RIC Alumni Get Free Career Guidance

PROVIDENCE , RI – The Rhode Island College Alumni Association, in partnership with RIC’s Career Development Center, will offer a series of free, on-campus career workshops exclusively to RIC alumni. The workshops will be hosted by WPRO talk radio producer and life transition coach Patricia Raskin. Registration is required for both workshops. Alumni can visit www.ric.edu/alumnicareer<http://www.ric.edu/alumnicareer>, email alumni@ric.edu<mailto:alumni@ric.edu> or call (401) 456-8086 to reserve a seat. Space is limited.

The first offering, “Career Transition and Change,” scheduled from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, will guide participants in identifying their strengths, exploring career options and creating an action plan.

“Stress Management and Burnout Prevention,” scheduled from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, will help participants analyze the factors leading to stress and share techniques for managing that stress.

“We created the workshop series to help ensure that our graduates are successful after college, at every stage of their lives and careers,” said Suzanna Alba ’05, director of Alumni Affairs and College Relations at RIC. “These sessions are the first in a series of programming efforts to provide alumni with tools and resources to fuel their success.” Alba added that nearly 48,000 RIC alumni live in Southeastern New England.

The RIC Career Development Center offers a range of support services to alumni, from help with résumé writing and networking to interview practice. “We want to connect our graduates to success by providing resources that help them move forward in their careers and support their professional growth,” said Demetria Moran, interim director of the RIC Career Development Center.

Nearly 48,000 RIC alumni live in Southeastern New England.

The RIC Alumni Association promotes lifelong relationships between current and future alumni and creates opportunities for meaningful engagement between RIC graduates and the college. For more information, visit http://www.ric.edu/alumniaffairs/.

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