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Trusted Tips for Online Holiday Shopping Safety in 2020

Traditionally, the start of the holiday season is synonymous with deals, including the infamous “Black Friday” rush the day after Thanksgiving.  This year, many stores like Walmart aren’t even opening their traditional brick and mortar stores on Thanksgiving. Thanks to the pandemic, many consumers — estimated to be about 60 percent by Salesforce Inc. — […]

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Women’s Entrepreneur Day 2020: Why Women Entrepreneurs Need Mentorship

Women’s Entrepreneur Day 2020 celebrates successful women and provides an opportunity for mentorship. Read on for a detailed insight into why we need women in the entrepreneurial world and the best way to find female entrepreneurs who will mentor you. Why Women Need Mentors  Mentorship is critical in entrepreneurship, especially as you move up the […]

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Southern Careers Institute Delivers Holiday Cheer to Texas Families with its Annual Holiday Tree Giveaway

Students, faculty, and staff at each of SCI’s campuses will decorate and donate a total of 26 trees to families in need this holiday season. This annual tradition takes on even more meaning this holiday season, with so many families being impacted by COVID-19. All eight Southern Careers Institute campuses – Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, […]

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HVAC Certification in Texas: 6 Certificates to Give Your Career a Running Start

Like other technical fields, a variety of certifications for HVAC technicians exist to help start your career off on the right foot and give a competitive edge over others in the field.  If you are interested in becoming a certified HVAC technician, let’s look at six HVAC certifications in Texas that can give you what […]

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Thank You Veterans. Veterans Day 2020: Best Jobs for Veterans in 2020

Veterans Day 2020: Best Jobs for Veterans in 2020

Veterans Day 2020 marks an important change. This year, we’re honoring more vets than ever, as a new law provides veteran status to National Guard and Reserve members who have served for 20 years or more, regardless of their time spent on active duty.  At Southern Careers Institute (SCI), we appreciate our veterans every day. […]

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SCI Celebrates National Allied Health Professions Week 2020

What are Allied Health Professions? Allied health professionals provide diagnostic evaluation, rehabilitation services, disease treatment, and management in the healthcare industry. These professionals work alongside nurses, dentists, and pharmacists in providing medical care to patients. Allied health professionals can also work independently, offering special services in nutrition, health education, or dental health. What Does an […]

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Southern Careers Institute Recognizes Recent Allied Health Program Graduates on the Front Lines of COVID-19

Austin, TX – Healthcare workers on the front lines are at higher risk of becoming infected with COVID-19, yet the pandemic is not stopping Southern Careers Institute (SCI) allied health graduates from joining the health workforce. More than 1,300 students have graduated from Southern Careers Institute’s allied health programs between March and October of this […]

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Southern Careers Institute Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Families celebrate together in community. Today, September 15, marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month – a time to recognize the influence and contributions of Hispanic Americans to the place we all call home. For us at Southern Careers Institute, Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of the rich culture and diversity of our students, […]

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How to Cut Hair at Home Like a Pro

Though you may not be able to achieve a sophisticated look, there are many simple styles you can do at home to keep yourself and your family looking fresh. Let’s take a look at some tips on how to cut hair at home! Invest in a Good Pair of Shears Even as tempting as it […]

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Why Skills-based Career Training May be a Better Option Than a 4-year Degree

Recently, President Donald Trump signed an executive order stating that a college degree is no longer a requirement for employment with the federal government. Employers will give job applicants who have skills priority over those who only hold a degree without experience. This is excellent news for someone looking for a new career path. Schools such […]

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Medical Assistant Training: Why Medical Assistants are Important During a Pandemic

If you are looking for a new job in the medical field that is secure but doesn’t require a 4-year degree or if you have already been in search of training as a medical assistant, Southern Careers Institute can help. We feature an accredited medical assistant training program that thoroughly prepares graduates for certification and employment […]

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Happy National Beautician’s Day!

If you love how your hair looks, thank your beautician. The same goes for your nails, skin, and makeup. Beauticians, also referred to as cosmetologists and hairstylists, help us feel good about ourselves and are an important part of many peoples’ lives. Beauty professionals make up a sizable portion of the workforce in the United […]

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How to Start a Career Action Plan

With the proper action plan for your career goals, you can enhance your knowledge and skillset to achieve your career ambitions. Southern Careers Institute is dedicated to providing educational tools and guidance to help our students succeed in their chosen industry. From business and technology to medical and skilled trades, SCI offers an extensive selection of programs and services to […]

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Why Enroll in Certificate Programs?

Depending on the career path you want to take, it might work out better for you to get a certificate rather than a 4-year college degree. Certificate programs are a faster, less costly route to a rewarding job and lifestyle. They also help those who are already employed with career advancement. A certificate offers the […]

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What SCI Students Are Saying

“I made a complete career change when I started my training at Southern Careers Institute. I needed a stable career to continue providing for my growing family. SCI provided me with the medical terminology and know how that I needed to understand and acquire a career in the medical field. SCI taught me that it doesn’t matter where you are in life right now; you always have room to advance and learn.”

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Denise S.
Medical Assistant

“I am extremely grateful for the assistance I received from SCI’s Career Services team. I enjoy where I work and what I do. SCI has helped me succeed in life by getting me the necessary education and by making me a stronger and more confident person.”

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Raquel S.

“Once I graduated from SCI, I had a sense of accomplishment that helped me through the job search process. SCI provided me with the opportunity to brush up on my skills, extend my accounting knowledge, and they boosted my self-confidence. I went to work two days after my last day of school.”

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Annette D.
Business Accounting

“When my youngest child graduated from high school, I told my husband that it was my time. I went back to school to change careers after spending 37 years in the business field. At SCI, the instructors are professional, and they care about what they are teaching you, as well as expect you to give 100% in return. I had problems understanding how to draw in syringes and give injections. I requested extra help from a knowledgeable instructor, and I was able to receive one-on-one training. Today, I draw injections for approximately 100 patients each week. I am very confident in what I’ve learned. SCI has given me the chance to do what I always wanted to do. Thank you for my education. I am doing wonderful.”

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Bonnie M
Medical Assistant

“I am now a certified Lab Tech. SCI helped me get an externship, and I came out with a job. After my little sister had cancer, I knew I wanted a career in the medical field that allowed me to help others. I am happy about what I do.”

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Sidney B
Medical Assistant

“The best place ever!! Ms.Tonia rocks she is the best teacher… I love going to school my time there is amazing.”

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Andrea Garcia

“Southern Careers went beyond my expectations. Very impressed. The assistance I got from Career Services is truly amazing. They really went out of their way to get me placed. They really care and I am grateful to all of them.”

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Olga C.

“Southern Careers Institute totally surpassed my expectations. Once I finished school, the Career Services team helped me find a job. I would tell anyone thinking about starting career training that you have nothing to lose and a lot to gain. I wish I would have started my training sooner.”

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Valerie D.

“I am very happy with where I am and where I’m going. Through high school, I struggled with math. When I came to SCI, I enrolled in the Business Accounting Specialist program to see if I could do it. SCI provided me with the accounting skills I needed to help me find a career. Now, I have an amazing career and room to grow in the company.”

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Crystal H.
Business Accounting

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