Friday, October 16, 2009

CHOICES Get On Track Seminar for Montego Bay October 29, 2009

“Get on Track For Career, Education & Life”, a very special one-day seminar for upper level secondary students from several western parishes will be staged on Thursday October 29 at the West Jamaica Conference Centre, Mt. Salem, Montego Bay from 9a.m. – 3p.m..

The event is being organised for students from the parishes of Hanover, St, James, Westmoreland, Trelawny and St. Ann to introduce them to important considerations as they prepare for career, education and life after school. Organiser is the regional career and education company, CHOICES Career Advice.

Highlights of the event will include a presentation by Mr. Steven Kerr of the Planning Institute of Jamaica on the subject “Education, A Job, Entrepreneurship? – Which Option Right Now?” and a special motivational presentation for male students who attend. DVD information on dressing for the job interview, writing cover letter and resume, creating a career portfolio and career planning will also be on the day’s schedule.

Another important feature of the event will be private one-on-one career counselling to be given free of charge for students who need it. This will be provided by counselling students of the Sam Sharpe Teachers’ College.

The day will also include an exhibition in the same location and a series of feature presentations. Exhibitors will include Sam Sharpe Teachers’ College, the University College of the Caribbean, The University of the West Indies, The University of Technology, George Brown College out of Toronto, Canada, The Edna Manley College, Kirk Distributors, the Tax Administration Services, the Caribbean Institute of Technology, The Rural Agricultural Development Agency, the JDF, the JCF, the JFB and many more.

CHOICES has been the market leader in offering career and education information for over 10 years. CHOICES resources include CHOICES Career & Education Magazine, The Career Key, CHOICES Career & Education Expos, CHOICES Seminars and an informative website – These resources are successfully used and distributed in schools in Jamaica and the Caribbean.

Angela deFreitas
TEL: 876-969-5741/876-525-0804
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October 11, 2009