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Delaware County Community College: New Choices Career Development Program-Marple Campus
Currently enrolling for Spring Session 2. Now with two different locations to choose from: Marple Campus and Upper Darby Branch Campus. Classes start March 19 at Marple Campus and April 8 at Upper Darby Center. Call now. Space is limited!
New Choices Career Development Program is a free service of Delaware County Community College designed to help single parents, displaced homemakers and individuals in transition achieve economic security and self-sufficiency.
The goal of the program is to empower individuals in transition so they can participate fully in planning and achieving their career, educational and personal goals by improving self-esteem and building self-confidence. Classes in computer basics supplement the program.
- Vocational assessment
- Basic Computer Skills
- Career counseling
- Résumé preparation and interview skills
- Skills identification
- Career planning
- Job readiness instruction
- Job search skills
- Exploration of education and training resources
- Job placement assistance
The program’s staff members engage employers from large corporations, small businesses and local non-profit organizations to participate in classroom presentations, conduct mock interviews with students, share information about particular industries, provide networking opportunities and offer information about job openings. 75% of our students are successful in obtaining work or furthering their education after completing the program.
Qualified individuals may receive transportation or child care assistance if funding is available.