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Motivational speaker Micah Poole inspires students

Motivational Speaker Micah Poole

Motivational speaker Micah Poole  talked with St. Petersburg College Summer of Success students to encourage them to focus on their dreams. Poole urged attendees at the event held in July at the Seminole Campus to make the best of their time and do everything in their power to get things done. He told students he … Continue reading Motivational speaker Micah Poole inspires students

Celebrating 711 certification successes and 3 reasons you should get certified too

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The Slurpee is turning 50 years old this year, and today is 7-11 Day.  The St. Petersburg College Career Pathways department is celebrating more than just the perfectly frozen, summertime drink.  Today, we honor the hard work of 711 students who earned an industry certification or license in the 2015-2016 academic year. St. Petersburg College … Continue reading Celebrating 711 certification successes and 3 reasons you should get certified too

SPC Vocation Vacation: exploring career opportunities #spcinspires

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This spring a dozen high school and St. Petersburg College students attended Vocation Vacation, a career exploration day-trip where participants learned about career opportunities by touring various businesses. Three different businesses The students began the day at the Bayfront Medical Center where they heard from facility’s assistant chief financial officer, a Medical Records representative, a biomedical technician, the … Continue reading SPC Vocation Vacation: exploring career opportunities #spcinspires

Need a job? Try public utilities

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St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus featured Public Utilities for its most recent job exploration fair! Currently, 2,500 job openings exist for the City of St. Petersburg, and a large portion of those jobs involve water treatment. Water treatment, a public service, encompasses many areas of expertise that all collate to one enormous goal: provide safe … Continue reading Need a job? Try public utilities

Ridgewood High School Students learned all about SPC

On Friday April 24, the Tarpon Springs Career Services staff hosted 44 high school students from Ridgewood High School in Pasco County. The future St. Petersburg College students were taken on a campus tour and shown the highlights of the amenities offered to students. Our wonderful Peer Advisors assisted with the tour and were able … Continue reading Ridgewood High School Students learned all about SPC

Wildly Successful CCIT Career Exploration Event

Over 250 students attended the Computer and Information Technology Career Exploration event. This is the second time this event was held on the SP/Gibbs Campus. The field of technology is rapidly gaining solid footing in the Tampa Bay area and the students know it! CEO’s, CIO’s and recruiters from over ten companies participated in a … Continue reading Wildly Successful CCIT Career Exploration Event

Statewide Manufacturing Career Fair

Are you looking for an exciting career that provides good pay and potential growth? If so, Florida manufacturers are hiring. Today’s advanced manufacturing is state-of-the-art high technology that requires special skills. St.Petersburg College, a member of the Florida TRADE consortium, has joined with CareerSource Pinellas, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the Manufacturers Association of … Continue reading Statewide Manufacturing Career Fair