Start: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6 p.m.
End: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Join us at our downtown campus to learn how a professional certificate from Georgetown University can benefit your career. The program will include a general information fair for all certificate programs, at which you'll have the opportunity to meet with faculty and program advisors. Special breakout sessions will be held for our Paralegal Studies program and our Institute for Transformational Leadership.
6:00 PM: Registration Opens
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Certificate Program Information Fair
6:30 - 7:30 PM: Paralegal and Institute for Transformational Leadership Breakouts
A recent study by Empowered Careers, a division of UCLA, and Impulse Research Corp, shows that hiring managers are increasingly comfortable with applicants seeking to change or enhance their careers through completion of certificate programs. According to the study, 82% of HR managers and recruiters said obtaining a certificate is one of the best ways for professionals to keep current or upgrade their job market skills while 89% said obtaining a certificate is a helpful step in changing careers. Additionally, 75% of HR managers stated that if a job candidate cannot find work in a related field, they would consider a certificate program a good alternative for gaining related work experience.