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Job Placement Services at Columbia College: 

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

Job Placement Services:

  • Paid internships 
  • 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
    • Call 209-588-5273 for Spring available on-campus jobs!
  • Job fairs
  • Quarterly newsletters
  • Interview clothing closet - students receive FREE professional clothing! For more info, contact 209-588-5273/

Paid Internship Program:

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. 
  • 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)

Columbia College Counseling:

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


Job Boards:

Recordings of previous virtual events:

3/16: How to Win Over an Employer in 5-10 Minutes : with Mary and Kaitlyn from Career Services - This webinar is helpful for students planning to attend the April 6 Virtual Job Fair. 

3/9: Disability in the Workplace with Candice from DSPS and Mary and Kaitlyn from Career Services 

3/4: Understanding Job Applications  with Rosa from EOPS and Mary and Kaitlyn from Career Services 

10/29: Virtual Panel on Careers in Hospitality Management with Ironstone Vineyards, the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians, Chicken Ranch Casino, and Alicia's Sugar Shack

10/28: Supporting your Mental Health while Job Searching with Dr. Tamara Oxford, Coordinator of Mental Health Services and Mary Watts from Career Services

10/20: Webinar on Effective Cover Letters with Mother Lode Job Training

10/14: Working While Receiving Benefits – Presented by Irene Maka, Community Work Incentives Coordinator at DRAIL/ Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA)

10/13: Virtual Panel on Careers in Fire with CalFire, U.S. Forest Service, and Central Calaveras Fire

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

10/7: Virtual Panel on Careers in Child Development/Education, featuring ATCAA, The Resource Connection, the Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools, and the Calaveras County Office of Education

10/6: Webinar on Federal Job Applications through USAJOBS with a representative from the U.S. Forest Service

10/6: Webinar on Interview and Follow-Up Tips with Mother Lode Job Training

9/30: Webinar on Networking and Harnessing the Power of Mentors with Mother Lode Job Training

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

9/24: Webinar on Effective Resumes, with Greater Valley Conservation Corps

9/23: Careers in IT Virtual Info Session with Tuolumne County IT

9/10: Virtual Panel on Careers in Natural Resources, featuring Hetch Hetchy, ACRT, Bureau of Reclamation, Sierra Pacific Industries, and Greater Valley Conservation Corps

9/2: Virtual Panel on Careers in Natural Resources, featuring the U.S. Forest Service, Calaveras County Water District, Merced Irrigation District, and Tuolumne Utilities District

6/25: What Employers Look for in Employees with MACT Health Board, Comfort Keepers, and Adventist Health Sonora

6/17: Careers with Adventist Health Sonora

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