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February 2021

PRIVATE: CISB/GCCISD Job Readiness Workshop

February 8 @ 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Virtual Workshop

Session 3 of 6 PRIVATE TOPIC: What to Wear on an Interview DESCRIPTION:A job interview is your opportunity to make a great first impression on your potential employer. Dressing for success is a big part of the interview process. Students will have the opportunity to learn about different styles of attire that are appropriate for a job interview, as well as, what not to wear. HAVE QUESTIONS CONTACT: Veronica Lawrence via email at: vlawrence@projectgradhouston.org

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Public: Reviewing Award Letters (Financial Aid) Workshop

February 9 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Virtual Workshop

PUBLIC: Reviewing Award Letters (College EVENT DESCRIPTION: Reading and understanding your financial aid letter is a key part of assessing the cost of your college education. To simplify the process, GRAD advisors will show you how to read your financial aid award letter and better understand your financial aid package. This workshop will cover: Financial need Gift aid Work-study Student loans (subsidized and unsubsidized) COA (cost of attendance) EFC (estimated family contribution) REGISTER HERE: Registrants will receive the link to…

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PRIVATE: GRAD Club Meeting

February 11 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual Workshop

Description:Host: GRADcafe by Project GRAD How to register TBD Target Audience: High School Students Time: 5:00 PM CST Cost of joining GRAD club: FREE Questions: Julie Diaz jdiaz@projectgradhouston.org or Dhigueron@projectgradhouston.org

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PRIVATE: Lazarus Interns Workshop: Financial Aid & Student Loans

February 13 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual Workshop

Description: Lazarus Interns Workshop In today's workshop, the students will explore the areas of financial aid and studentloans. Students will learn about the different types of financial aid such asgrants, work-study, loans, and scholarships. By the end of the presentation, students will have a betterunderstanding of the financial aid application process and student loans. PRIVATE Registration: N/A GRAD Contact: Julie Diaz

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PRIVATE: CISB/GCCISD Job Readiness Workshop

February 15 @ 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Virtual Workshop

Description:Session 4 of 6 PRIVATE TOPIC: Mock Interview Sessions DESCRIPTION: A mock interview helps you learn how to answer difficult questions, develop interview strategies, improve your communication skills, and reduce your stress before an actual job interview. We will have small breakout sessions where students go through a mock interview with a professional who can give them constructive feedback on their interviewing skills and tips to improve. HAVE QUESTIONS CONTACT: Veronica Lawrence via email at: vlawrence@projectgradhouston.org

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Public: Deloitte: Stress Management Workshop

February 17 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Virtual Workshop

Description: In partnership with Deloitte FEBRUARY 17, 2021 – Wednesday 5:30pm – 6:30pm PUBLIC: Stress Management Workshop EVENT DESCRIPTION: The upside of stress looks at stress as a positive and useful tool, rather than as a negative experience. Stress is universal and this workshop aims to help students think about how they can make the most of stressful moments in their lives. In this workshop, students will: · Explore causes of stress · Learn to see the benefits of stress…

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PRIVATE: GRAD Club Spotlight Hour

February 18 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual Workshop

How to register TBD Target Audience: High School Students GRAD Scholars will have the opportunity to socially engage with other Scholars and work on their individual Badge Up items. Time: 5:00 PM CST Cost of joining GRAD club: FREE Questions: Julie Diaz jdiaz@projectgradhouston.org or Dhigueron@projectgradhouston.org

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PRIVATE: CISB/GCCISD Job Readiness Workshop

February 22 @ 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Virtual Workshop

Description:Session 5 of 6 PRIVATE TOPIC: How to fill out job applications and new hirer paperwork DESCRIPTION: . HAVE QUESTIONS CONTACT: Veronica Lawrence via email at: vlawrence@projectgradhouston.org

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Public: Verification Workshop

February 24 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Virtual Workshop

PUBLIC: Verification Workshop EVENT DESCRIPTION: Verification is the process your school uses to confirm that the data reported on your FAFSA form is accurate. If you are selected for verification, your school will request additional documentation that supports the information reported. This workshop will go over some of the additional documentation that is requested and where and how to request the supporting documents. REGISTER HERE: Registrants will receive the link to the event by email one day prior to the…

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March 2021

PRIVATE: CISB/GCCISD Job Readiness Workshop

March 1 @ 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Virtual Workshop

Description:Session 1 of 6 PRIVATE TOPIC: Identifying Transferable Skills DESCRIPTION: Transferable skills are the skills you pick up through school, activities and in employment settings that you can seamlessly transfer to your next job. They aren’t industry-specific. You’ll use many transferable skills—like writing, communication, and problem-solving skills—in every job you ever have. Students will learn how to identify soft and hard skills and how to highlight them on their resume. HAVE QUESTIONS CONTACT: Veronica Lawrence via email at: vlawrence@projectgradhouston.org

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