Job Readiness

Job Readiness

Email Basics

Learn to use the basic features of Web-based email and the significant function of attaching a document, such as your résumé, to your email transmission. The job search process requires that you have an established email account. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. HammockComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.You will learn to:

HTML Basics

Introduction to simple Web page design, using the HyperText Markup Language (.html). Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis (2.5 hours).Instructor: T. NguyenComputer 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, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate and Email Basics. A significant amount of typing is required!You will learn to:

Job Seekers Clinic

Get help with your job search. Drop in for personalized help with job seeking skills. Get help with:

Career Seekers Program

Resume and Cover Letter Review:Staff will critique your resume and cover letter. 

Career Seekers Program

LinkedIn Basics: Jan. 9 and March 20Mock Interviews: April 3Writing KSAs: April 17

Excel II Intermediate

Learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: H. WhiteComputer 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 Excel I Basics.You will learn to:

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:

Pages