Friday, September 13, 2013

KCKCC Workforce Development to host forum Sept. 26

Kansas City Kansas Community College Workforce Development is hosting a forum to inform the public about the numerous job opportunities in the field of Digital Storytelling. 

The seminar will take place at KCKCC Thomas R. Burke Technical Education Center on Thursday, Sept. 26th, 10 a.m. -1 p.m., 65th and State in the multipurpose room.   

Current estimates put the number of jobs in Digital Storytelling at nearly 35,000 in the KC region today, and growing.

The forum is free with lunch included and open to the general public where you can connect with employers, students, and instruction experts to learn more about the growing area of Digital Storytelling.

The forum will focus on acquainting local businesses with the wide variety of courses KCKCC offers in preparation for employment opportunities within the diverse field of Digital Storytelling. 

Also it will introduce students and community members to local businesses, possible career options, and internship opportunities. All with the objective build a strong working relationship within the community and the local businesses needing skilled employees and interns.

This project is supported by the regional KC Accelerator project that is funded by the Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, and the Small Business Administration.