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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 (BS 73) 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)

Cooperative 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 and Location

Live Chat Career Center Online
Mondays to Thursdays: 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Fridays: Closed

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Andrea Rodriguez-Blanco
Career Center Director

Danielle Sheppard
Career Advisor


Career Center Hours
Mondays to Thursdays: 10:00AM - 1:30PM
Fridays: Closed
By Appointment Only | About Appointments

About Walk-Ins
Mondays to Thursdays: 10:00AM - 1:30PM
Fridays: Closed


Please observe MASK RULES on campus and use the ONLINE CHECK-IN before entering campus.