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Career Services Center

Contact

Contact me for more information or set an appointment.

Paolo Varquez, M.S.
Career Services Coordinator
E-mail: Careercenter@coastline.edu (best way to reach me)
Telephone: (714) 241-6311

Follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/CoastlineCareerCenter

Set an appointment to meet in person, on the phone, Skype, or Google Hangout!

Location:

College Center – 4th floor
11460 Warner Ave.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708


Mission

The mission of the Career Center is to guide, provide, and equip students and the community with the necessary career development tools, knowledge, and skills needed to improve their career marketability and competitiveness to be successful in the 21st century workplace. We help individuals identify their personality, strengths, interests, values, skills, passions, etc. and connect it with a career that best fits those factors; we help individuals develop a long-term game plan to maximize their probability of achieving their ultimate career goal.

We assist students by providing the following services:

  • Career exploration, development, and planning
  • Career assessments
  • Job, internships, volunteer, and experience search strategies
  • Mock interviews
  • Resume and cover letter critiques
  • Career fairs
  • Career workshops

Career Center Hours

Day(s)Time
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please note:
Due to limited staffing, Career Center office hours may vary based on staff availability. It's best to set an appointment prior.


Career Assessment & Exploration:

Register for Coastline CareerLink Today!

Coastline CareerLink is Coastline Community College's online job portal. Here, as a student or alumni, you will be able to view job postings, submit applications, access resume and cover letter templates, as well as RSVP for all Career Services Center events such as workshops and career fairs. Employers may also register with Coastline CareerLink to submit job postings and participate in career services events as well.

Registration is easy and free!

16 Personalities Free Personality Test

Learn which career best fits your personality.

HumanMetrics

Free test based on Jung-Myers-Briggs personality approach. Discover possible career choices based on your personality type.

Occupational Information Network (O'NET)

Lists occupations and the key attributes, skills, and salaries.

Eureka

Provides possible job and career choices based on your skills, personality, and values.

Site ID Code: Please e-mail the Career Services Center to get Site ID Code at careercenter@coastline.edu

Create your personal EUREKA Online account:

  1. Go to www.eureka.org, Click Sign Up.
  2. Under Students/Clients enter Site ID Code, click Next.
  3. Complete the personal information form, click Next.
  4. Choose a Login name and Password.
California Career Zone

Free online assessments, industry and career information.

California Career Café

A virtual career center for California Community College Students.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Salary Calculator

Compare your current cost of living with other cities/states.

Career Fairs and Resources

Choice Career Fairs
Orange County career fairs and job fairs
Eventbrite
Job fairs in Fountain Valley, California
Hire Live
Locate a hiring event today!
Job Fairs In
Job fairs in Santa Clara, Los Angeles, San Francisco areas and statewide
National Career Fairs
Orange County career fairs
WHW (Women Helping Women / Men2Work)
Upcoming job and career fairs

Career Resources

California Labor Market Information
The Labor Market Information Division (LMID) is the official source for California Labor Market Information.
Center for Online Education
Online Business Business Management Degrees
Good Calculators
Free online calculators
LinkedIn - Salary
Get the full picture. See a detailed breakdown of salaries by job title and location.
OC One-Stop
The Orange County One-Stop Center(s) provide comprehensive employment and training services.
Salary.com
The leader in employer-reported compensation data, software and services, Salary.com provides enterprises and small businesses with reliable information about employee pay levels and compensation-related best practices, trends and policies.
US Department of Labor
The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
Veterans Employment Center
Translates military occupational codes into civilian career paths. Provides a list of employers and organizations that have made a commitment to hire or train veterans.

Internships & Volunteer

Collegegrad.com/internships
Browse jobs by level, title, industry, location, and employer. Get expert advice on all stages of the Job Search process
Idealist.org
We connect idealists with opportunities for action
Internships.com
Land the Perfect Internship
Looksharp.com
Discover over 50,000 internships and entry-level jobs
Ocgov.com/gov/volunteer
Information about volunteer and internship opportunities in Orange County
Volunteermatch.org
Find a cause that lights you up. Get in touch with a nonprofit that needs you.

Interview Preparation

Interview Stream gives you the power to practice, save, and conduct your online interviews from the comfort of your own home or career center.

Get Started in Five STEPS

  1. Get Started (Free). Log in and create an account.

  2. Select Interview Questions. Choose up to 10 interview questions

  3. Interview - plug in your webcam and begin your interview.

    Review and retry after each response.

  4. Upload, Watch & Share. Upload and review responses.

    Email to others for feedback.

  5. Umm…Like Counter

    Listen and count your filler words. Retry interview and track your progress.

Student Preparation Overview

Job Search Engines

Application.Careers
Search and browse jobs
California Job Service
Complete set of employment tools for job seekers in California. Job seekers and employers access jobs, résumés, education, training, labor market information.
CareerBuilder
Find the right job. Right now.
Dice
Technology job search engine
EdJoin.org
CA Jobs in the education field
Glassdoor
Find a job that fits your life
GovernmentJobs.com
Find a government job today! Use our job search engine to browse federal, city and state jobs, and apply online. From entry-level to executive, find your career.
Indeed
This site scours other job search engines and brings all those job opportunities to this one site.
Jobing.com
Find jobs near you
LinkedIn Job Search
Find jobs through LinkedIn
Monster
Monster can help you find the best jobs, employers and career advice.
OCGov Job Listing
County of Orange job listing
RegionalHelpWanted.com
Local jobs that work
SimplyHired
Search for job opportunities across the United States on Simply Hired. Browse by job category, city, state, employer and more. Get a head start and post your resume.
USA Job
Search and apply for federal jobs. Learn about unique hiring paths for veterans, students and graduates, individuals with a disability, and more.

Marketing Yourself

Linkedin.com
The world's largest professional network
Weebly.com
Websites, eCommerce & Marketing in one place. So you can focus on what you love.

Matching Majors to Careers

Resumé Strategies


Career Services Center Documents


All About Coastline

Campus Locations
Accreditation
Privacy Policy
Clery Report
Compliments & Complaints

Coastline Community College
11460 Warner Avenue
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
CCCAdmissionsOffice@coastline.edu
714-546-7600
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