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Penn College’s Project Choice Helps Adults Explore Career Choices


Adults considering a career change can receive free help through the Project Choice program at Pennsylvania College of Technology, which will offer daytime sessions Sept. 8-18 and evening sessions Oct. 27 through Nov. 6.

Project Choice, which is offered by the Counseling and Career Services Office at Penn College, is a comprehensive career-exploration program. The program is part of the state Department of Labor and Industry’s “Rapid Response” initiative an early intervention service assisting workers and employers affected by layoffs, plant closures or natural disasters.

Project Choice provides an assessment of skills, abilities and personality style; structured career exploration and career-goal planning; workshops on goal-setting, prioritizing, decision-making, stress management, self-esteem and removing roadblocks; as well as information on training, education, financial aid and support services.

The daytime sessions will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Sept. 8-18 (there are no Friday sessions).

The evening sessions will meet from 5 to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Oct. 27 to Nov. 6 (there are no Friday sessions).

For more information, call (570) 327-4502.

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