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Marine & Family Program’s Career Services offers comprehensive information and resources concerning employment, training, education, and special employer events for all Military Service and Family Members, Retirees, Veterans, and DOD Civilian Employees.  The Career Specialists are certified as Professional Career Coaches, Job Search Strategists, and Federal Job Search Trainers & Career Coaches.  The Career Centers are certified by the Council on Accreditation (COA).

DON’T WAIT.  THE TIME IS NOW.

Whether creating a new resume, building a LinkedIn account, developing your interviewing skills, or searching for private or federal employment, let the Career Specialists assist you.  With years of experience, industry recognized certifications, and a solid passion for assisting Camp Pendleton’s cliental, the Career Specialists are ready to contribute to your Seamless Transition.

Career Specialists are located at Marine & Family Programs / Building 13150

Certifications include 

  • Transition Assistance Programs Facilitator’s Course
  • Pre-Separation Counselor
  • Military Occupational Code Crosswalk Facilitation
  • Command Financial Specialist
  • Job Search Strategist
  • Federal Job Search Trainer & Federal Career Coach

With two locations, the Career Centers offer comprehensive information and resource services to include:

  • Resource Libraries
  • Job Announcements
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Computers, Internet
  • Printers
  • Copiers
  • Special Employer Events

The Career Centers are located at:

  • Marine & Family Programs / Building 13150 / 760 725 4199
  • Leatherneck Lanes / Building 1339

Social Media

The workshop will explore the current employment market and the changes that have impacted the market, review statistics of the use of social media in recruiting, best practices in using the most widely used social media sites for job search, the rules of engagement for building a positive on line reputation, how to build and reinforce your online professional brand, and understanding privacy rights and responsibilities in online / social media communities.  It is highly recommend that participants create a LinkedIn account as this is the primary tool discussed in the workshop. Complete user profile and explore the site and functions prior to the class.

Resume

Learn how to identify advantages and disadvantages of multiple types of resumes, understand the difference between a resume and job application , use keywords and resources used to create a resume, identify the purpose of a resume and the basic components of a resume & cover letter.  Recommend participants create basic resume and identify job announcement to target for the class.

Interview

This workshop provides an overview of the Job Interview do’s and don’ts, including pre-interview research, understanding the Interview process, making a great first impression, types of questions and their real meaning, a and how to follow-up after the interview.  Recommend participants bring resume, job announcement and a one career focused narrative introduction (30 second speech) for job focused practice in the workshop.

Federal Hiring Process Workshop

Learn how to identify resources to locate federal job vacancy announcements, how to interpret a vacancy announcement, understand the application process, name the forms used to apply for federal jobs, and understand how to use hiring preferences and resources.

Recommend participants create account set-up and complete user profiles on usajobs.gov. Begin building resume using on line resume tool.

STARS – Military Transition: The Spouse Edition
Prepare for life beyond the military. Is your spouse separating or retiring? Then this workshop is for you. The Family Member Employment Assistance Program is here to help. Reserve Your Seat Today. Contact (760) 763-4199
 
Career Strategies Workshop – Is your job search not getting results? Gain the Competitive Edge @ Mainside, Bldg 13150. Employment Assistance Program is here to help. Reserve Your Seat Today. Contact (760) 763-4199

2017 Employment Workshops

Marine & Family Programs Building 13150

Mainside 2017 2nd Half Workshops

CareerLink- 2 Day Workshop

Get next level information on your career transition including managing your career identity transition, professional branding, contemporary job search strategies, and engage with employer panels, mock interviewing, and networking. Get valuable information on salary negotiations, and the value of mentorship and fellowship/internship opportunities.
Prerequisites: 
1. Active duty must have completed TRS within 12 mos; Spouses must have attended Career Strategies Workshop.
2. Must bring a resume and a job announcement for a position you are interested in applying for.
CareerLink- 2 Day Workshop - Register here

LinkedIn Workshop

Learn how to leverage your LinkedIn profile to build your online professional brand, connect with recruiters and leverage your network for the next step in your career.
LinkedIn Workshop - Register here

Resume Workshop

Identify the purpose, basic components, and the advantages of the different types of resumes. Learn how evaluate job announcements, and target a resume utilizing keywords to create an effective resume.
Resume Workshop - Register here

Interview Workshop

Master the dynamics of interviewing to include pre-interview research, the actual process, types of interview questions, making a great first impression, and the proper post-interview follow-up.
Interview Workshop - Register here

Career Fair Prep Workshop

Get prepared for an upcoming Career Fair by researching companies, targeting your resume to a job or industry, make a memorable first impression with employers and follow up after the event.
Career Fair Prep Workshop - Register here

10 Steps to a Federal Resume

Learn how to complete the ‘Outline Format’ Federal Resume ? leveraging KSA’s, core competencies and accomplishments.
10 Steps to a Federal Resume - Register here

Federal Hiring Process

Learn how to identify resources to locate federal job vacancy announcements, interpret a vacancy announcement, understand the application process, frequently used forms to apply for federal jobs, and how to use hiring preferences and resources.

Federal Hiring Process - Register here
Mainside Workshop Schedule

To register or more info call: (760) 725-4199

Resume Workshop Registration
Social Media Workshop Registration

Interview Workshop 0900–1200
Learn how to effectively Interview

Federal Hiring Process Workshop 1300–1600
Learn how to find, complete, and submit Federal Resumes
Jan 7, 21, 28/ Feb 4, 18, 25/ Mar 3, 24/ Apr 7, 21, 28/ May 5, 19, 26

Interview Workshop Registration Federal Hiring Workshop Registration

Career Strategies I & II – Workshop 0900-1430 (2 Sessions)

Learn how to add a Competitive Edge to your Resume and Market your skills so employers will respond.  Connect to the Hidden Job Market and Maximize Your Job Search. Understand Salary Negotiations, Networking Techniques and more! This workshop is targeted at Military Spouses.Transitioning service members are welcome to attend.

Jun 14 & 16 /July 12 & 14 / Aug 16 & 18 / Sep 13 & 15 / Oct 18 & 20 / Nov 15 & 17 / Dec 13 & 15

To register or more info call: (760) 725-4737

Camp Horno 1st Marine Regiment Training Facility, Bldg 53528

2017 2nd Half Workshops

LinkedIn Workshop

Learn how to leverage your LinkedIn profile to build your online professional brand, connect with recruiters and leverage your network for the next step in your career.
LinkedIn Workshop - Register here

Resume Workshop

Identify the purpose, basic components, and the advantages of the different types of resumes. Learn how evaluate job announcements, and target a resume utilizing keywords to create an effective resume.
Resume Workshop - Register here

Interview Workshop

Master the dynamics of interviewing to include pre-interview research, the actual process, types of interview questions, making a great first impression, and the proper post-interview follow-up.

Interview Workshop - Register here
Camp Horno Workshop Schedule

To register or more info call: (760) 725-4199

Resume Workshop Registration Interview Workshop Registration Federal Hiring Workshop Registration

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(760) 725-4199

Career Center

Bldg 13150 #308 – View Map

Mainside (Marine & Family Programs HQ)

Mon–Fri8am–5pm
Sat/SunClosed

(760) 725-4199/6638

Transition Readiness Program

Bldg 1101 – View Map

Mainside Center

Bldg 1339 – View Map

Leatherneck Lanes (Near the Base Theater)

Mon–Fri7:30am–4:30pm
Sat/SunClosed

(760) 725 6652

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