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Introduction:

Kelly Huskey, the Director of Career Placement, provides training, resume building, and interview workshops for students attending Shorter College and Reimagine. Mrs. Huskey’s reservoir of professional experiences and expertise will help us realize goals such as locating appropriate internships and jobs for students in each program offering. Internships will ensure students connect the theory they learn in the classroom with the real world.  She has ten (10) years experience in doing all facets of Career Services. She currently holds a Bachelor of the Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Management and is working on completing her Master’s of the Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management.

Contact information:

Email: khuskey@shortercollege.edu

Phone: 501-374-6305 EXT. 227

Cell Phone : 501-703-4508

Students:

Career Services serves to help find the students a career and job that suits their needs and abilities and build community partnerships to achieve that goal. This is accomplished by working with each student individually on a Career Pathway Plan, building their resume, and preparing the students for interviews and internships.

Employers:

The Career Services department acts as a liaison between employers and students, working to achieve the goals for both. The success of our students cannot be accomplished without the support of the community. By working with the Shorter College Career Services department, employers could be provided with quality students for internships and employment.

We are working towards building internships with local employers in the areas of our Reimagine Workforce Grant certification programs: Accounting Software, Apple (Swift) Coding Certificate, Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management Certificate, Human Resources Certificate, IBM Badges; Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Data Science, Enterprise Design Thinking, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, QUANTUM COMPUTING, Microsoft Office Specialist Certification, and Wine Certification.

Also, we are looking to build partners in employment and internships in our Associate’s Degree Programs: Criminal Justice, Entrepreneurial Studies, Christian Leadership, Early Childhood Development, Computer Science, and General Studies.