WCC Opens Employment Lab

August 25, 2020

Wayne Community College has established a lab to assist members of the public who are seeking employment.

The W.E.L.L. (WCC Employment Learning Lab) will open Monday, Aug. 31.

It will provide assistance with job searches, applications, resumes, and interview preparation. Individual appointments are available in both face-to-face and virtual formats. Monthly employment seminars and workshops will be held.

The calendar of workshops can be found at on the WCC Workforce Continuing Education webpages. Workshops scheduled for September include “Networking 101” – 10 a.m.-noon on Sept. 17; “Balancing Work and Family” – 1-3 p.m. on Sept. 24; and “Resumes that Work” – 10 a.m.–noon on Sept. 29. More workshops are set for October and November.

The lab will be open 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, and 8 a.m.-noon on Fridays. It is accessible by appointment on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. It Is located in Room 136 of the Walnut Building on the college’s main campus in Goldsboro.

Individuals must register to participate in the lab. There is a $70 fee but that cost will be waived for qualifying individuals who are unemployed, “underemployed,” or who have received notice of layoff or pending layoff.

“We look forward to serving our community and assisting them in their employment and training journey,” said Renita Allen Dawson, associate vice president for Workforce Continuing Education Services.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 919-739-6900 or email Workforce Continuing Education .

Face coverings must be worn by all on the WCC campus. All individuals in vehicles entering the campus must complete a drive-through COVID-19 screening process. While the screening process is brief, individuals are encouraged to factor it into their travel plans.

Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves 11,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 140 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.

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