What is the Career Services Center?
The Career Services Center at Skyline College offers counseling and other resources designed to help students reach their career goals in a supportive environment. Encouraging students to explore and prepare for a rewarding career is the Career Services Center's mission.
Visit the Career Services Center if you are:
- Undecided about a major
- Experiencing difficulty in identifying and exploring
- Changing careers and returning to college after
a long absence
- In need of someone to listen to your
- Having difficulty making career decisions
- Applying for a job and need assistance with your
resume or job interview skills
How can the Career Services Center help me?
The Center helps you identify your work values, personality, interests, skills and abilities as they relate to your work preferences. With a counselor, you can explore suitable career choices that match you as an individual. The Career Services Center staff will help you develop a personalized career plan that addresses your specific career needs and goals.
What services are offered?
Online Career Assessments & Interpretations
A comprehensive online career assessment package is available to all students registered at Skyline College. Students can take the Myers Briggs Type Indicator or Strong Interest Inventory to identify their personality, interests and skills. Students meet with a counselor to understand their assessment results.
The Career Services Center has many resources available to enhance your career search, such as:
- O*Net Online
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Dictionary of Occupational Titles
- Vocational Biographies
- Job search handbooks with interview and resume tips
- CareerSpots Videos
Workshops & Orientations
Students may attend free workshops offered on topics such as personality assessments, job searches, interviewing, goal setting, networking and more. Thirty-minute Career Action orientations provide an overview of career research materials, including video, print and computerized career guidance programs. To register for an orientation, call (650) 738-4337.
Computerized Career Resources
The Career Center's computer lab features work stations equipped with several career guidance programs such as EUREKA and Vocational Biographies. These programs offer valuable information on occupations, programs of study, scholarships and other career-related resources.
The lab also offers internet access, with valuable web sites bookmarked to assist you with your job search.
You may search for employment opportunities in our job binders or on the daily-updated jobs web page, at www.skylinejobs.com. Meet with Career Services Center staff who can show you where to look online and give you tips on your search.
Job Fairs & Events
Students can network with local employers during our Fall Job Fair and Internship & Volunteer Community Fair both held annually in the Fall. Bay Area employers from diverse fields come to campus to recruit Skyline students and alumni.