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Identify your Career Goals! →

Access to low-cost self-assessments, college majors, and professional resources to help students build confidence in choosing an educational and career path!

Get Free Career Advising →

Set up a career exploration appointment with a WLAC Career Advisor to discover and explore career pathways!

Attend Workshops and Events →

Students can join us virtually to learn about career-related topics, such as how to write a resume or cover letter.

View our Monthly Newsletter →

Read our student success stories, recently posted job openings, and an overview of our upcoming events!

View our Career Center Flyer →

Download our Career Center flyer that provides with an overview of all our services and resources. 

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West Los Angeles College has partnered exclusively with College Central Network® to power its career management platform!

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Career Exploration & Assessments

Schedule a meeting with our Career Advisor to:

  • Take career assessments
  • Interpret assessments results
  • Explore careers
  • Learn what careers are associated with your major
  • RSVP for Group Advising Sessions

Enroll in the self-paced career exploration class to:

  • Explore careers
  • Access free career assessments
  • Understand how to select classes based on your major
  • After completing the class meet with your corresponding counselor

Job & Career Readiness

  • Job Readiness Workshops (Resume Building, Interview, Cover Letter) 

  • 1:1 Job/Internship Search Assistance

  • CCN Resume Builder Support

  • Employer Information Sessions 

  • Financial Literacy Workshops

  • Career Panels

To register visit our events calendar at Workshops & Employer Info Sessions and click on the registration link.

Google Career Certificates

The Career Center x Google Technology Certification Pathway Program encourages students’ personal and professional success through FREE self-paced learning, 1x1 career coaching, career placement support, and community hub at no cost. The program connects participants to in-demand Google Certifications allowing them to earn credentials in five areas: UX Design, IT Support, Cybersecurity, Project Management, and Data Analytics. contact us for more information. Click here to sign up, and email us if you have any issues!

Nexus Edge Credentials

Integrate Employer-Recognized Skills into your resume. In partnership with Nexus Edge, West prepares students for the workforce by ensuring equal access to quality technical, vocational, and entrepreneurship training. Nexus Edge creates an ecosystem of employer-defined content & assessments that automatically generate micro-credentials/badges for students upon successful completion of exams. More information on Nexus Edge can be found here: 

Interested in learning more about Nexus Edge and how you can sign up for free? Schedule an appointment with the career center by emailing us at

Internship & Job Search Support

The Internship & Job Search Support services provides:

  • Assistance in searching and applying for jobs/internships that are available to students, and alumni.
  • Internships/Jobs that are posted exclusively to WLAC College students and alumni through the College Central Network Job Portal.
  • Job and Career Fairs & Recruitments
  • Assistance in building 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)

Job and Internship Partnerships

The Career Center maintains partnerships with employers that allow students access or priority consideration for full-time positions or internships. Download the pdf by clicking on the name for each opportunity below to learn more about the positions and come visit the Career Center to walk you through the application processes and put in a referral for you.

  • Bridge to Hire and Targeted Local Hire: Start a career with the City of Los Angeles outside of their traditional hiring program through the Bridge to Hire and Targeted Local Hire programs! You can get an entry-level, full-time position that can open doors to more advanced posts. Available opportunities include Office Worker, Accounting Clerk Trainee, Field Engineering Aide Trainee, Community Services Representative Trainee, and more!
  • LA County Academic Internships: Intern with LA County to learn more about your area of interest. These are unpaid* internships with a 8-16 hour per week time commitment.   Projects are carefully designed to offer each intern a practical and meaningful work experience.  *You might be eligible to be paid for participation in the program through the LAEP Program, click here to see eligibility requirements for LAEP.
  • LA-Tech Internship: Gain experience in the tech world through a LA-Tech internship! They have multiple internship pathways, such as "IT and Software Engineering", "Marketing and Communications", "Design and Digital Media" and "Business Operations".
  • Disney College Program: Discover a unique living and working environment with participants from all over the world. This program allows you to gain on-the-job experience with a world-renowned company, providing uniquely Disney learning experiences
  • BuildLACCD Internships: The College Internship Program works in collaboration with industry partners to provide learning opportunities in a variety of career paths including architecture, engineering, construction, construction management, contracts, accounting/finance, communications and marketing, and information technology (IT).
  • California Intern Network: The California Intern Network offers undergraduate and graduate students part-time, paid internships throughout California. If you’re motivated to learn more about your field of study in a real-world setting and enhance your education while learning about different industries, the California Intern Network is for you!
  • Year Up Career Connect: Year Up Career Connect is a 6-week program that has a 2-4 hours per week time commitment with a curriculum proven to equip students with the practical skills highly sought by today's employers, giving you a greater chance to succeed.
  • LAWA iCARE Program: Become an intern at LAX in the Guest Services Division! Through the LAWA iCARE program, you can receive exposure to the aviation sector, tours and behind-the-scenes operations and a increased understanding of the travel experience.

Learning-Aligned Employment Program

  • Receive Assistance with registering for the LAEP Program
  • The Learning-Aligned Employment Program (LAEP) is an initiative to increase the number of students that find quality, paid internships in their field of study.
  • Provides financial compensation while gaining work experience in your field of study
  • Builds your resume
  • Expands your professional network and connections
  • Refines your career goals

Work Experience Education Program

  • Receive Assistance with registering for Work Experience Education Program.
  • Receive CSU transferable college credit for the hours you are currently working or volunteering!
  • Earn between 0.5 - 4 transferable credit units.
  • Non-traditional course with flexible times.
  • Units count towards your elective credit units.
  • Polish your employability skills with our built-in workshops.
  • If you don't have a job, you can receive Job Training and a Work Ready certificate from the City of Los Angeles through our Exploratory Work Experience Program.

Pre-apprenticeships and Apprenticeships

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


Career Center Calendar

Click on any event and then click on the link to register.

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)

Text: (310)-848-7400

Andrea Rodriguez-Blanco, Career Center Director

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