Press ReleaseICPL, community organizations, host resume and job application workshop

The Iowa City Public Library, in partnership with the Human Rights Commission, Shelter House, the Broadway Neighborhood Center, the Housing Authority, Successful Living, and other community organizations, will host a two-day Resume and Job Application Workshop November 14 and November 15. online-learning

Part I – Creating a Resume – will take place in Meeting Room E (second floor) at the Library from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 14. Library Assistant Jennifer Eilers will lead a basic resume workshop for the first half hour. Afterward, participants can use a computer to create a resume and get hands-on help from volunteers. Participants are encouraged to bring information regarding their previous work history.

Part II – Applying for a Job Online – will take place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday, November 15, at the Shelter House, 429 Southgate Ave. Participants are encouraged to bring their resumes from the day before. Volunteers will be on hand to help participants fill out and submit online job applications.

“The workshop aims to help job seekers create a resume and apply for a job online while teaching important communication and computer skills,” Eilers says.

The program is open to the public, with emphasis on people interested in applying for entry level positions and who may not have a computer. The program is free, but registration is encouraged. To register, call (319) 356-5200 or sign up at the Library.

Registration will close at 20 people. A waiting list sign-up will be available after that.

For more information, contact Jennifer Eilers, Library Assistant, at (319) 887-6073 or

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