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New Program! Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Flyer

Therapeutic Massage is a 500-hour course that will instruct students in the field of massage therapy. Topics include but are
not limited to the history of massage, client-therapist relationship,
draping techniques and procedures, business development, ethics,
Western massage modalities, aromatherapy, the indications, and
contra-indications for massage. Students will also have on-the-job
experiential learning in our newly built state-of-the-art Spa Skills
Lab, where you will learn how to work in a fast-paced environment
and provide effective treatment for each individual client. Massage
Lab clients will consist of NOVA faculty, staff, and students as well
as members of local communities.

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Nurse Aide Preparation (CNA) for Non-Native English Speakers

CNA for Non-Native English Speakers
Do you speak a language other than English and want to be a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)?

Nurse Aides play a vital role in the healthcare team and are in critical shortage in our community.

Our new course, Nurse Aide Preparation (CNA) for Non-Native English Speakers, combines CNA training with English language support. You will learn important medical terminology, grammar, and pronunciation throughout the duration of the CNA program.  Students are guaranteed at least one interview with a regional employer.

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New Apprenticeship Opportunity

Apprenticeship bannerWhat Is The Catapult Apprenticeship?

The Catapult Apprenticeship Program will provide you with the training, skills, and security clearance needed to be successful working for AT&T. You will be paid while you train, and your curriculum will be paid for by AT&T.

As a part-time employee and apprentice with AT&T, you will:

  • Be paired with an AT&T technical mentor.
  • Earn 2,000 hours of on-the-job training (technical, soft skills, lab work, etc.).
  • Gain five industry certifications: A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA, and ITIL.

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VA Ready Info Session

Jumpstart your Career and Earn $1,000

VA Ready is Helping Virginians Get Back to Work.

Join us for a free online info session on
Friday, April 23, 2021, at 12 pm
to learn more about:

  • How VA Ready can help you earn a credential in an in-demand industry
  • Our $1,000 Credential Achievement Award
  • Job opportunities with our business partners
  • How to enroll in a VA Ready-supported credential program at NOVA

Register online: https://vaready.org/infosessions/

The session will be recorded and made available online to registered participants after the event for those who are unable to attend live.VA Ready Info SessionVA Ready Info Session – Flyer

College Virtual Job Fair

Job Fair

College-wide Virtual Job Fair
Tuesday, April 20, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Northern Virginia Community College’s 2021 Collegewide Virtual Job Fair, takes place on Tuesday, April 20 from 11:00am – 3:00pm EST on Career ConnectionStudents and alumni will be able to connect with employers that are hiring for full-time, part-time, and internship positions through 1-on-1 video meetings and group video chats.

 Watch this short video to see how the Career Connection Virtual Job Fair works.

Get started by registering to attend the fair on Career Connection and viewing the list of attending employers. Remember to keep checking back, as the list is frequently updated. Uploading your resume is optional but is the only way to provide your resume to employers, and you can return at a later date to upload or update it. Employers will have access to the resumes of registered students two weeks before the event begins.  Be sure to put your best resume in front of employers as soon as possible!

Prepare for the Job Fair by attending these live workshops:

Wednesday, March 31, 2:00 p.m. – Amazing Resumes and Cover Letters

Get your resume ready for the College-wide Job Fair (April 20) by attending this live workshop hosted by the Alexandria campus Academic Success Center.  Sign up for SEAS Canvas to join the workshop.  NOTE: On April 6 Employers will have access to resumes for students who register for the Job Fair– be sure to register and get your best resume in front of employers.

Friday, April 9, 11:00 a.m. – Amazing Resumes and Cover Letters

Get your resume ready for the College-wide Job Fair (April 20) by attending this live workshop hosted by the Alexandria campus Academic Success Center.  Sign up for SEAS Canvas to join the workshop.  NOTE: On April 6 Employers will have access to resumes for students who register for the Job Fair– be sure to register and get your best resume in front of employers.

Thursday, April 15, 5:30 p.m.  – Your Best Foot Forward: Interview Skills for Job Seekers

Prepare to meet with employers at the College-wide Job Fair (April 20) by attending this live workshop hosted by the Alexandria campus Academic Success Center.  Sign up for SEAS Canvas to join the workshop.

Download the College-wide Virtual Job Fair flyer