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Kennesaw State University to Offer Free Interview Training and More at Career Expo

Kennesaw State University’s College of Continuing and Professional Education will host a free Career Training Expo at KSU Center. The expo will feature more than 50 professional certificate programs.

Kennesaw State University’s College of Continuing and Professional Education will host a free Career Training Expo at KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw 30144, on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The event will feature several information sessions covering multiple industries.

“We’re thrilled to once again have the opportunity to provide people the tools necessary to create a positive future career outlook,” said Barbara Calhoun, dean of the College of Continuing and Professional Education.

The expo will feature more than 50 professional certificate programs including Culinary, Web Design, Paralegal, Languages, Basic Office Technology, Project Management, Technical Writing and Pharmacy Technician.

New programs spotlighted include Android App Development, Heath Coach, Medical Assisting, Real Estate Property Management, Social Media Marketing, Pedorthist and Information Systems Security.

Additionally, attendees will be able to meet instructors and recent program graduates at the information sessions. Master career development professional and board-certified life coach John Long will be leading sessions on interviewing and personal branding.

Attendees will also be able to enter for a chance to win an iPad mini.

Those who register for classes on the night of the Expo will receive a student gift pack. All attendees will receive a 5 percent discount coupon, good for 30 days, on registration fees (restrictions apply).

Financial aid advisers will be conducting sessions to answer questions and payment plans will be available for Culinary, Web Design, Project Management and Medical Assisting professional certificate programs.

Veterans are eligible for VA Education Benefits for nearly 30 of KSU’s professional certificate programs while the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) grant covers training expenses for those who have been laid off from employment or whose household income is at or below the federal poverty level.

Also, scholarship awards are available for Paralegal, Meeting & Event Management, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and more.

For a complete listing on information sessions and to register for the Career Training Expo, visit ksuexpo.com or call (770) 423-6765. Registration is required, but the event is free to the public. Please note that online registration will be available through Jan. 6.

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