CCW is offering students numerous engagement opportunities in the coming days, to hear from employees about hiring and skills needs for well-paying, in-demand occupations. This allows students to learn which occupations they want to target, plan their education more accurately, develop relationships with large regional employers and set the stage for work-based learning and more productive use of their time at community college.
Here is a quick overview of the upcoming engagement points for students:
- 4/27 from 12-1pm: How to land a job and excel as an Automotive Technician w/ LA Metro
- 4/28 from 6:30pm-7:30pm: KPCC special – How To Start A New Career: A College Pathways Virtual Event
- 4/29 from 12-1pm: Careers in Cyber Security and Cloud Computing
- 5/4 from 12-1pm: Tech Jobs: What are they, and how do you land one?
- 5/5 from 12-1pm: Careers in Public Service: Working for the County of Los Angeles
- 5/11 from 12-1pm: Communications Careers in 2021: Media, Website Design, and Marketing
- 5/13 from 12-1pm: Careers in Healthcare: 2021 and Beyond with WorkingNation – link to come, save the date!
Students exchange questions and answers with employers about skills needed for careers, at a recent CCW student-focused opportunity
CCW is focused on institutionalizing the regular engagement of and partnerships between our 19 community colleges in the L.A. region and employers from high-growth industry sectors with projected growth of middle skill jobs. It is through these productive partnerships and real-time “feedback loops” that colleges can adaptively attune their programs, courses and curricula to the workforce needs in a way that this truly responsive, demand-driven and future-forward, while also providing students with the very important real-world experiences that come from work-based learning opportunities, such as internships, and that prepare them for living-wage and sustainable employment and careers.
Learn more and engage with CCW by contacting Claire Anderson.