Congratulations on taking this important step toward your career!

Career Services has crafted the Fast Forward training sessions exclusively for our West-MEC community.

These virtual sessions offer a variety of topics designed to propel you forward on your path to economic independence.

Job Search 101

The job search process can be difficult to navigate alone. Together we will review the steps to conduct a job search, submit a stand-out application, and prepare for an interview.

March 16th

12:00 PM | virtual session - link to be shared upon registration


Starting a New Job

When starting a new job you will be faced with paperwork you may have never seen before. Join us to learn about new hire documents like tax withholding forms, benefits packages, and more!

March 16th | virtual session - link to be shared upon registration

1:15 PM


Previous Courses Offered

Talk to your campus Career Services Coach to learn more about future offerings.

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What To Expect In My First Year of College

Leaving high school entering college can cause some anxiety especially when you don't know what to expect.

You have tons of questions; in state ...out of state???

On campus or living at home??? Do I need a job???

How much for this book??? I have roommates??!?

Where is the food???

Join Ryan Sanborn Resident Director, Grand Canyon University and his team in a round table/ Q&A Session as they discuss these topics and seek to answer... what to expect in your first year of college.

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What To Expect and What's Expected Entering The Job Market

My first real job since high school...

Yes...I'm starting my career? Full Time??? Benefits??? My schedule is what??? That's not my job title! My boss hates me!

Entering the job market can be a little uneasy, join a panel of recruiters, managers and career coaches as they help you navigate, relieve anxiety and answer the question...what to expect and what is expected entering the job market.

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Financial Preparation:

What Every Parent Needs To Know

Calling all parents and guardians--this one's for you! We know you want to set your child up for success, so we will cover smart financial practices that you can start implementing to give them their greatest chance of achieving financial independence. Hopefully you can learn a thing or two about your own financial habits as well!

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This session will introduce and educate on the benefits and necessity of LinkedIn and other employment platforms for those entering the workforce in the near future.

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Employability Skills

“The Skills You Need Now To Succeed In The Future" This session is designed to give you some of the basic skills every employer & instructor looks for in an incoming employee/ student.

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