives at Continuing Education Fair, March 16

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The 2nd Annual ‘Retool Your Career’ Continuing Education Fair at Rutgers on Saturday, March 16, offers the public the opportunity to meet with representatives of scores of Rutgers continuing education programs and also attend a free career workshop on resume writing or networking.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cook Campus Center, 59 Biel Road, on the Rutgers Cook Campus. It is free and open to the public. Registration is required for the workshops.

Anyone who is un- or under-employed, considering a career change, seeking continuing education credits for certification or licensing, or interested in pursuing higher education for career enhancement is welcome to attend.

Attendees will be able to get their questions answered about Rutgers’ wide array of continuing education programs that can help them maximize their potential in the workplace or job market.   A Rutgers representative from the Center for Continuing Professional Development will be available to answer questions about Workforce Development programs that serve unemployed individuals.

Information will be available on credit and noncredit certificate programs; online, hybrid and classroom-based courses; and off-campus degree-completion programs

This year, the field of participating programs has expanded to include noncredit programs in supply chain management, urban entrepreneurship, accounting, and foreign languages.

Popular areas such as executive education, accounting, engineering, labor studies, public administration, K-12 education, social work, professional science master’s, green technology, labor studies, communication, and alcohol counseling will again be represented.  

Visitors can learn about dozens of online training programs that offer certification and training for careers in such fields as medical billing, project management, human resources, administrative and paralegal professions.

In addition, staff from Rutgers’ Summer Session, Undergraduate Admissions and Graduate Admissions offices will be present to answer questions.

Attendees may register for a free one-hour career workshop on either resume writing or networking.  

Making Your Résumé Work for You: Tips & Techniques to Stand out in a Tough Job Market will be presented at 9:30 a.m. by Dr. Colleen Georges, a certified professional résumé writer and career coach.

Networking Your Way to a New or Better Career will be presented at 10 .m. by Christine Clericuzio, a professional networker and former executive recruiter for a Fortune 300 company.

To register for a workshop, click here.

For more information about the ‘Retool Your Career’ Continuing Education Fair, go online, call 732-932-6998, ext. 615, or send email to events@docs.rutgers.edu.

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