Career Connections Center

We're Ready to Take You to the Next Level!

Career Connections Center is a center that offers a diverse range of programs, services and resources that support and facilitate career exploration, job readiness programs and employment placement for students.

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Career Exploration

Enroll into the self-paced career exploration class to:

  • Take free career assessments
  • Explore careers
  • Learn what careers are associated with your major
  • Understand how to select classes based on your major
  • After completing the class meet with your corresponding counselor.

Job Readiness Program

Enroll into our Job readiness program to receive:

  • 21st Century Employability skills & Digital Badges
  • Job Searching/Job Applications/ Resume building/Job Interviews skills
  • Customer Service skills
  • Workplace Safety
  • Positive Working Relationships
  • Technology Etiquette in the Workplace
  • Workshops for Job Search & Upskilling via

Internships & Job Placement

The Internships & Job Placement provides:

  • Services that are available to students, alumni and employers.
  • Internship/Jobs Search posted exclusively to WLAC College students through College Central Network Job Portal.
  • Job Fairs & Recruitments
  • Build an online portfolio in Career Portfolio Central® to support your résumé and demonstrate your best work to employers.
  • Federal Work Study (through Financial Aid Office)
  • Work Study Positions (through GAIN/CalWORKS)

Work Experience Education Program

  • Receive Assistance with registering in Cooperative Work Experience Education Program.
  • Receive CSU transferable college credit for the hours you are currently working or volunteering!
  • Earn between 1 - 4 transferable credit units.
  • Non-traditional course with flexible times.
  • Units count towards your elective credit units.
  • Polish your employability skills with our two built-in seminars.
  • We will be offering ONLY general coop ed courses. Major related coop ed courses will be offered at a later time, more details will be provided soon.

Pre-apprenticeships and Apprenticeships

At West Los Angeles College, we partner with local apprenticeship training organizations to offer instruction in several trades.


Office Hours 

Mondays to Thursdays: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

In-Person Walk-In Hours for Quick Assistance:
Mondays to Thursdays: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Live Chat
Mondays to Thursdays: 9:00 AM - 2:00P M
Fridays: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Saturdays and Sundays

Location & Contact

HLRC 112 (Map)

Phone: (310) 287-4562

Andrea Rodriguez-Blanco, Career Center Director

Danielle Sheppard, Career Advisor