51.7 F

University of Phoenix Offers Free Career Workshop to Northern Nevada Job Seekers



“Growing Careers” Event Helps Residents Craft Top Notch Résumés, Prepare for Interviews and Understand Where the Jobs are in Northern Nevada

WHAT: University of Phoenix Northern Nevada Campus invites students, alumni and other members of the community to attend a free workshop for job seekers and those looking to grow their careers. The following topics will be addressed:

  • The 2011 Northern Nevada employment outlook
  • Where the jobs are: Largest and fastest growing local industries
  • Who is hiring: Northern Nevada companies with job openings
  • Job search strategies: What recruiters are searching for and how to catch their eye
  • Writing a résumé that demands attention and polishing interview skills

WHEN:                 Tuesday, February 8, 2011 from 5:45 – 9 p.m.

University of Phoenix Northern Nevada Campus

10345 Professional Circle, Suite 200

Reno, NV 89521

WHY: Whether someone is actively looking for a new job, needs a career renovation or just wants to understand his/her options.  It is no secret the job market has changed in the last few years. University of Phoenix has partnered with CareerBuilder.com to provide local job seekers with career advice and job search strategies. Attendees will learn what local companies are hiring and how to get their attention.


  • Dr. Robert Larkin, Campus College Chair

Also featuring:

  • Campus Director Welcome given by, Chuck Alvey, (EDAWN)
  • Résumé & Interview Skills – Lynda Sohl (Undergrad Business Faculty)
  • Where the Jobs Are – Aaron Kenneston (Graduate Business Faculty)


Visit www.Phoenix.edu/GrowingCareers for additional details and to register for this free event.

About University of Phoenix
University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. Through flexible schedules, challenging courses and interactive learning, students achieve personal and career aspirations without putting their lives on hold. University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world. For more information, visit www.phoenix.edu.

This Is Reno is your source for award-winning independent, online Reno news and events since 2009. We are locally owned and operated.




The Cheese Board debuts Sunday brunch in south Reno

The Cheesboard offers dining in two Reno locations and has expanded weekend hours of their decadent charcuterie boards.