Preparing to change careers or beginning a new one can be a very exciting, rewarding and challenging time in your life. City College of San Francisco offers over 140 career and technical programs in a multitude of fields, from aeronautics and architecture to business and construction to health care and transportation. Selecting what fits your individual needs and desires is a special experience that requires knowledge. We want you to be informed of all the resources available to you while take on the challenge of entering or reentering the world of work.
Here at CCSF we offer you many resources and services to set you in the right path. Also available to you are a wealth of external online resources. Here are just a few:
Take a quick and fun survey to learn more about yourself…specifically your interests and how they may play out in the world of work. This survey matches up your interests to career and technical programs offered at CCSF. Explore the possibilities with this new knowledge of yourself and apply them to a course of study and ultimately a new career.
- Career Development Counseling:
Offers CCSF students and alumni assistance in choosing majors and careers. Career counselors will assist with career assessment, exploration, planning, and provide job search resources. The Career Center is located at the Ocean Campus, Multi-Use Building Room 101. For more information or to schedule an appointment please call (415) 239-3117. For an overview of services, news, and events, you can also visit the Career Development Center website at: www.ccsf.edu/careercenters
- Career Resource Lab & Library
The Career Resource Lab & Library is located in the Career Development Center at CCSF’s Ocean Campus (Multi-Use Bldg., Room. 101) Computers are available for students to access Eureka and online career and job resources. The job board in the resource room is updated daily and a library of career texts is maintained to support students in their career exploration.
- Community College Resources:
Who Do U Want 2 B? Information on California high school and community college courses, career options, and financial assistance are at your fingertips. This site will help you make decisions about the right courses to take in high school and community college so that you have the opportunity to turn that passion of yours into a great job and a great future.
Assistance for Veterans and Labor Market Info Tips
The Labor Market Information Division on EDD website has and will continue to undergo changes, such as adding new content for customers, removing outdated materials, and matching new Employment Development Department standards.
EDD added new information for veterans and those who need data on veterans. Included are several tools for veterans to find their place in the civilian workforce. Also provided are estimates of veterans and overall unemployment rates by county, with the data visible by hovering the mouse over a county. To find these materials, go to www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov and select Veterans Career Resource from the right column Self-Service Options section.
Below are 1-page tip sheets that may help staff, job seekers, students, and businesses find the labor market information they need for job search, career exploration, and business services.
Francisco Creative Agencies
Carefully curated list of the most reputable design and marketing agencies in San Francisco and surrounding areas. Also listed are useful education, career and professional resources.
College Central Network (CCN)
CCN is an interactive, online career services platform that connects job seekers to internship and employment opportunities using simple, all-device friendly tools that are both powerful and easy to use. These services are available to CCSF students, alumni, and employers.
Adzuna - job search engine sourcing 4+ million jobs from hundreds of sites and providing statistics for job-seeking students.