Free career planning classes start in October

Posted:  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 8:00am

Starting Monday, Oct. 16 in Brunswick and Wednesday, Oct. 25 in Boothbay Harbor, New Ventures Maine will offer My Next Career Move, a free month-long class to help you take charge of your career and create an action plan to achieve success.

In the My Next Career Move class, you will learn how your current skills connect to future careers, identify high-growth job fields, explore education and training options, and strengthen your resume for a targeted job search.

The My Next Career Move class is open to people of all ages and incomes. Anyone is welcome who is interested in building your career and finding the job that is right for you. Whether you are unemployed, underemployed, or considering a career change, this class will help you achieve career success.

The Brunswick class will be held on Mondays from 5:30 to 8 p.m., meeting from Oct. 16 through Nov. 13 at the University College Bath/Brunswick campus at Brunswick Landing.

The Boothbay Harbor class will be held on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., meeting from Oct. 25 through Nov. 15 at the LincolnHealth/MaineHealth St. Andrews campus in partnership with the Boothbay Region Community Navigator program.

Pre-registration is required, and there is no fee for the trainings. For more information or to register, contact Erica Quin-Easter at New Ventures Maine at 386-1664, email, or register online at

For people whose schedule or location makes an in-person class difficult or who would prefer to take the course from the convenience of their own computer, New Ventures Maine also offers an online option. The online cohort of My Next Career Move begins Oct. 11, and the registration deadline for the online class is Friday, Oct. 6.

For more information and to find classes around the state, see or call 386-1664 (Brunswick), 593-7942 (Rockland), or 1-800-442-2092 (statewide). New Ventures Maine’s Midcoast Region covers Brunswick to Belfast, and travel assistance may be available to help you attend trainings and access services.