Career Improvement Workshop Series


Do You Have the Must-Have Jobs Skills for 2013?

There is a growing demand for a skilled and educated workforce. Come and learn how a graduate degree from Marymount College can help you realize you career goals. Upcoming fall 2013 degree options (pending WASC approval) include a M.S. in Community Psychology and a M.S. in Leadership & Development.

Wednesday, January 23, February 27 and April 17
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Waterfront Campus, First Floor, 222 West Sixth Street, San Pedro

Lunch & Learn
In partnership with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Marymount College is presenting two Lunch & Learn events that are open to the community.

Human Resources: How to Empower Your Organization and Increase Job Satisfaction
Tuesday, January 22
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 707 Silver Spur Road, Suite 100, Rolling Hills Estates (Park in the lot behind the building or on the street)

Hiring, training, and retaining are essential but are they enough to ensure to productivity? How can we produce a thriving team? Empowering organizations can prevent work related issues, promote health and well-being, and maintain a thriving workforce. Are you ready to empower your workforce? Bring your lunch and learn from the experts.

Should You Consider Hiring a College Intern? Investing in Business and College Collaborations
Tuesday, April 23
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 707 Silver Spur Road, Suite 100, Rolling Hills Estates (Park in the lot behind the building or on the street)

Are two heads better than one? Get an injection of creativity via the college intern. How can we create an environment that will produce a win-win experience? What are the necessary steps that will allow for authentic practice and/or research? Let’s explore the role of college students in your   organization.

Munch & Learn
In partnership with the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, Marymount College is presenting a Munch & Learn event that is open to the community.

Wednesday, February 20
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Board Room Gallery at San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, 390 West Seventh Street, San Pedro. Park on the street.  (Do not park in the lot next to the Chamber's office)

Your Community Relations Strategy: What's the Return on Investment?
We will explore the concept of sense of community and its relationship to individual, organizational, and community well-being. How can we develop a sense of community? How do we maintain a sense of community? What are the benefits of this type of investment?

These events will be presented by:

Emma Ogley-Oliver, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dr. Ogley-Oliver completed her PhD in Community Psychology at Georgia State University, where she taught Applied Psychology and conducted research with the Social Ecology and Development team and the Community and Environment Research team.  At Marymount College, Dr. Ogley-Oliver teaches Statistics and Research Methods for the Study of Behavior, Learning Theory, Psychology of Gender, Community Psychology, and General Psychology. Her research interests involve assessing civic engagement, empowerment, and community development.

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