EDISON, N.J., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Career and Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) of New Jersey's Marketing Project (www.ctepmarketingtoolkit.org) will hold a free College and Career Readiness Seminar for students, teachers, and guidance counsellors on Wednesday, February 5 at Middlesex County College from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm.
The event features a keynote address from music and entertainment executive Jasmine Young-Trinidad, interviews with sports marketing and social media professionals for student attendees, five small-group breakout sessions on topics such as career readiness and job-seeking, and a networking opportunity. Full information is available at http://ctepmarketingtoolkit.org/newsevents/2013-2014-college-and-career-readiness-seminar/ or by contacting the CTEP Marketing Project at 732-906-2514.
"The College and Career Readiness Seminar offers solid information on careers in marketing for high school and college students, faculty, and guidance counsellors," said Til Dallavalle, Coordinator of the CTEP Marketing Project for New Jersey.
"February is national Career and Technical Education month, and this is the ideal event for those who want to explore career opportunities in marketing and business. We welcome inquiries from those who want to participate in the seminar."
Hosted by CTEP's Marketing Career Cluster, the College and Career Readiness Seminar opens with the keynote address, followed by the Career Development Panel. Participants will then have time to attend a networking session plus three of the five breakout sessions. Topics for the breakout sessions are:
- How to pick a college
- Building a student portfolio
- Business-to-business or consumer marketing, which one is right for me?
- Where are the jobs? How do I get hired?
- What it means to be Career Ready
More information on the CTEP Marketing Project and the seminar can be found on the www.ctepmarketingtoolkit.org website, or by contacting the CTEP Project Coordinator, Til Dallavalle, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About CTEP and the Marketing Project
The Career and Technical Education Partnership (CTEP) partners with administrators, counselors, and teachers in New Jersey schools to create opportunities that enhance the quality of secondary and postsecondary CTE programs. The CTEP Marketing Project focuses on an area that promises to be a fertile source of jobs for the foreseeable future.
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For more information contact:
Til Dallavalle, Coordinator
CTEP Marketing Project
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