'Project Choice' Session to Be Offered April 11-21

Published 03.31.2005


The next session of "Project Choice" a free program at Pennsylvania College of Technology that provides assistance for adults considering a career change will begin Monday, April 11.

Offered by the Counseling, Career and Disability Services Office at Penn College, Project Choice provides comprehensive career exploration for anyone wishing to forge a new career path.

The April session will run Monday through Thursday, April 11-21, from 5 to 9 p.m. (there are no sessions on Fridays). The program is part of the state Department of Labor and Industry's "Rapid Response" initiative, an early-intervention service assisting workers and employers affected by layoffs, plant closures or natural disasters.

Project Choice provides an assessment of skills, abilities and personality style; structured career exploration and career-goal planning; workshops on goal-setting, prioritizing, decision-making, stress management, self-esteem and removing roadblocks; and information on training, education, financial aid and support services.

For more information, call Shelley Moore at Penn College at (570) 327-4502, or send e-mail .