Career Launch

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Date: Feb 11 2019, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Middle School & Teen - 6397 Garcia Blvd. JBLM-Lewis Main Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98433 Google Map

BGCA's Career Launch: Free Workforce Preparation Classes
Hillside Youth Center / Teen Zone
Select Mondays 5-6 p.m.

9-17-18: 1. What is my vision for the future?

9-24-18: 2. What does a career provide?

10-1-18: 3. What are potential careers?

10-15-18: 4. What are realistic options for me to start today?

10-22-18: 5. Where do I begin? Bonus workplace safety training

10-29-18: 6. Dressing for success and customer service!

11-5-18: 7. How can I improve my communication skills?

11-19-18: 8. How do I prepare for an interview or first contact?

11-26-18:9. How do I keep a potential employer interested in me?

12-10-1:8 10. What’s it really like to work? Dressing for Success Challenge!

1-7-19: 11. How can I become a valued employee?

1-14-19: 12. What can I do on my own to explore careers?

1-28-19: 13. Part two interviewing for success? Learning the top 10 do’s and don’ts

2-11-19: 14. What factors contribute to career success?

2-25-19: 15. What kind of post-secondary education/training can I pursue?

3-11-19: 16. When and how do I create a resume? Resume stuffings.

3-18-19: 17. How do I deal with workplace challenges?

3-25-19: 18. What other skills and attitudes are important for success on the job?

4-1-19: 19. What is my long-range education and career plan? 

4-8-19: 20. Creating a account and NAF job searching


4-15-19 Graduation Day: To graduate with a certificate, youth must attend fifteen of the twenty sessions. Great for high school portfolios, resume fillers, Running Start, and all other college or career explorations. Also, graduating students will receive a party with food. There is also the possibility of receiving a professional letter of recommendation for qualifying members. 

*Must be a registered member to attend all Career Launch and Money Matters classes.

*Special note: Each session is worth $5 in Teen Zone student store currency (smart bucks). The student store is open on Fridays around 4:30 p.m. Perfect attendance will receive two unique items.

*Money Matters classes count for up to three missed Career Launch classes.   



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