Workshops & Event Calendar



The Ventura College Career Center invites you to attend and gain practical skills that will help you throughout your college and career journey!






Build Your Resume

August 30 @ 2pm
Discover the best formats for your resume, types of experience to include, best skills to include and more as you create a great resume to impress your next employer!

Create A Competitive Resume

September 20 @ 10am
Learn to write solid bullet points that illustrate the work you have accomplished to help you stand out from the other applicants!


Resume Lab

September 26 @ 12pm
Join us in the Resume Lab, where you can work with the Career Center team and Talent Acquisition experts to craft the best resume!  All levels welcome - whether creating a resume from scratch to updating your seasoned document. Lunch included! 



On-Campus Job Search

August 22 @ 12pm
Meet the Career team and learn about on-campus jobs, application process, and available positions.

Handshake Lab

September 7 @ 2pm
Learn about our online job & internship board and receive help setting up your profile with tips & tricks to help the system work for you! Light Refreshments included!


How to Read a Job Description

November 15 @ 1pm
While this session sounds like a no-brainer, many on the job hunt are often tempted to click the "apply" link while failing to read the entire description. Doing so can be costly - wasting your valuable time and potentially resulting in a failed search. Learn what to look for and how you can evaluate the company, position, and more by what's included in the description. Lunch included! 



Ventura College Fall Internship Fair

October 11 @ 10am
Meet with recruiters and learn about internship offerings for the 2023-2024 academic year. Over 57.6% of interns transition into a full-time position so make sure to attend!

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Interviews - An Overview

October 4 @ 1pm
Introduction to Big Interview with tips and trends on Interviewing to help you feel confident and better prepared for that important interview.


Mock Interview Day!

November 21 @ 10am
Meet with local talent acquisition specialists and recruiters to help you practice, feel confident and better prepared to interview. *Pre-registration is required. 



LinkedUp and LinkedIn!

October 17 @ 12pm

Learn the basics of LinkedIn, a professional social platform, and how you can increase your network as you begin to consider a career path and keep that connection going with a LinkedIn profile page.



Create Your Story

September 14 @ 11am
You have a story to tell but do you know how to tell it? In this session you will learn how to identify your strengths, the capital you bring, and how to articulate your career goals to help you shine as you interview and network. 


Meet Employers on Campus - A Professional Mixer

November 2 4-6pm
November 29 4-6pm
Join the Career Center Team as we host industry partners on campus in a professional setting. Mixers can help you make connections with potential employers, engage with like-minded individuals, help build confidence, and practice your elevator pitch. Appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages provided. Business attire recommended. *Pre-registration is required.  

NEW THIS SEMESTER! Community Circles

Community Circle

Join us as our career counselor leads a roundtable discussion where we discuss current career-related issues/topics affecting our students today. This is a non-judgmental, open and interactive session with tips provided to help you on your path. *Light refreshments provided

Removing Barriers

October 26 @ 1pm 

Moving Past Rejection

December 7 @ 12pm 


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