Career & Placement Center
The Career and Placement Center manages Workforce Investment Act (WIA), State Displaced Homemakers and Carl Perkins employment and training programs. These programs are dedicated to helping individuals find employment or obtain training which leads to employment. These programs may help with short term training, college tuition, books, job placement costs, and other costs associated with finding employment or attending a training program. To enroll in these programs an individual must complete a pre-application form, provide the necessary enrollment documentation and be approved for services.
The following programs provide financial support to eligible adults to obtain training and employment.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Workforce Investment Act, a federally funded employment and training program geared towards low-income individuals. Dollars are available to help with training and employment costs.
State Displaced Homemaker Program
Montana State funded employment and training program, designed for individuals who have suffered a displacement (widowed, divorced, abandoned). Dollars are available to help with training and employment costs.
This program provides career exploration, placement services and soft skills training to students enrolled at MCC.
A wide variety of services are available to MCC students, faculty and staff, and the general public including:
PEP Talk Site
- access to a lending library
- access to the internet
- access for research into employment and training information
- resume preparation
- establishment and maintenance of a placement file for MCC
- personal assistance with job search and education questions
- career interest testing
- referrals to other agencies or programs as appropriate
- financial assistance for education and job search
- career exploration assistance
- payment of employment related needs such as clothing, minor
car repairs and liability insurance
- public accessible computer
- public access to fax machine, printer and copier
The Career and Placement Center at MCC is a designated site for PEP Talk. What is PEP Talk and who benefits from it? PEP Talk stands for Personalized Employment Plan developed by completing 3 simple steps using the computer and a PEP Talk Blueprint booklet. PEP Talk is designed so you can go through it on your own or with our assistance. Completing this plan may open up new career/job opportunities for you. To access this information, just stop into our office.
Who needs a personalized employment plan?
If you fall into any of these categories then PEP Talk can help you improve your employment situation.
- The unemployed
- The underemployed
- TANF recipients
- High school and college students
- Career changers
- Anyone unhappy with their current job
Questions, want to enroll or obtain services?
We are located in Room 221 at Miles Community College. If you have questions about these programs, want to enroll in a program or use our public services, you may contact Guy Lund at 874-6215 or Sharon Kearnes at 874-6183 by phone or come by our office. Office hours are from 8-5, Monday through Friday.
*EO Employer/program auxiliary aids available upon request for individuals with disabilities.
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