Friday, Dec 9, 2016
Subscribe to our News RSS

Featured Story

CareerSource offering on-campus assistance for students

Students can meet with the CareerSource representative at the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Preparing to enter the workforce or make a career transition? A new on-campus resource can help.

CareerSource Central Florida is partnering with the Career Development Center at Seminole State College of Florida to offer prospective and current students assistance related to employment programs and services.

The CareerSource representative at Seminole State will focus primarily on helping interested students learn about the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), an employment assistance program that helps job seekers by providing access to career training and, in some cases, paid internships.

Seminole State offers about 80 CareerSource WIA-approved training programs in fields such as business, healthcare, information technology and public safety. Many of these programs are Pell Grant eligible, which means qualified students may receive financial assistance.

In addition, CareerSource is awarding Career Development Training scholarships worth up to $7,000 for qualified candidates to pursue training in a WIA-approved program.

To start the scholarship application process, students must first meet the following basic eligibility requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Live in Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole or Sumter counties
  • Be registered for selective service (for males 18 or older only)
  • Be eligible to work in the United States
  • Have a valid Social Security number

CareerSource representative Rachel Montanez will be available to assist students by appointment on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Career Development Center (C-104) at the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. Walk-ins are welcome from 10:30 a.m. - noon on Tuesdays and from 4 - 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

For more information about the WIA program and CareerSource services, contact Montanez or visit the CareerSource website.

Campus Announcements »

Select student resources to extend hours for Finals Week

Select student resources to extend hours for Finals WeekSeminole State College's Library, Assessment and Testing Center and Academic Success Center will offer extended hours in December to help students who may need more time to prepare for Fall Term final exams and projects.Read More »

Campus Announcements »

Celebrate the holiday season at Seminole State

Celebrate the holiday season at Seminole StateSeminole State College of Florida is kicking off the holiday season with a number of events at its Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. From Dec. 2 through Dec.Read More »

Education News »

Seminole State’s online offerings rank among the best and most affordable in Florida

Seminole State’s online offerings rank among the best and most affordable in FloridaSeminole State College of Florida is one of the top 10 online colleges in Florida, according to a new ranking. OnlineColleges.com recently completed extensive research into 2,868 different accredited colleges and universities. Seminole State ranks No.Read More »

Our Social Media
 

Featured Video

View All Videos »

Submit a News Story

Do you have a story that you would like us to cover? Send us the info and, if available, a related photo.

Submit story and/or photo Submit story
and/or photo

Media Relations »