Berkeley College Announces February Events

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2018
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 
 
 

Attention Editors: The events listed on this calendar are for our campuses in New Jersey and New York and online.  Please use those items appropriate to your coverage area.

 

 

BERKELEY COLLEGE ANNOUNCES

FEBRUARY EVENTS

 

 

NEW JERSEY CAMPUSES

 

 

The following event will take place at Berkeley College, 64 East Midland Avenue, Paramus:

 

February 8

 

Fashion Workshop: Anyone interested in a career in fashion should not miss this event.  Hear about what goes on behind the scenes of this business and learn about the training and skills  needed.  A question and answer session with Berkeley College faculty will be held.  The workshop, which runs from 6 to 8 p.m. is free, but seating is limited. Students must be at least 16 years of age to attend.  For more information, call 800-446-5400, ext. CAL, or visit www.berkeleycollege.edu/lp/fashionseminar

 

 

 

NEW YORK CAMPUS

 

The following events will take place at Berkeley College, 255 Duffield Street, Brooklyn:

 

February 10

 

Berkeley College will host two FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) Workshops at 10 a.m. and at 12 p.m. These hands-on workshops are for adults as well as parents/guardians of high school seniors interested in applying for financial aid.  Students are encouraged to attend and should bring identification.  How to apply for a PIN and a full explanation of the financial aid process will be discussed.  A presentation will take place on Berkeley College institutional aid in the form of scholarships and grants.  Parents/guardians can request a free financial aid planning session by presenting their most recent income tax returns to a financial aid administrator.  For further information, please call 800-446-5400, ext. CAL, or visit www.berkeleycollege.edu. 

 

February 27

 

Berkeley College will host two FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) Workshops at 10 a.m. and at 12 p.m. These hands-on workshops are for adults as well as parents/guardians of high school seniors interested in applying for financial aid.  Students are encouraged to attend and should bring identification.  How to apply for a PIN and a full explanation of the financial aid process will be discussed.  A presentation will take place on Berkeley College institutional aid in the form of scholarships and grants.  Parents/guardians can request a free financial aid planning session by presenting their most recent income tax returns to a financial aid administrator.  For further information, please call 800-446-5400, ext. CAL, or visit www.berkeleycollege.edu. 

 

 

ONLINE

 

The following events are offered by Berkeley College Online®.

 

Ongoing

 

Berkeley College is offering a new self-paced online noncredit workshop called The Job Search for those looking to learn how to search for employment in today’s marketplace.  The Job Search  is a comprehensive five-module workshop to assist job seekers with a better understanding of the process that goes into making the next step in their careers.  The five modules in the workshop allow the user to approach the material at a pace according to her or his own schedule. Modules will touch upon how to self-evaluate and establish a career plan, how to create a resume and cover letter, and how to enhance digital presence, as well as tips for professional networking and job interviews.

 

The fee for the self-paced workshop is $295, and includes the opportunity to have a career coach session with a career counselor from Berkeley College. The workshop will be available free of charge to Berkeley College students and alumni. For more information, please call 800-446-5400, ext. CAL. To apply and register, go to http://berkeleycollege.edu/non-credit/formcdw.asp.

 

February 8

 

Learning doesn’t only take place in the classroom. You may be eligible to earn college credits for documented college–level learning acquired through previous study or through non-classroom experiences – Credit for Prior Learning.  This free online workshop runs from 6 to 8 p.m. To find out how you can benefit, please call 800-446-5400, ext. CAL, or visit www.berkeleycollege.edu/lp/credit

 

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