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 …

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 …

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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, …

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The New SCI Austin Campus Gives Austinites New Opportunities

With the growth of the City of Austin, Southern Careers Institute felt the need to grow with our beautiful city as well. With this, SCI is excited to announce the relocation of our Austin campus. A new Austin Southern Careers Institute is currently under construction in South Austin and is opening in the Fall of 2016. “Our goal is to make …

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Why You Should Get Your Career Training from Trade Schools in San Antonio Texas

Why You Should Consider Career Training Universities can be an excellent choice for post-secondary education when you want to learn about certain subjects or concepts. However, career training gives you the right options when you want to pursue a specific career and are looking for the exact skills that are needed. If career training is what you have in mind, …

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How Career Services at a Vocational School Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

Studying your course material alone will be insufficient to prepare you for a career. You also need to know how to find your perfect job, apply, and then ace the interview. At a vocational school, in addition to classroom lectures and practical experience, you’ll have access to career services that ensure you’re ready to find your dream job when you …