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Job Readiness Forum – Exploring Non-Traditional Careers


DATE: October 17, 2013

CONTACT: Maralin Roffino

845 -574-4244


Job Readiness Forum – Exploring Non-Traditional Careers
free and open to the public

Ramapo- All Rockland County residents and students are welcome to attend a Job Readiness Forum on October 22 at Rockland Community College.


Job Readiness Forum - Fight the Stereotype
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 (8:30 am – Noon)
Technology Center – Ellipse (room 8180)
Rockland Community College
145 College Road, Suffern, NY 10901
For more info contact RCC’s Career Services at 845-574-4125



Learn about the pathways and opportunities for success in career roles traditionally filled by people of the opposite gender at this Job Readiness Forum at RCC. Activities include a panel discussion with local professionals, a workshop for help with selecting a career, and information and resources from many local agencies. Rockland County Executive, C. Scott Vanderhoef and Dr. Cliff L. Wood, President of Rockland Community College, will also speak to the attendees.


This is the fourth in what has become a very popular series of public programs for local job-seekers, developed by RCC’s Career Services and co-sponsored by the Workforce Investment Board of Rockland County. Other participating agencies include Tomorrow’s Workplace, NYS Department of Labor, RCC’s continuing education division, Rockland BOCES, Rockland Veterans Service Agency, Rockland Department of Social Services, Rockland Office for the Aging, NYS ACCES-VR, and the NYS Small Business Development Center.

RCC’s Career Services offers workshops, career counseling and resume review, among a broad range of employment services for RCC students and alumni.


Forum Panelists:
Jillian Alps, General Manager, Residence Inn by Marriott
Rob Bowns, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Helen Hayes Hospital
Sandra Grannum, Managing Partner, Davidson & Grannum, LLP

Beth Robinson, Chair, Communication Arts, Rockland Community College
Deidre Russell, Sergeant, Rockland County Sheriff’s Department
Ruben Sanchez, Assistant Teacher, Head Start of Rockland