The ACS Employment Readiness Program (ERP) at Fort Jackson provides monthly employment and education workshops open to all military and DOD civilian employee ID card holders and military family members. Here’s what’s coming up in July:
JULY 7: Steps to Federal Employment for Military Spouses
Attention job seekers! Looking for Federal employment? This workshop will walk you through every step of the way! Workshop is targeted to military spouses, but open to all military and DOD civilian ID card holders. Pre-registration is required: e-mail email@example.com or call 803-751-5256. July 7, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Strom Thurmond Bldg., room 222.
JULY 9, 16, 23, 30: Teen Job Readiness Workshop Series
Attention teens! Do you need something to do this summer? Not old enough to work or can’t find a summer job? Join us in July to earn a Job Readiness Certificate. This training will prepare you for employment success! Complete all four classes and earn a Job Readiness Certificate. This certification will look great on your resume, college admission packages and scholarship applications! Open to military and DOD civilian teens ages 13-19. Pre-registration is required: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 803-751-5256. The following workshops will be held in the Strom Thurmond Bldg., room 222 (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.):
- July 09: Career Exploration
- July 16: Employment 101
- July 23: Customer Service Skills
- July 30: Managing Your Money That You Earn
JULY 15: Scholarship Opportunity
Military spouses are encouraged to drop by the Employment Readiness Office (Strom Thurmond Bldg., Room 223) and pick of a free copy of the Military Spouse magazine. July’s issue features information on how to apply for the $10,000 college scholarship sponsored by Home Depot and Military Spouse magazine. Scholarship deadline is July 15, 2014.
JULY 15 and 29: Job Search Strategies for Military Spouses
Seeking employment on Fort Jackson or in the surrounding area? Get a jump-start on your job search by obtaining relevant information about employment, education and volunteer opportunities. Topics include on and off post employment opportunities, Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP), job search tips, SC Works WIA program, basic resume writing techniques, interviewing skills and much more! All spouses of active duty/retired military personnel and survivors will be eligible to enroll in the ERP to receive one-on-one employment assistance, receive ongoing e-mail job postings and have resumes sent to prospective private sector employers! Only need to attend one session. Workshop is targeted to military spouses, but open to all military and DOD civilian ID card holders. Pre-registration is required: e-mail email@example.com or call 803-751-5256. July 15 and 29, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Strom Thurmond Bldg., room 222.
JULY 22: Starting and Running a Small Business
This seminar will be presented by the University of South Carolina Small Business Development Center. To register, call the ACAP office at 751-4109/6062. Topics include Start-up Information, Business License and Plan, Internet Resources, Small Business Planning Resource Guide and more! This event is co-sponsored by ACS ERP Office and
ACAP, and open to military and family members and DOD civilian ID card holders. July 22, 9:00-11:30 a.m., Education Center, Room B-204.
JULY 22: Resume Writing and Interviewing Skills Workshop
Thisworkshop is designed to provide you with tools and knowledge useful inbuilding your resume and improving your interviewing skills. Workshop isconducted by BlueCross BlueShield Human Resources Department. Excellentopportunity to network with BCBS personnel! Many of our clients who attendthis class have had success in being employed with BlueCross BlueShield of SC. July 22, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Strom Thurmond Bldg., room 222. Open to militaryand family members and DOD civilian ID card holders. Pre-registration isrequired: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 803-751-5256.
More to come: check the ERP website each month for upcoming events!