News & EventsFriday, March 6, 2015
Filed under: jobs
By Janet Miller
Last summer it was all about the work for two talented WCC welders. Brandon Woodman and Alex Pazkowski, students in the WCC welding program, were hired by Triune Manufacturing Company in Madison Heights, Mich., to help fabricate an educational experience on wheels.
Manufacturing is regaining its foothold in Michigan, and it needs skilled technicians to make it strong. To help build awareness for this growing employment field, WCC is hosting a special event on Monday, March 26, from 11:00am to 1:30pm in the Morris Lawrence building.
WCC hopes to make finding a job a little easier for students and community members when it hosts the 15th Annual Spring Job Fair and Nonprofit Showcase on Tuesday, March 20, from noon to 4:00pm in the Morris Lawrence building. The event is free and open to the public.
Sage advice comes from experience. And experience is what WCC values and celebrates in two new mentorship programs.
Working from home is fairly common these days. And WCC graduate Javan Makhmali demonstrates daily how successful that arrangement can be.
WCC is helping area nonprofits increase their number of community volunteers. On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the WCC Student Development and Activities department will host a Volunteer Fair from 11:00am to 1:00pm on the second floor of the Student Center building. The event is free and open to the public.
By Nancy Clay
Adults enroll in WCC’s GED preparation program to complete something they started. Now the program has several new components to help them set their next set of goals. At the top of the list: continuing on for a college certificate or degree.