News & EventsFriday, February 12, 2016
Filed under: jobs
Ann Arbor is becoming a hotbed for the intelligent transportation industry, and this fall Washtenaw Community College will begin offering training and activities for students who want to work in this fast-growing field. The main components of Intelligent Transportation Systems are devices and software that enable vehicles to communicate with one another and prevent accidents. The US Department of Transportation estimates that such technology could eliminate up to 80 percent of crashes by unimpaired drivers by providing alerts. Vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for those under age 35, taking nearly 34,000 lives each year.
Washtenaw Community College’s year-over-year enrollment continues to rank amongst the best for reporting community colleges in Michigan, according to data as recent as Jan. 22.
It's a fact: An education costs a lot more than it used to. At many colleges and universities, tuition rates keep rising as much as five percent a year or more.
Designed to help job seekers with information technology opportunities – the Washtenaw Community College Career Services department is holding a career fair specific to the information technology industry in the Morris Lawrence building on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Representatives from more than 80 companies will be looking for employees at the WCC Career Fair on Tuesday, March 18. The fair will be held in the Morris Lawrence building from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Want a head start on getting a job after you graduate? Then be sure to attend WCC’s Internship Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm in the Morris Lawrence building.
Thinking about a career in information technology? A new program at WCC can help accelerate your path to a job.
Want access to up to 350 job listings that specifically target WCC students and alumni? Then log into the new WCC Career Connection.
WCC, the Washtenaw County Michigan Works Agency, and the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development have partnered to present the first Washtenaw County Career Expo on Thursday, June 27. The event takes place from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the WCC Morris Lawrence building. Participation is free and limited to the first 100 job seekers who pre-register.
WCC is preparing graduates for jobs in top growth areas. The College has seen an increased demand for skilled workers and is responding with programs.