On Wednesday, March 13th, Guttman Community College hosted “Leadership, Peace & Self-Love,” a panel discussion in honor of Women’s History Month. The panelists, three female Latina entrepreneurs, discussed their career journeys, the importance of networking, and shared tips on self-care with the captive audience.
Guttman Faculty and Staff Participate in “Developing Racial Literacy: A Foundation to Sustaining Culturally Relevant Pedagogy” Workshop
Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz (Teachers College, Columbia University) presented a multimodal workshop, Developing Racial Literacy: A Foundation to Sustaining Culturally Relevant Pedagogy, to Guttman OAA staff and faculty, OSE staff, and administrators on February 26th.
At the 4th Annual Meet and Greet Event with Mentors, the accomplished and dedicated mentors of Guttman’s Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) were formally introduced to their student mentees for the first time.
Guttman students taking Introduction to Management Information System were given a tour of the development lab (nicknamed “The Garage”) at Infor. Infor is the largest privately held technology company in the world. Some of their clients include the Brooklyn Nets, McDonald’s and the MTA.
The Office of Partnerships and Community Engagement (OPCE) and the Advising team are hosting a Career Exploration Challenge (CEC). This collaborative program will assist students with major selection and career exploration. Students will participate in a series of workshops, lunches with a professional, and site visit tours. The workshops will allow students to explore different resources as part of their career exploration process.
The Internship Seminar, as conceived and taught by Dean Nicola Blake, prepares Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) majors for their careers after graduation. This elective course revolves around work in the field; participation in professional events, including networking with professionals; and course assignments and reflections. This type of immersion in the field is a best practice, and though still rarely applied to LAS, it is widely recommended to ease the often difficult transition from college to career-oriented employment. By leading this implementation at Guttman, Dean Blake’s Internship Seminar is paving smoother professional roads for graduates from the College’s largest major.
The Meet & Greet with Mentors event was full of firsts: the first meeting between Guttman’s Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) and their new professional mentors; the first step by the mentors and mentees into their respective roles; and the official kick-off to the 2018-2019 Women of GRIT mentorship cycle. The mentors […]
President Scott E. Evenbeck is a guest editorial blogger for Education Update Online. His first editorial, It’s Time to Focus on Work, discusses how Guttman Community College supports both students’ aspirations to continue their education and to prepare for careers.
November 15, 2017 | Career Development
The Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement launched its first Career Panel series this fall. Patricia Payano, Senior Career Advisor, collaborated with the Program Coordinators and other areas of the College to create the series. The panels are geared to helping students learn more about possible careers within their programs of study. The first career […]
First-year Guttman student Onasis Cirineo reflects on the importance of the Ethnographies of Work (EOW) course, his work with Guttman’s United Men of Color (U-MOC) program, and his internship at the New York City Employment & Training Coalition (NYCETC) in a blog for NYC Workforce Weekly published March 15. For his fall EOW career paper […]