Strategies for Today's Jobs!

If you are interested in this online course opportunity, please contact Katie McClendon at katie.mcclendon@austincc.edu for more information.

Make your job search easier.

More than ever, finding a job requires time, skills, and the support of a team. Strategies for Today's Jobs is a course that offers comprehensive, job search training to increase your employment outcomes in our digital era. This 4-week long class is entirely online and hosted by Austin Community College’s Career Services department.

You'll get:

  • 1-on-1 career coaching
  • Resume & cover letter writing assistance
  • Access to Jobscan, a tool that analyzes resume effectiveness
  • Face-to-face & remote interview practice via Big Interview (AI driven software)
  • Networking experience
  • Help creating a personal brand & elevator pitch
  • LinkedIn & Indeed training
  • Salary negotiation skills
  • Ongoing career support

Who can benefit?

Strategies for Today’s Jobs is designed for students of all backgrounds. Whether you’re seeking an internship, apprenticeship, trying to land your dream job, or looking to re-enter the workforce after a recent layoff or prolonged absence, we can help. Our staff has extensive experience and is ready to help you reach your unique employment goals.

Time Commitment

This class meets monthly, two days per week (M, W or T, Th) for a total of 16 hours.

Summer 2021

  • May 25 - Jun. 17 – Tue. & Thu. 10 AM - 12 PM
    Instructors: Melissa Totah & Nancy Lobrovich, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 -Synonym 32543]
  • May 25 – Jun. 17 - Tue. & Thu. 2 - 4 PM
    Instructors: Elizabeth Maze & Jarvier Peeples, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 -Synonym 23345]
  • June 22 – July 15 - Tues. & Thurs. 10 AM - 12 PM
    Instructors: Melissa Totah & Elizabeth Maze, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 - Synonym 33223]
  • June 22 – July 15 - Tues. & Thurs. 2 - 4 PM
    Instructors: Nancy Lobrovich & Jarvier Peeples, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 - Synonym 32546]
  • July 12 – Aug 4 - Mon. & Wed. 2 - 4 PM
    Instructors: Jarvier Peeples, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 - Synonym 33224]
  • July 13 – Aug 5 - Tues. & Thurs. 10 AM - 12 PM
    Instructors: Nancy Lobrovich, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 - Synonym 33225]
  • July 12 – Aug 4 - Mon. & Wed. 6 - 8 PM
    Instructors: Elizabeth Maze, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 - Synonym 33227]

Strategies for Today's Jobs – TXIT Apprenticeship Program

*Prerequisite Required!

  • June 22 - July 15 - Tues. & Thurs. 6 - 8 PM
    Instructor: Raka Bhaduri & Melissa Totah [Course Prefix AARX 3003 - Synonym 33311]
  • July 13 – Aug 5 - Tues. & Thurs. 2 - 4 PM
    Instructor: Melissa Totah [Course Prefix AARX 3003 - Synonym 33312]

* Students must first be accepted into the TXIT Apprenticeship Program to enroll in these sections.

Register

Whether you are new to ACC or you already have an ACCeID, select the option that applies to you. Then, follow the steps to register through ACC’s Continuing Education department. 

I'm new to ACC (You do not have an ACCeID)

  1. Click on the Registration button and go to the bottom left of the page
  2. Click on “Register and Pay for Continuing Education Classes” (You will not be charged!)
  3. Enter your desired course number or synonym (See class schedule above)
  4. On the "Select Classes" screen, click the empty box to the left of the class you just chose, then click “Submit.”
  5. On the "Personal Identification" screen, fill in your personal info, then click "Submit."
  6. The next screen will ask you for feedback. Click "Submit" when completed.
  7. Lastly, select “Register Now” from the drop-down menu then select a payment type. Then click "Submit" to receive registration confirmation.

I’m a current or returning ACC Student (You have an ACCeID)

  1. Click on the Registration button and go to the bottom left of the page
  2. Click on “I have attended ACC and Know my ACC eID” (first option).
  3. Log in using your ACC eID and password.
  4. Click on “Register and Pay for Continuing Education Classes.” (You will not be charged!)
  5. Enter your desired course number or synonym. (See class schedule above.)
  6. On the "Select Classes" screen, click the empty box to the left of the class you just chose, then click “Submit.”
  7. On the "Personal Identification" screen, fill in your personal info, then click "Submit."
  8. The next screen will ask you for feedback. Click "Submit" when completed.
  9. Lastly, select “Register Now” from the drop-down menu, and select a payment type. Then click "Submit" to receive registration confirmation.

Click on the button below, then use the corresponding class synonym to complete registration.

REGISTER NOW!

For Program Information contact:

For Class Information contact:

Ann Pamela Saez,
Director,
Skills for Today’s Jobs
Digital Fluency for Today's Jobs
ann.fant-saez@austincc.edu

512-223-9125

Katie McClendon,
Supervisory Trainer
Strategies for Today's Jobs 
katie.mcclendon@austincc.edu

512-223-7488