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Career activities planned at Sauk

Published: Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

DIXON – Information about careers will be presented at two programs April 17 at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2.

A career exploration program will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for high school students and community members. Hands-on skills activities, opportunities to network, and job preparation workshops will be provided.

Participants also will be able to meet with selected employers, as well as Sauk students and faculty, to learn about education and skills required for various fields. Lunch will be provided. Visit svcc.edu/career-explore to sign up.

The annual Sauk Careers Fair will be from 3 to 6 p.m. in the west mall. Attendees will be able take résumés and network with more than 40 local businesses. Computer labs will be set up for online applications. Educational and professional prizes, such as an Apple iPad and Sauk credit hours, will be available.

Professional attire is suggested.

For more information about the fair, call Anita Carney at 815-835-6294. For the career exploration program, call Sarah McFarlane at 815-835-6368.

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