FIRST STEP TO A NEW FUTURE: MEET WITH A CAREER COUNSELOR
Our Career Counselors will help you assess your skills and abilities so that you will be able to create a plan designed to help you achieve your career goals and improve your ability to accelerate your career.
CAREER COUNSELING MISSION:
The Education Fund’s Career Counseling Program’s mission is to empower, motivate, educate and prepare workers to excel and advance in their careers. Career Counselors advise and guide participants towards education and training options, as well as help individuals identify and achieve academic and career goals. We provide career counseling to SEIU members in CA, NV, Oregon, Washington and Colorado.
- One on one career planning & coaching
- Skills and career interests assessments
- Resume editing assistance
- Job search strategies & interviewing techniques
GET EDUCATED & GET STARTED: WEBINARS & WORKSHOPS:
Participate in one of the following counseling webinars to help you get started on your health care career journey:
EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT NURSING
Interested in going to school for RN, LVN-RN, or BSN? Learn what you need to do to increase your chances of being accepted into an accredited nursing school and how to navigate the nursing school application process.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 – 6:00-7:00pm Pacific time (7:00pm-8:00pm Mountain time)
KNOW YOUR EDUCATION FUND BENEFITS (SPANISH & ENGLISH)
Would you like to know more about your education benefits available to you at no cost? Join this online webinar led by career counselors from the Education Fund. A brief overview of benefits will be given followed by a question and answer session.
Spanish: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – 12:00-1:00pm Pacific time (1:00pm-2:00pm Mountain time)
English: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 – 6:00-7:00pm Pacific time (7:00pm-8:00pm Mountain time)
MOVING UP IN ALLIED HEALTH
Thinking about moving up the Allied Health career ladder? Join the Education Fund Career Counselors to explore health careers such as Medical Assistant, Radiologic Technologist, Respiratory Therapist and more! Learn what it takes to advance your career and how the Education Fund can assist you!
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 – 5:30-6:30pm Pacific time (6:30pm-7:30pm Mountain time)
Everyone needs to have a resume, even if you are not currently looking for a new job. Do you need help drafting or revising your resume? Attend this webinar to learn how to create a well-organized and effective resume.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – 5:30-6:30pm Pacific time (6:30pm-7:30pm Mountain time)
This webinar will help you to brush up on your interviewing skills. Tips and strategies for effective interviewing will be covered.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 – 5:30-7:00pm Pacific time (6:30pm-8:00pm Mountain time)
HOW TO PAY FOR SCHOOL
Do you know about the financial resources available from your employer? The Education Fund? Your union? Federal and State Aid? Scholarships? Come learn whats available and how to apply for these resources. We will also review money management tips that will help you plan for school and survive as a student. Check back for future webinars.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 – 6:00-7:00pm Pacific time (7:00pm-8:00pm Mountain time)
CAREER EXPLORATION FOR CAREER CHANGERS
Are you thinking about making a career change? Come explore your career options and find a career that matches your skills and interests. Learn what Education Fund resources can help you to reach your new career goal.
RETURNING TO SCHOOL
Not sure where to start? Join this webinar to learn where to begin your academic journey. Learn about various facets of returning to school such as how and where to start, addressing fears, program requirements and how to be academically successful.
NEW! TEAS RESOURCE PROGRAM:
Are you taking your last RN prerequisite class? Are you prepping for the TEAS exam?
If so, the Education Fund has exciting news for you! We are now providing resources to help you successfully pass the TEAS. This resource program provides you with the following:
- Career Counseling
- Information about local schools who offer TEAS preparation workshops
- A+ TEAS prep book
- Access to online TEAS practice tests
- Information about Advance Your Career (AYC) and/or Stipend application cycles
- Study tips and time management tips
Let the Ed Fund support you on your journey to preparing for and successfully passing this exam!
Check back later for application updates.