Classes Workshops & Events

All workshops and events are provided by the Career Resource Management Center (CRMC) at MCAS-Yuma. The workshops are open to all active duty service members, spouses, family members and retirees. Registration is required to attend all classes. Please contact the CRMC Office at 928-269-5181 or 928-269-3150.

 

Spouse Transition And Readiness Seminar (STARS)

A two hour brief held quarterly, that provides military spouses with the knowledge, information and resources needed for transition readiness.  Call the CRMC/TRP office to register.

 

Resume Writing-Private Sector

 A two hour class that provides the information and tools to develop an effective private sector/civilian resume.

 

10 Steps To A Federal Job-Resume 

Information on researching and developing a Federal resume to land a Federal Job.  Meets on a Thursday afternoon and the following Friday morning once a month.

 

Interview Techniques

This class is designed to prepare you to interview effectively and confidently for employment.  You will also learn to dress for success, what to say, what to ask, and employer’s commonly asked questions.

 

BOOTS TO BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK

A seminar facilitated by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for Marines interested in pursuing self-employment in the private or non-profit sector.  This course will teach Marines about the challenges faced by entrepreneurs, the benefits and realities of entrepreneurship, and the steps toward business.

 

ACCESSING HIGHER EDUCATION

A seminar facilitated by P&PD staff which guides the Marine through the variety of decisions involved in choosing a college, degree program, the admissions process and funding options.  The expected outcome is transition to a higher education institution.

 

CAREER TECHNICAL TRAINING/ FAST TRACK TO EMPLOYMENT

A two day class that provides guidance in selecting a technical field and school, starting the application process and funding considerations.

 

VA CLAIMS PROCESSING 

A VA Claims Representative will be at MCAS Yuma once a month to accept claims for VA Disability Benefits. For more information, contact 928-269-3172.

 

CAREER AND EDUCATION FAIR

Held once a year at MCAS Yuma.  National and local employers are present looking to hire veterans. Colleges, universities as well as career and technical schools are also present to answer questions.

 

PRE-SEPARATION COUNSELING

Pre-Separation Counseling is a mandatory briefing that must be attended before attending the Transition Readiness Seminar (TRS).  Benefits you may have earned and information on services and programs that will assist you with your transition to civilian life will be covered.  The Pre-Separation Counseling brief takes place every Wednesday (except holidays) at 1600 in building 852.

Date: Wednesday (except holiday) Time: 1600-1730 Location: Bldg. 852

 

TRANSITION READINESS SEMINAR (SEPARATIONS)

A five day mandatory training to be taken 12-14 months prior to separation, but no less than 180 days.  TRS provides information and training to ensure service members are prepared for their next step in life whether pursuing additional education finding a job, or staring their own business. (MCO 1700.31)
For more information, see also: Transition Readiness Seminar

 

TRANSITION READINESS SEMINAR (RETIREMENT)

A five day mandatory training to be taken 24 months prior to retirement, but no less than 180 days.  TRS provides information and training to ensure service members are prepared for their next step in life whether pursuing additional education finding a job, or staring their own business. (MCO 1700.31)
For more information, see also: Transition Readiness Seminar

 

PERSONAL READINESS SEMINAR

Required training for all Marines within 90 days of arrival at their First Permanent Duty Station.  This five hour brief provides information on resources and programs you can use to develop your education, training and experience throughout your career.  See us at the Welcome Aboard or call the CRMC staff at 928-269-3150 to get started.  (MCO 1700.31 Encl. 7)
For more information, see also: Personal Readiness Seminar