Meet Leslie C. Welding Student at SCI Pharr

Meet Leslie. Artist in Pharr, TX and Woman Welder (SCI Spotlight).

Leslie never considered welding before starting at SCI. She is an artist in Pharr, TX that painted with acrylics and did graphic design, but then she had a friend that thought she’d be great because of her attention to detail. Did you know women often make awesome welders because of their tendency to have great attention to detail? We’re proud …

6 Steps to Get Guilt-Free while Balancing School & Family [VIDEO]

Going back to school can be a balancing act–between family, friends, health, and work commitments. Don’t drop the ball–watch the newest episode of SCItv: [Transcribed below] When you’re working towards a better life for you and your family, there are a lot of balls in the air. You may be trying to find a job in your field or working …

Meet Welding Student Alejandro G - SCI San Antonio North

SCI Spotlight: Alejandro G. – “Build something from nothing.”

Alejandro once hopped from job-to-job, but when his daughter came into the picture, he knew he wanted to be grounded. He saw an opportunity when the welding program opened up at Southern Career Institute San Antonio North campus. With no former experience in metal-working or soldering, he went all in. “Welding stood out to me as something I could learn, …

Meet Business Accounting Specialist Student Belinda Z - SCI San Antonio North

SCI Spotlight – Belinda Z. – “Make it the best time.”

“I got the horrible phone call that on the way to work he was in a motorcycle accident. My husband was no longer going to be the breadwinner.” Belinda Z. Business Accounting Specialist SCI San Antonio North Class of 2017 It always seems like there is something in our way when we are trying to create positive change. And when …

Meet Pharmacy Technician Student Cassandra R - SCI Austin

From Tragedy to Triumph – An SCI Spotlight on Cassandra R.

The beginning of this month we celebrated National Allied Health Professionals Week (Nov 2-9, 2016) and we had the opportunity to sit down at our Austin campus and talk to some of the fantastic medical program students. Some of whom are well on their way to graduating, including Cassandra. When Cassandra started in our Pharmacy Technician program, she wasn’t in …

Basic Training for Your Job Hunt – Our Veteran Shares

Career transition is scary, confusing, and brings up a lot of questions. Questions like “what are my options?” “what am I good at?” and “how can I apply my skills now to my next job?” Richard Abrams knows about transition. He recently joined Southern Careers Institute as our Executive Director of Military Operations. Prior to that, he served in the …

Get with the Program – A CEO Chat with Coding Bootcamp Alumnus, Brock Meyer

“Everybody who’s ever used the internet, raise your hand.” A sea of hands flooded the room. Some of them clutching smart phones. The question was asked by Dan Fryar, instructor of Southern Career Institute’s Full-Stack JavaScript program during the Open House at our San Antonio North campus. Perhaps it was a way to keep everyone’s attention. After all, the attendees …

Southern Careers Institute Community Career Fair

SCI’s Community Career Fair

Meet Diana, Hector and Kimberly, three SCI students who have gone through their programs, put in hours of studying, and worked hard to learn the job skills needed for their new careers. Now with their upcoming graduations, employment was front of mind for all of them. Fortunately for these three SCI students, they attended the recent SCI Community Career Fair. They, and many others, …