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Future Link Self Advocacy and Career Development Seminar

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Published: 2016-12-08 00:00:01.000

Know a student who needs some support with self advocacy or career development? Encourage them to apply to the Future Link program. Future Link in an independent nonprofit that partners with Montgomery College to deliver this program.


<u>Future Link Program Highlights</u>
Entry point is a 15-week non-traditional seminar class which meets every Wednesday, January 25 through May 3, 4:30 to 7 p.m. on the Rockville Campus.<ul><li>You will discuss case studies, role play, and learn how to advocate for yourself in school and in your workplace. </li><li>You will visit a corporate (business) site to learn about in-demand careers and skills needed for success. </li><li>You will explore careers, learn about educational and certification requirements, and take a career skills inventory to identify your own interests.</li><li>You will practice and then conduct an informational interview with a professional in your career field of choice. </li><li>You will establish professional connections that will help you later in your career.</li><li>You will develop a resume, an "elevator speech", and an educational and career plan. </li><li>You will work within a small group (12-15) of students like yourself who will understand and support your efforts.</li></ul> After the seminar, students will have access to: <ul><li>A $500 scholarship </li><li>A mentor</li><li>Additional informational interviews </li><li>Selective internships </li><li>Numerous career-related workshops and social events with peers</li<li>The ongoing support of the Future Link family </li></ul>There is no cost to participate. This program is free to those individuals who are committed to attending every seminar class and focusing on their future.

<u>Eligibility </u>
Motivated young adults should be age 18-25 and must be available every Wednesday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. January 25 through May 3 without exception. Priority is given to individuals with fewer than 30 college credits or who have not yet attended college. Participants must provide their own transportation to and from the Rockville Campus and be committed to attending all classes on time.

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