Job Readiness

Job Readiness

Resume and Cover Letter Review

Writing and revising resumes and cover letters can be one of the hardest parts of a job search.Come to the library and get ideas for making your job-search documents stand out.A librarian will be available to review your work and suggest resources for making the most of your career search.

Resume Workshop

Join us for a one-on-one resume workshop that will help you create and improve your resume.Walk-ins welcome!Handouts on resume dos and don'ts will be provided and resume handbooks will be available for check-out.Please call 202-698-6373 for more information.

Word I Basics

Learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: I. OscarizComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and the skills acquired in the PC Basics class.You will learn to:

Introduction to MS Publisher

Explore the many document creation possibilities of this powerful desktop publishing software. Microsoft Publisher is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and PowerPointYou will learn to:

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.Class Objectives:

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.Class Objectives:

PC Basics

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. TaylorComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.You will learn to:

PC Basics

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. GreenComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.You will learn to:

PC Basics

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. GreenComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.You will learn to:

PC Basics

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: X. E. HanComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.You will learn to:

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