Cartrina DosReis, Founder and Career Consultant of Career Peaks

Interested in learning about careers in today’s job market? Join Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Educational Opportunity Center at the Career Connection Conference on June 25, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on PCC’s Person County Campus. The event will be facilitated by Cartrina DosReis, Founder and Career Consultant of Career Peaks.

Participants of this event will gain information on career readiness skills in demand by today’s labor market, as well as services that will position them for emerging career pathways.

“More than ever, the key to successful job search is knowing who you are, what you want to achieve, and looking for unmet needs and opportunities to create value,” said DosReis. “The first step is to see your career as your own. Think of yourself as a global citizen. To make your career rewarding, you will need to find your passion, connect with it, learn all about it, work with it, follow it, and live it.”

After this seminar, participants will be able to:

• Use career planning strategies that will lead them toward highly desired careers
• Identify skills and tips to effectively interview
• Articulate the new labor market trends, particularly new collar jobs
• Identify degree and certification programs for emerging careers

About Facilitator Cartrina DosReis:
DosReis offers a diverse background in education and training, and thrives in providing direction and planning that will enable others to hone success skills that will meet their professional goals. She has spent most of her career serving as a higher education professional in which she has leveraged her background into 10+ years facilitating professional development workshops, providing career counseling, and incorporating career resource technologies.

In addition, DosReis has worked as an employer relations manager to enhance job development and corporate support for college students and alumni. She has worked at multiple institutions including Columbia University, Fordham University, and North Carolina Central University.

DosReis received her Master of Arts in Higher Education and Organization Leadership from Columbia University, and her Bachelor of Arts in English from SUNY-Binghamton University.

How to Register for the Free Conference:
The June 25 Career Connection Conference event is free and open to the public. Guests will be given a career guide and a “Get a Job Kit” for attending. To save your seat, call (336) 322-2132 or (336) 322-2281 or register online at

Funding for this event is provided by the Educational Opportunity Center, a federally funded TRIO program.

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