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Pre-Apprenticeship: Fast-Track Your Career in the Building Trades

Nov 1, 2018

“If you aren’t afraid of hard work, would like to get raises every six months as an apprentice, plus have a pension that enables you to retire at 55, consider a career in the building trades,” said Joe Valdez, Department Chair of Architecture, Construction Management, Electronics, Engineering and Machine Technology.


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Contra Costa County Adult Education Consortium: Collaborating for Student Success

Nov 1, 2018

Your future earning power and job success depends on how well you prepare yourself. Education and training are key to that preparation, propelling you toward your career goals with newly acquired skills. Adult education and career education programs can jump-start a new career or move you up the career advancement ladder. Whatever your needs, the member organizations of the Contra Costa County Adult Education Consortium will help you realize your academic and career goals.


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Advanced Manufacturing – Where Technology Meets Innovation

Jun 1, 2018

Due to the recent economic downturn and technology advances, there are many who are concerned about the impact on manufacturing jobs. While it is true there have been some manufacturing job losses, there have also been gains that are propelling manufacturing to the forefront. This is important because manufacturing helps to create economic stability in communities by helping to move workers up the wage ladder.


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Athletic Training and Fitness: Rewarding Careers that Build strength, Health and Wellness

Jun 1, 2018

With soaring rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and other chronic health conditions in the United States, demand for cost-effective, quality health-promotion and prevention are at an all-time high. Recognition of the benefits of good nutrition and exercise in preventing chronic disease has created a wide-open career path for qualified athletic trainers and fitness professionals.


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Break the Mold: Choose a career based on passion, not gender

Jun 1, 2018

Male-dominated and female-dominated jobs have always been part of the landscape in the American workplace, but these barriers have started to fall. The men working in daycare centers and the women working in STEM careers know how it feels to be one of only a few in their position at their place of employment.




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