May 6, 2019
For Immediate Release: April 17, 2019
Contact: Lewiston CareerCenter, 207-753-9001
Media Contact: Jessica Picard, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5099 or firstname.lastname@example.org
LEWISTON- The Lewiston CareerCenter, part of the Maine Department of Labor, is holding a series of events and workshops during the month of May. All events are at the Lewiston CareerCenter, 5 Mollison Way, Lewiston, Maine, unless otherwise noted. The CareerCenter is open Monday - Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.
- Monday, May 6, 10 am-noon, Lewiston CareerCenter
20+ employers, all of whom are hiring, will be on hand to talk with job seekers. Be prepared with a resume and to have an "interview-like conversation" and dress to impress!
Please check the Job Fair tab on www.mainecareercenter.gov for job fairs in other cities.
For online job search look at https://joblink.maine.gov
CareerCenter Services Orientation:
- Tuesday, May 7, 9 am-11 am An overview of programs at the CareerCenter, eligibility requirements and information on accessing services. This will be held the 1st Tuesday of every month. To register, call 753-9001
Introduction to Self-Employment Workshop:
Thursday, May 9, 10 am-noon This introductory workshop, facilitated by Bill Card of USSBA, will help you decide whether self-employment is the right choice for you. The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, the elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help you succeed. To register, call 557-1885.
New Mainers Workshop:
Thursday, May 23, 9 am-11 am
How to complete paper and on-line job applications. Held the 4th Thursday of every month. Somali interpreter will be on hand, if other language interpreters are needed, request by May 12. To register, call 753-9001.
Orientation for people with disabilities who are considering vocational rehabilitation services are held the 4th Wednesday of the month. Service providers are also welcome to attend. Registration not required.
- Wednesday, May 22, 2 pm-3 pm
Essentials of College Planning for Adults Basic steps for successful college enrollment: learn about college & trade schools, entrance requirements, readiness & transitional issues of adult students, admissions procedures & financial aid. Bring last year's income tax forms to the appointment. To schedule, call 800-281-3703.
Resum Assistance: Leave a resum for review or complete a draft resum from the Maine JobLink with staff assistance. You will need to bring in your past work history. Must be able to type your own resum.To schedule, call 753-9001.
Interview Assistance: Preparing for a job interview? Would you like to have a mock interview or talk to CareerCenter staff about how to best answer those tough questions? Call to schedule an appointment. To schedule, call 753-9001.
CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and ONet software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.
Call 753-9001 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711). More information is available on the CareerCenter website, http://www.mainecareercenter.com.
Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.