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Professional Dress Tips & Tricks

April 3, 2019 | WVJC Staff

It is important to be dressed professionally, especially if you are going to an interview or professional function. How you are dressed will be one of the first things employers and professionals notice about you! Here are some tips and tricks for dressing professionally. Women should wear dress pants or a skirt passed the knee, paired with a neutral color...

Legal Office Assisting – Program Highlight

March 26, 2019 | WVJC Staff

In the course of our daily lives, we all experience events that shape us.  These events could be the little things in life like a kind gesture from a stranger, or a rainbow after a storm.  However, sometimes the big events can shape us as well.  These events are life-altering and generally lead to a new perspective, a change in...

Wesley McGee – Student Highlight

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Wesley McGee began attending West Virginia Junior College freshly after high school. He is seeking an associate degree in Information Technology. He considered many careers paths in high school but none really fit what he wanted to do. Following his father’s advice, he enrolled in the IT program to give him a good starting point. Wesley wants to make a...

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...