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ROC/CTEC Interns Hard at Work

Community Classroom internships have started and over 500 high school juniors and seniors are currently plying their trade with 200 local businesses. This is the magic that is ROC/CTEC. Let's peek in on one student making things happen after only one week on the job ...
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New Program Perfect Fit for Kern Job Market

While Amazon’s soon-to-open Bakersfield Distribution Center, along with its projected 1400 new jobs, grabs the headlines, the truth is that local career opportunities extend well beyond this online giant. Kern County has seen tremendous growth in entry-level and management positions within the industry, growth that seems destined to continue well into the foreseeable future.
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Former Student Now a Current Officer

ROC/CTEC is all about exposing young students to various occupations and helping them discern a meaningful career. Oftentimes our students can immediately take entry-level employment in their field of choice, but other times the career trek requires additional education, training, or even attaining a certain age.
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ROC Seeking Community Voluteers

This year, for the very first time, ROC will host the SkillsUSA California Region 2 Conference. On February 22, 2020, 1600 students from Central California will attend the conference, showcasing their skills in over 100 different contests. To pull this off we will need over 200 community volunteers!
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ROC Construction Spotlighted by 23News

The newly inaugurated Construction Trades program at ROC is off to an amazing start, so it is not surprising that the local news wanted to speak to instructor Chad Wright and his students. Good stuff happening at ROC/CTEC!
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ROC/CTEC Applications Now Being Accepted

The online application window to apply for programs at ROC and CTEC will be open from November 1, 2019 through March 6, 2020. During this period all Kern High School District students who will be juniors or seniors next year can complete an application on the ROC website.
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Sharped Dressed Professionals

Perhaps Mark Twain’s famous quip that “everyone talks about the weather but no one does anything about it” has a modern parallel for today’s increasingly casual business world. It seems everyone talks about the lack of formality that millennials and their successors, iGens, have, especially when it comes to dressing for work, but no one actually does anything about it.
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