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Career Services Going Above & Beyond For Students

March 15, 2019 | WVJC Staff

At WVJC Morgantown, the Career Management Team is hard at work for you! WVJC Career Management offers one on one resume building, mock interview preparation, and just recently, a new career closet has been implemented so students can be interview ready. WVJC’s career management team is constantly working to improve the resources we offer to our students. We recently created...

Different Types Of Federal Student Aid

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Financial aid can come from several sources to help you pay for college. These sources can be federal, state, school, and private sources. The U.S. Department awards over $120 billion dollars every year in grants, work-study funds, and low-interest loans.  There are three different types of federal student aid. Grants and Scholarships – money you do not have to pay...

WVJC Online Humanizes Career Prep Course

March 8, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Career Management Representatives at WVJC Online have been working hard on humanizing the learning experience for our online students! In our Career Preparation course, students and instructors are now required to use a video response in discussion posts. This tool has allowed instructors to identify areas of improvement and to better serve the student when it comes time to interview....

WVJC Students Discuss Their Practical Nursing Journey

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A practical nurse provides standard emergency and preventative healthcare to patients who are sick, injured, or just need routine health checkups.  They touch the lives of others on a daily basis. Practical nursing is a career that is not only rewarding but also in high demand.  West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport offers a twelve-month Practical Nursing program to get your...

Financial Aid Process, Not As Scary As It May Seem!

February 27, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Preparing for college requires quite a bit of homework.  First, you need to find a field of study that you’re interested in. Then, you have to determine if that field of study can provide you with the life you want to lead once you have completed college and start into the workforce.  Once you have narrowed your programs, then you...

Professionalism – Part 2

February 26, 2019 | WVJC Staff

In our last blog, we discussed how professionalism is a key component to any work environment. Specifically, we discussed competence, reliability, honesty, integrity, and respect. These are extremely important in remaining professional in the workplace. Equally as important are compartmentalization and positivity. Today we will discuss these aspects of professionalism, and why they are important in the workplace. Compartmentalization is...

Career Services Highlight Featuring Selena Ramey!

February 21, 2019 | WVJC Staff

My name is Selena Ramey and I am the Career Management Director here at the West Virginia Junior College Charleston campus. I have been fortunate enough to work here for the past 4 years and love getting to know the students! As the Career Management Director I work closely with our students from the beginning of their time here at...

Dustin Talton – Graduate Highlight

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Dustin Talton is a recent graduate of our Clinical Medical Assistant Program at WVJC Online.  When he started his journey to look for an online school, he had to have a few very important criteria: a strong education in his intended field and the flexibility to work around his work and family life.  Dustin found what he needed when he...

Kali McGuire – Student Highlight

February 18, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Kali is enrolled in the Dental Assisting program at West Virginia Junior College Charleston.  She decided Dental Assisting was the best fit for her because she has always been interested in teeth and oral surgeries. She also likes that dental offices typically have family-friendly hours. “I chose WVJC because I was able to get on a fast track to an...

Zach Maxon – Student Highlight

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Zachary Maxon graduated from Morgantown High School and immediately knew he was going to come to West Virginia Junior College.  He is the fourth person in his family to graduate from WVJC!   Both of his grandparents are graduates of the campus as well as his aunt.   He didn’t want to attend WVU.  “I didn’t want to deal with all those...