Monday, April 20, 2015

Workshop: Interview Preparation

April 22
12:00 noon
SAC East #225

Have an interview coming up or looking for a new job? This workshop is presented by FTTW and Student Employment will focus on your 30 second introduction and skills needed for a successful interview. Be prepared for the Job Fair on campus to be held April 29th.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Cabrillo College Job Fair April 29!

Student Employment and Fast Track to Work are pleased to announce the upcoming Cabrillo College Job Fair! All students, alumni, and members of the public are welcome to attend. Sponsored in partnership with Santa Cruz County Workforce, America's Job Center, and Goodwill, this event represents the first campus job fair since 2008. We have invited 25 employers who are actively recruiting students for jobs in the community.
April 29, from 10-2 in the Quad (next to the 100 Building).

To prep for the Job Fair, Student Employment and Fast Track to Work are hosting an informal workshop on Interview Etiquette. Bring your lunch and stay to discuss your 60-Second Pitch. We'll help you practice describing your skills, so you're ready for that next interview.
April 22, 12-2, SAC West Room 202.

For more information on the Job Fair or the workshops, please contact Student Employment: studentjobs@cabrillo.edu or 831-479-6413.

Tuesday Support Group

Announcing a drop-in support group for people affected by substance abuse: former addicts, partners, parents, etc.


Volunteers Needed for Graduation Ceremony

Graduation is May 22 and volunteers will need to work from 4-8 pm, mostly to serve as runners for the last minute prep and during the event.

Please contact Jennifer Wood at Student Employment for more information or to sign up.
831-479-6413

Wellness Walks @ 1:00

Join Student Health Services every M-Th at 1:00 pm for their Wellness Walks. They will meet in front of the Health Center at 1:00 pm and take a 30 min walk around campus. Its a great opportunity to get more steps into your day. All employees and students are welcome.

Wellness Walk Flyer

Additional weekly groups:
Tobacco Free Group Mondays at 3 in room 913
Mindful Stress Group Thursdays at noon in room 911B
Rainbow Group LGBTQ support Thursdays 1-2pm 915B

Here's to a healthy Spring!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Majors Workshop

Do you have a major yet? Maybe you have one but you're not sure if it's right for you. Things change.

Did you know that all students are required to identify a major by the end of their third (3rd) semester or after completing 15 units of degree-applicable coursework?

Join your fellow students at a free workshop:
Monday, April 20th, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
upstairs in the library, room 1064 in The HUB, by the writing center.
LUNCH PROVIDED!


Let us help you hone in on a possible career, the degree and major that can make that career happen, and the road map to get there. 

Brought to you by the Counseling Department and Transfer and Career Center.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Live Earth Farm Summer Camp - Scholarships!

The Live Earth Farm have raised enough funds this year to offer 30 full and partial scholarships for their summer camp programs.

For more information please click on the flyer link below or log onto: http://www.liveearthfarm.net/discovery-program/programs/farm-camps/
English Flyer 
Espanol Flyer

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Student Planning Help

Here are a few helpful tools for using Student Planning in WebAdvisor.
 

Student Planning Instructional Videos: 
Adding, Deleting, and Moving Courses on your Plan 
Registering for Classes Using Student Planning 

For written instructions on how to use Student Planning, click here.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Summer and Fall 2015 Schedule is Online!

It's time to start preparing for the Summer and Fall semesters. Dig out your ed plan and compare it to this schedule. Make sure the classes on your ed plan are being offered.

If the classes you need are not being offered or your ed plan doesn't have Summer or Fall 2015 on it, you must make an appointment with our counselor. Stop by or call us 479-6344.
Summer/Fall 2015 schedule

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Cabrillo College Job Fair - April 29!

Student Employment and Fast Track to Work are pleased to announce the upcoming Cabrillo College Job Fair! The Job Fair will be April 29, from 10-2 in the Quad (next to the 100 Building). All students, alumni, and members of the public are welcome to attend. Sponsored in partnership with Santa Cruz County Workforce, America's Job Center, and Goodwill, this event represents the first campus job fair since 2008. We have invited 25 employers who are actively recruiting students for jobs in the community.

To prep for the Job Fair, Student Employment and Fast Track to Work are hosting two informal workshops:
  • Resume Prep. April 10, 12-2, SAC West Room 202. Bring your lunch and stay to see some good resume formats, ask questions, and discuss common resume mistakes.
  • Interview Etiquette. April 22, 12-2, SAC West Room 202. Bring your lunch and stay to discuss your 60-Second Pitch. We'll help you practice describing your skills, so you're ready for that next interview.
For more information on the Job Fair or the workshops, please contact Student Employment: studentjobs@cabrillo.edu or 831-479-6413.

Monday, April 6, 2015

CalWORKs Hourly Activity Record for April

April 2015 - PDF
April 2015 - Excel

Print out the PDF and fill in by hand or open the Excel file and type in your hours. The formulas in the Excel file will add up your hours for you. You may also pick up copies in our office.

Remember that for every one hour of class you may claim one hour of unsupervised study time. Study time beyond that must be supervised. You can work in the Fast Track office, Library, Computer Technology Center, STEM Center, or Tutoring Center for these hours.

Monthly reports are due on 5th of the following month. Turn it in by then and you will be entered into our drawing for a $25 gift card!

Also, here are blank versions if you need to catch up with previous months.

English PDF    English Excel 

Spanish PDF   Spanish Excel

Parenting Workshops

Check out these classes offered by Positive Discipline Community Resources.

2-day Workshop 

Various Parenting Workshops 

PDCR is a local nonprofit dedicated to helping parents with respectful and effective tools that honor both the child and adult. We provide instructional classes, support groups, and one-on-one coaching. We promote a model of interaction between children and adults that teaches respect and fosters a sense of belonging and significance.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Inexpensive Eye Glasses

Take a look at Zenni Optical for a nice choice of inexpensive glasses. Upload a photo and "try them on."

http://www.zennioptical.com/

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Seeking Success in College... and in Life???

Join Sean Covey, New York Times Best Selling Author and Executive Vice President of FranklinCovey for an overview of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students"

Monday, March 30th @ 1pm PDT
Tuesday, March 31st @ 11am PDT
Wednesday, April 1st @ 8am PDT
Thursday, April 2nd @ 9am PDT

Register online: www.Franklincovey.com/7hcollegestudents

Please provide verification of attendance if you want to count the hour on your HAR.

Do You Have An Appointment to Petition for Graduation?

Please bring the form/s with you to your appointment. Fill out your personal information at the top of the form. Use Student Planning in WebAdvisor to fill in your classes. You do not need to fill in unit information for the classes.
Also, these blank petition forms are saved on the desktops of the student computers in the Fast Track To Work lobby.