Shoreline participating in Nov. 16 regional Diversity Career Fair

DiversityCareerfairWEBadShoreline Community College and 14 other community and technical colleges will come together at a diversity career fair with information about career opportunities at community and technical colleges.

Colleges are recruiting diverse talent for jobs in a variety of areas, including: instruction, counseling, library services and administration.

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

Attendees can learn about the variety of careers at community and technical colleges, how to create a successful application and about the diversity of students and other groups served by community and technical colleges.

The event will include 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 Prof. Johnny A. Lake, Ph. D., 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.

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