Career and Employment for Age 50+ Courses
Lifelong Learning Career and Employment for Age 50+ List of Courses
Lifelong Learning courses are designed primarily for students age 50 and over. Not all listed courses are offered each semester. See schedule of Lifelong Learning classes to find current schedules, location, dates, and costs.
Career Coach is an online tool designed to assist you in your career search. It is specially designed to provide you information about jobs, salaries, and training in the Rockville, Maryland / Washington D.C. Metropolitan area. .
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Workforce Development & Continuing Education has a wide variety of career courses for all ages. Visit Job Skills, Career Paths, Licensure, Certifications, for more details.
Find Your Strengths—Find Your Future ILL597- Hours: 12
What are you good at? What are your natural and work-related strengths? This course will help you discover and match them with career areas in which you would be most successful. In addition to careers, you may choose to apply your skills to business or other professional and life opportunities. You will engage in a series of insightful individual and group exercises and conduct research into career areas of interest to you. The class also features guest speakers. By the end of the class, you will draft your career plan. This class is taught by a Certified Career Coach. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
LinkedIn for Employment ILL593- Hours: 6
This class will help job seekers successfully create and manage a LinkedIn profile and use many of the site’s tools to find their next employment opportunity. Topics include effective profile setup; use of LinkedIn job seeker tools; how to build your network and networking techniques; performing effective job searches; and potential employer, recruiter, and interviewer research. If you have a résumé in MS Word, this class is for you. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Market Yourself for Employment ILL598- Hours: 12
Why should an employer hire you? This class will teach you strategies for an effective job search, résumé writing, and the latest self-marketing and networking techniques. You will learn how to bypass 50+ stereotypes and deliver winning responses on interviews. Employers will make visits to class and respond to questions. This class is taught by a certified professional coach. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.
Put Your iPad to Work ILL639- Hours: 6
This course introduces you to the iPad touch screen technology. Learn to access the internet, take and store high quality photos, use GPS maps, keep contact lists, manage music files, and other functions. You will learn how to navigate the iPad and how to find, download and organize apps. Tuition waiver applies; seniors pay fee only.