Jobs and Careers

  • Get the Skills You Need for a Great Job or Career

    This class can set you on the path to achieving your goals and dreams!


    Finding A Job – Workshop Series   - For ESL High Intermediate and Advanced 

    A series of nine self-contained job search workshops. The workshops will cover the standard skills for job search in the U.S., understanding the culture of job search, writing resumes and cover letters, online profiles and networking, interviewing via telephone and in person, communicating job skills and experience. Take only the workshops you need.

    Students will be required to have a Gmail account. This is a requirement for ALL students who participate in any of the workshops.


    1/28   Introducing the Culture and Vocabulary of Job Search

    2/4     Constructing and Delivering an Elevator Speech

    2/11   STAR/ 3P Stories

    2/18   Online Profiles and Networking/ Intro to Online Job Search

    2/25   Writing a Resume, Part A

    3/3     Writing a Resume, Part B **

    3/10   Cover Letters

    3/17   Interview Skills: How to Answer Most Common Interview Questions

    3/24   Interview Practice: Mock interview practices – telephone and in-person

    ** Resume Writing requires two (2) workshop sessions.

    Resume Writing Part A is a prerequisite for Resume Writing Part B.



    • Tuesdays 12:30 to 3:30 pm
    • Room 21
    • Instructor:  Cristina Hernandez
    • Cost:  Free
    • Section 061102
    • Room 21 - San Mateo Adult School Poplar Street Campus