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How Much Does an Auto Mechanic Make?

Let me guess…you got dirty as a kid. You got your hands filthy in the dirt and probably got in trouble when you wiped them all over your mom’s carpet. If you were the kid that broke your toys with the best intentions–just to put them back together and fix them again, then you’d probably make a great car mechanic. …

Flor Richards SCI Student Testimonial

“There are SO many areas I can work in.” – SCI Spotlight on Flor.

“I recently retired from the military…and I knew I wanted to do something different.” Flor Richards is a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist graduate of Southern Careers Institute – San Antonio North campus and a Billing Manager for Eagle Eye Medical. She found Medical Billing & Coding exciting to learn, mainly due to the options that were presented to her. [Transcribed …

SCItv Highlight Reel Episode 3

SCItv: Spring Break Highlight Reel [VIDEO]

Just because it’s Spring Break, doesn’t mean the SCI action stops. Click to watch the latest episode of SCItv where we shoot hoops and keep you in the loop on all the campus happenings. [Transcribed below] Hey guys!  I’m Alison, Community Manager for SCI here and this week on SCItv we’re giving you the highlights reel from Spring Break and Student …

Grants and Scholarships - What are they and how can they help?

Grants and scholarships-what are they and how can they help?

If you think you can’t afford school, think again. Whether you’re looking at technical, trade, associates, or good old fashioned-four-year college, the process in applying for school can be overwhelming, especially the financial process. Financial aid is money lent or given to you to help you pay for school. Grants and scholarships are kinds of financial aid that you don’t …

SCI Pharr Female Welder

Meet Leslie – Woman Welder – SCI Spotlight | SCI Blog

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 and Family

6 Steps to Get Guilt-Free 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

Meet Alejandro G – Build Something – SCI Spotlight

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, …

3 Quick Tips to Look Better to Employers Now [VIDEO]

A whopping 92% of recruiters look through an applicant’s social feed prior to scheduling an interview (Jobvite). Do you have the top ‘red flags’ hiring managers look for on your Facebook feed? Watch to find out as well as quick tips to look better to employers right now. [Transcribed below] SCItv was created to bring you relevant information from experts …

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

Meet Belinda Z – Best time – SCI Spotlight | SCI Blog

“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

Meet Cassandra R – From Tragedy to Triumph – SCI Spotlight

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 …