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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

The College Offering Free, Virtual, Career Development with Training Opportunities Beginning June 7


(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA • May 25, 2021)—New Choices, a free career development program at Delaware County Community College, helps people returning to work or looking for new, more rewarding careers to gain a competitive advantage in their career search, especially in the wake of the devastating economic impacts of COVID-19. And, the good news is that there are many job openings in Delaware and Chester Counties.

Starting June 7, New Choices will provide a free, one-week, virtual synchronous, online format class. A career counselor guides participants through topics including resume writing, interview communication, using LinkedIn and determining career goals—all in a supportive environment. New Choices graduates also receive free Microsoft Office refresher classes in person and are informed of other free and low-cost training opportunities.

In addition, the College’s laptop loan program provides students, who may have technology barriers, with access to classes and with the use of a computer for their job search. Classes are supplemented by one-on-one Zoom sessions with an instructor to help participants create an effective training plan or job search strategy.

New Choices sessions start June 7 and will continue online through the summer during the second week of each month. For more information, or to register, call 610-359-5232 or email newchoices@dccc.edu.

The New Choices Career Development Program is a free service of Delaware County Community College designed to help single parents, displaced homemakers and individuals going through life transitions (including those experiencing layoffs and furloughs). To learn more, see www.dccc.edu/new-choices.

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