A CAREER COACH IN YOUR CORNER
At California College San Diego, we are committed to our student’s future success. That’s why in addition to a quality education we also provide career services to help them put their new degree to work!
Career Services is here to help students enhance their career and find employment in the field for which they trained. Career Services advisers work with students one-on-one to help them make informed decisions about their careers and identify employment opportunities. Current and former CCSD students, can this benefit at any time, at no additional cost.,/p>
HOW CAREER SERVICES CAN HELP YOU
Career Services is here to help you individually to enhance your career and find employment in the field for which you trained. Your Career Services adviser will work with you one on one to help you make informed decisions about your career and identify employment opportunities that are right for you. As a CCSD student, this benefit is yours to enjoy at any time, even after you graduate, at no additional cost.
DEVELOP JOB search SKILLS
All our locations provide a Career Services office where students and graduates can receive individualized employment assistance.
PREPARING FOR CAREER SUCCESS
Right from the start of your program, we’ll help you get ready for your career. You can participate in career-development classes and seminars, career fairs, and mock interviews with real employers. We can help you obtain additional certifications in your field—and we can even help pay for them.*
CAREER TOOLS & SKILLS
When it’s time to look for jobs in your field, you can get help to create a professional résumé and a portfolio showcasing your achievements. You can learn networking and social media strategies. We’ll assist you in finding career opportunities and job leads. We’ll show you how to ace job interviews and come across as a true professional.
ONGOING CAREER SUPPORT
After you graduate, you can continue getting assistance from Career Services. At any time, we can help you update your résumé and refresh your interviewing, networking, and job search skills. As a graduate, you can even retake courses from your degree program free of charge!
Draft, edit, and polish your résumé with the assistance of your Career Services adviser. Your adviser will help you learn what to include and what to leave out, as well as how to impress potential employers and persuade them to call you for an interview.
Job interviews can be nerve-wracking. We help take the stress out of the process by preparing you for all the toughest questions. We’ll work with you individually to help boost your confidence and your skills until you get the job offer. We’ll even teach you how to negotiate for a better salary!
JOB SEARCH SKILLS
Effective job hunting is a specialized skill in and of itself. Pounding the pavement without a solid game plan in place can get really discouraging really fast. Let us help you avoid the frustration and learn how to find the right jobs, whether you want to search on foot, online, or both.
GROW YOUR NETWORK
In today’s job market, who you know is just as important, if not more important, than what you can do. Our Career Services advisers stay up to date with the latest trends in professional networking strategies, both online and offline, to help you connect with more of the right people at the right time.