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MCC’s Workforce Development to offer a 50+ job seminar

12/06/2018

AARP and MCC can help older workers learn the strategies needed to compete for full-time jobs in today's market.
AARP and MCC can help older workers learn the strategies needed to compete for full-time jobs in today's market.

Mott Community College’s Workforce and Economic Development Division is partnering with the AARP Foundation and their Back to Work 50+ program to become the first Community College in Michigan to partner in this initiative. MCC will host free monthly workshops and careers coaching seminars for jobseekers aged 50 and older beginning on Friday Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. The workshops will be at the Workforce offices at 709 N. Saginaw Street in Flint. Seating is limited, call 855-850-2525 to register.

“Many people aged 50 and up still want to work,” said Dartanyan Jamerson, Director of Workforce Development. “What is nice about this program is that past work experience and training is always beneficial when it comes to placement, however, it is not a pre-requisite to participate in this workshop.”

“The workshop is for anyone aged 50 and older, regardless of education or work experience,” he added, “it is a great opportunity to learn the strategies needed to compete for full-time, in-demand jobs today.”

 


Mott Community College is committed to excellence in education and offering services that cultivate student success and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community. With more than 100 academic and occupational degree programs, we help students prepare to achieve more in an ever-changing economy. Through university transfer agreements, high-demand associate's degree programs and one-year certification programs, we help ensure that all Mott students are ready to get more out of life.

As an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, the College encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran’s status, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC-2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC-1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191.

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