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Job Placement Services at Columbia College:

 

Career & Job Placement Services remain available for students and alumni via phone or video calls. You can book a career center meeting yourself in Starfish by clicking here, or you can email me at wattsm@yosemite.edu. Use your time wisely while inside and explore career options! 

Were you recently laid off or are you looking for a new job? I am working with my employer contacts to create a list of local companies hiring 

Did the pandemic keep you from working or reduce your hours? Mother Lode Job Training has received a grant to pay up to $800 to cover March through August expenses for rent past due, unpaid car payments, and utilities. For more information, click on this link to view the flyer.

Here is a video about online career service access and how to book a meeting.

Upcoming Virtual Events - Registration links coming soon                

Looking for a job? Drop in on Tuesdays from 4pm-5pm to meet with Mary from Career Services - no appointment is needed. To join the Zoom meeting, click here or dial (669) 900-6833 (meeting ID 946 5829 4466) 
Starting: Tuesday, August 18 until Tuesday, December 15. 

9/16, 2pm-4pm: Virtual Job Fair

9/29, 1pm-2pm: Virtual Panel on Careers in Health, featuring Adventist Health Sonora, Dignity Health, MACT Health Board, and Tuolumne County Behavioral Health 

10/6, 11am-12pm: Webinar on Interview and Follow-Up Tips with Mother Lode Job Training

10/7, 10:30am-11:30am: Virtual Panel on Careers in Child Development/Education, featuring ATCAA, The Resource Connection, and the Calaveras County Office of Education

10/8, 10am-11am: Webinar on How to Fill out State Job Applications featuring a representative from the California State Parks

10/15, 5pm-7pm: Virtual Job Fair

10/27 1pm-2pm: Webinar on Informational Interviewing with Derrick Wydick 

11/17, 12pm-2pm: Virtual Job Fair

 

Job Placement Services:

  • Career exploration
  • Resume, cover letter, and job application assistance
  • De-stressing your job search
  • Effective interviewing tips
  • Employer connections
  • Job board for jobs on and off campus
  • Job fairs
  • Quarterly newsletters
  • Interview clothing closet - students receive one FREE professional outfit per semester! By appointment only - 209-588-5273/wattsm@yosemite.edu.  

To set up an appointment to explore career goals, get your resume reviewed, or prepare for an interview, call Mary Watts at (209) 588-5273 or email wattsm@yosemite.edu. This service is offered to current students and Columbia College alumni. 

Career Resources:

  • California Career Zone has some great self-assessments for career exploration
  • ONET OnLine can be very helpful when you are making resume bullet points. 
  • Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want.
    • Plus, Vault.com has examples of resumes and cover letters you can download for inspiration! 
    • As a Columbia College student/alumni, you have free access to Vault. Login with your Columbia College email address and either enter: columbia15 as your password.
  • Road Trip Nation - Career exploration resources available to Columbia College students for free! 
    Unique membership code: GOCC19
  • Eureka: provides powerful self-assessment and career information tools to enhance the career decision-making process.
    • Click on Create Account 
    • Site: Columbia College
    • Site ID Code: KRQJIJG


Columbia College Courses: 

  • GUIDE 1: Career & Life Planning (3 units)
  • GUIDE 11: Occupational Exploration (1 unit)

Columbia College Counseling:

  • Individualized Career Interest, Exploration and Assessment
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator - Personality Assessment
  • Strong Interest Inventory - Career Interest Assessment

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