OCC Offers Free Information Sessions on Hot Career Fields

OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – Searching for new career opportunities? Oakland Community College (OCC) is hosting a number of free information sessions on how to prepare for and enter some of the area's hottest fields.

Culinary Studies Institute – Learn about program requirements, meet some of the renowned faculty and get a tour of the facility at one of these sessions:  Wednesday, Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m.; Thursday, Mar. 16, 11:00 a.m.; and Wednesday, Apr. 5, 5:30 p.m. Each session lasts for approximately 1 hour at OCC's Orchard Ridge campus in Farmington Hills, Room J-191.Contact the office at (248) 522-3700 to reserve a seat.

Machine Tool Program – Get the skills you need to get to work in just one semester. Enroll in two to four classes to prepare for entry-level machining positions and CNC operator positions. For more information contact Janene Erne, OCC director of technical programs at (248) 232-4394 or email jkerne@oaklandcc.edu.

Nursing – Information sessions on OCC's Nursing program will be held at OCC's Royal Oak campus, Thursday, Apr. 20, 6:30 p.m.; Highland Lakes campus, Thursday, Mar. 16, 6:30 p.m. Additional sessions will be held at 6:30 p.m., on June 15 at OCC's Royal Oak campus and May 18 at OCC's Highland Lakes campus.

Radiology Tech – Information sessions are held at OCC's Auburn Hills campus, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 1:00- 3:00 p.m. Topics include a description of professional responsibilities, program requirements and demands, wait list information and question and answers session. Contact OCC's health professions and technology department at (248) 233-2916 to schedule an appointment.

About OCC

With five campuses throughout Oakland County, Oakland Community College is committed to providing academic and developmental experiences that allows each student to reach their full potential and enhance the diverse communities they serve. It offers degrees and certificates in approximately 100 career fields and university transfer degrees in business, science and the liberal arts. More than a million students have enrolled in the college since it opened in 1965. Learn more about OCC at oaklandcc.edu.

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Media Contact: Bridget M. Kavanaugh | Marketing & Community Relations | (248) 341-2020 | bmkavana@oaklandcc.edu