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.

Spring 2021

*Due to COVID-19 ALL CLASSES are online with live trainers
Coaching takes place via GoogleMeet

Strategies for Today's Jobs (AARX 3002)

  • Jan. 19 to Feb. 11 - Tue. & Thu. 2 - 4 PM
    Instructor: Katie McClendon - [Course Prefix AARX 3002 - Synonym 23334]
  • Feb. 15 - Mar. 10 – Mon. & Wed. 6 - 8 PM
    Instructor Kathy Lansford, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 - Synonym 23337
  • Feb. 16 – Mar. 11 - Tue. & Thu. 2 - 4 PM
    Instructor: Katie McClendon, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 -Synonym 23338]
  • Mar. 22 to Apr. 14 - Mon. & Wed. 2 - 4 PM
    Instructor: Raka Bhaduri, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 -Synonym 23340]
  • Mar. 22 to Apr. 14 - Mon. & Wed. 6 - 8 pm
    Instructor Kathy Lansford, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 -Synonym 23342]
  • Mar. 23 – Apr. 15 - Tuesday. & Thu. 10 AM - 12 PM
    Instructor: Katie McClendon, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 -Synonym 23341]
  • Apr. 19 - May 12 - Mon. & Wed. 2 - 4 PM
    Instructor: Raka Bhaduri, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 -Synonym 23343]
  • May 26 - Jun. 23 – Mon. & Wed. 6 - 8 PM
    Due to the holiday schedule class will meet on 5/26, 6/2, 6/7, 6/9, 6/14, 6/16, 6/21, 6/23
    Instructors Kathy Lansford, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 -Synonym 23348]
  • May 24 – Jun. 17 - Tue. & Thu. 10 AM - 12 PM
    Instructor: Katie McClendon, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 -Synonym 23346]
  • May 24 – Jun. 17 - Tue. & Thu. 2 - 4 PM
    Instructor: Raka Bhaduri, [Course Prefix AARX 3002 -Synonym 23345]

Strategies for Today's Jobs – TXIT Apprenticeship Program

*Prerequisite Required!

  • Jan. 19 to Feb. 11 - Tue. & Thu. 6 - 8 PM
    Instructors: Kathy Lansford, Raka Bhaduri - [*Course Prefix AARX 3003 - Synonym 23335]
  • Feb. 15 to Mar 10. - Mon. & Wed. 4 - 6 PM
    Instructor: Katie McClendon [*Course Prefix AARX 3003 - Synonym 23336]

* 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,
Digital Skills for Today’s Jobs
Digital Fluency for Today's Jobs
ann.fant-saez@austincc.edu

 

512-223-9125

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

 

512-223-7488