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    Women Wellness Workforce


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    Workforce Exploration

    Prepare for a vibrant career in the new economy.


    Explore new options for the world of work that range from traditional corporate/organizational jobs, to entrepreneurship, to gig and side hustles. When women are fully engaged, they make an incredible impact. The world is waking up to this and now is your chance to participate. Whether you want better pay, are burned out, or are looking for a career that matches your values, Ursuline College's heritage of empowering women can help you blaze a new trail.

    Summer 2020 Programming

    Designing Your Career to Fit Your Life

    Section One  (.5 Credit)
    Are you a recent college graduate or headed into your senior year of college? Now what?  Anticipating you would graduate into the strongest economy in American History, you find that COVID-19 has thrown a curveball and thrust you into the worst economic market in American history.  What should you do next? What are your options?

    Pivot and determine how to build a prosperous and fulfilling career around the life you want to live. In this course, you'll be assessed to determine how your core skills and interests fit this new job market. Small group coaching will allow you to take an informed look at your options.   

    Monday, July 6, 10-11 am 
    Week of July 13, students will be asked to sign up for a 1.5-hour small group coaching session (multiple options will be available). 
    Thursday, July 16, 10-11 am 
    Monday, July 20, 10-11 am 

    Section Two   (.5 Credit)
    Has COVID-19 disrupted your career?  Maybe you’ve been laid off or you’ve been working from home and asking yourself, is this the career for me?

    In this course, you’ll explore options that range from traditional corporate/organizational jobs, to entrepreneurship, to gig and side hustles. You’ll take a comprehensive assessment that looks at your interests, skills, values, and personality along with small group coaching. Your assessment will help determine what’s right for you and how to approach your go-forward plan.

    Monday, August 3, 12-1 pm
    Week of August 10, students will be asked to sign up for a 1.5 hour small group coaching session. Multiple options will be available
    Thursday, August 13, 12-1 pm
    Monday, August 17, 12-1 pm

    Instructors: Denise Reading, Julie Jones




    Fall Programming

    Fall is a great time for a new start. Do you have a side hustle? Is it time to make it your main hustle? Re-tool and learn about the gig economy and the business of entrepreneurship.

    Stay tuned. Fall certificate and micro-credentialing programs will be announced soon.

    New Women's Leadership and Wellness Programming

    The Institute for Women, Wellness & Workforce also offers: