Free workshop targets laid-off workers in Greater Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue College of Technology at Lafayette is holding a workshop May 16 to provide job search, financial and educational resources for those in the community who have recently lost their jobs.

Reach New Heights will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the Subaru of Indiana Automotive Training and Reception Center, 5500 Indiana 38 E. in Lafayette.

Representatives from WorkOne will discuss how and where to search for a job, and experts will present information about how to prepare resumes and cover letters, as well as how to prepare for a job interview. In addition, Industrial Federal Credit Union representatives will discuss how to pay bills during a downtime and how to budget and save money.

Purdue representatives also will offer information and answer questions. The College of Technology at Lafayette will have staff on hand to discuss the programs offered and how to enroll in classes. Financial aid representatives will be available to answer questions about how to afford higher education, how to apply for financial aid and how to receive scholarships. In addition, a student panel from the college will offer information and answer questions from those considering taking courses at the Lafayette location.

The College of Technology at Lafayette, located at Subaru of Indiana Automotive, offers certificate programs, associate degrees and bachelor’s degrees in industrial technology and organizational leadership and supervision. Courses are offered days and evenings and via distance learning.

For additional information, contact the College of Technology at Lafayette at 765-494-6886,, or go online to

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