LEWISTON – The Lewiston CareerCenter, 5 Mollison Way, announces expanded hours of operation, the May workshop schedule and the speakers for the Unemployed Professionals Group. All events are free of charge and are held at the CareerCenter.

The new hours are: Monday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday hours are effective until June 27.

The Unemployed Professions Group meets every Monday from 1 to 4 p.m. Registration is not required. Speakers and topics are:

May 4: “Open Forum; Your Time,” with Cher Tyra.

May 11: “Top 10 Worst Job Tips Ever,” with Melissa Suey.

May 18: “LinkedIn,” with Richard Grant.

May 25: No meeting, Memorial Day.

Call the CareerCenter at 753-9005 for more information.

Computer skills’ building is also available at two community computer labs: B-Street Community Center, Lewiston Adult Education and the Lewiston Public Library. Contact the Lewiston CareerCenter for the computer lab hours of operation.

Industry Information Tuesday will be offered: May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., metal fabrication; and May 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., green and energy-related jobs.

The May workshop schedule is as follows:

“Job Search Skills,” May 2, or May 12, or May 16, or May 26, or May 30, 10 a.m. to noon. Registration required. Call 753-9005 or TTY: 877-796-9833.

“Career Decision Making,” May 4, 9 a.m.-noon, and May 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; or May 11, 9 a.m. to noon, and May 15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; or May 18, 9 a.m. to noon, and May 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration required. Call 753-9005 or TTY: 877-796-9833. This is a two-part workshop.

“Résumé Basics and Interview Skills,” May 7, or May 9, or May 23, or May 28, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration required. Call 753-9005 or TTY: 877-796-9833.

“CareerCenter Employment and Training Orientation” is offered weekly. Inquire at the information center for a schedule. Registration required. Call 753-9005 or TTY: 877-796-9833.

A higher education adviser will be available May 4 or May 8 or May 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Registration not required.

An adult education adviser will be available May 6 or May 13 or May 20 or May 27, 10:15 to 11 a.m. Registration not required.

Various assessments are available to assess career options and skills. Ask for details.


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