Skills For Work II

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Due to the current health concerns surrounding COVID-19 and the current orders under the Washington State Safe Start guidelines, our Skills for Work Summer Camps will be offered in an online format.

2020 Camp Details

Prerequisite: Skills For Work I


August 3 – 13, 2020
8AM – 12PM Monday – Wednesday, 8AM – 11AM Thursday

Camp Curriculum

Know yourself:

  • Exploring careers: What careers fit me best
  • Introduce yourself in one minute
  • Create your resume
  • “Fake it till you make it”: the art of interviewing
  • Identify your support needs in the workplace
  • Advocacy statements

Know the workplace:

  • Practice interviewing (Mock interviews)
  • Tools that help you succeed in the workplace (Apps, tools, assistive technology)
  • How do I find a job?  (Network, Job Search sites)
  • Fill the documents you need once you’re hired
  • Who can help you on the job? The role of the job coach
  • Tour a workplace

Social Skills for Work to be practiced:

  • Adaptability
  • Advocacy
  • Self-management
  • Team Work
  • Flexibility
  • Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Self-determination

Please note: These camps are not a part of the OLS Bellevue College program and are not open to current OLS students.

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These services were developed in partnership with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Last Updated July 14, 2020