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Austin Map & South Austin City Guide!

Austin is more than plaid-and-denim-loving hipsters, taco trucks and late-night live music. Besides the Texas state capitol building, Austin is also home to Southern Careers Institute’s corporate headquarters and campus–both located in South Austin. With the city expanding and growing in leaps and bounds, it can be hard to keep up with what’s happening. Thankfully we leaned on our very …

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Why I Love SCI Texas

Nicolette – Medical Assistant – SCI Austin Keshia – Medical Assistant – SCI Austin Cynthia – Pharmacy Tech – SCI Corpus Christi -Wayne “Scott” GreeneWayne Greene – Director of Education – SCI Corpus Christi Wayne Greene – Director of Education – SCI Corpus Christi Jennifer – Medical Assistant – SCI Pharr -Albert HuangAlbert Huang – Gen Ed Instructor – SCI …

Job Seekers Meet Your Match: Austin Entry Level Job Fair

“I’m very excited about getting a job here,” Uber driver, Oluwagbenga couldn’t hide the smile as he exited the Entry Level Job Fair hosted at Southern Careers Institute Austin on Friday, January 19th, 2018. When asked which employers he was eyeing for career opportunities, he laughed. “I think I love everybody!” “Everybody” included over 20 companies in the Austin-area hiring …

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How to Use Excel Basics: 4 Tips to Boost Your Hirability

We’ve all been there: you’re trying to get a task done quickly–say you’re planning for a party or you are evaluating products in a side-by-side comparison to see what the best option is for price and benefits. Something that you would like to get squared away sooner than later. You open up a spreadsheet to input some data and then …

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Teaching Computer Basics and Life Skills

Eric Andrews might teach computer basics, but his love for his students and SCI is anything but basic. Mr. Andrews is an instructor for Southern Careers Institute in Austin and online. Since 11 years old at computer camp, Eric has always loved computer education. But that is not really why he is here at SCI. Watch the video below and …

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Going the distance – A CDL Grad Hits the Road for the Mongol Rally

Kuro Tawil isn’t just a CDL driver, he’s a juggler, too. He runs a socially conscious startup out of Austin, TX, shoots photos and videos, and is also has his CDL license as a graduate of the Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator program out of SCI San Antonio North campus. And now, he has a new adventure that he is putting …

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#IGotTheJob – Harvey – CMA and SCI Grad

When we interviewed Harvey back in March, he was a new grad from our Medical Assistant program with dreams on making an impact on the lives of others in the medical field. Since getting hired in April, we asked him some pressing questions about the hiring process, his day-to-day and #LifeAfterSCI. Introduce yourself! I am Harvey Middleton. I am SCI …

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Why Learn JavaScript? 3 Reasons to Start With JS.

Coding for beginners? Learn JavaScript. No doubt about it, if you’re coding from scratch and looking to learn, it can be intimidating with all the languages out there. There are a lot of free resources and a lot of places to go to learn coding for beginners, but where does one start? Many people that may otherwise be interested to …

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HVAC Tech Salary – How Much Does A Tech Make in TX?

HVAC tech salary–Google only gets you so far. Daryn was bouncing around from job-to-job. Retail, fast-food, you name it. “Nothing was really sticking to me.” He said. Daryn probably typed in “HVAC tech salary in Texas” into his phone and he could see some statistics which we will show you below, but until you meet someone that is doing the …

How much could I make as a Medical Assistant?

Do you have a passion for helping people? Do you also have an interest in understanding health and recognize how small actions make a big impact when it comes to living better, longer lives? If so, a career as a medical assistant could be for you. But what do medical assistants do? Are there different types of Medical Assistants? And …