Career Services at College of San Mateo - Students
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Career Services
Students

CA Career Café
CA Career Café is a virtual career center for California community college students with a vast array of useful information.

Career Classes

Short Career Classes that assist with identifying career choices and developing job search skills.

Career Counseling
Similar to Academic Counseling, our Career Counseling helps you achieve your goals. 

Career Tips/Resources
Career Tips/Resources is a collection of handouts covering topics such as how to find and land a job and how to research careers of interest.

CSM for Service
CSM for Service gives students the opportunity to do volunteer work as an integral part of courses currently offered at CSM.

CSMJobLinks
Sign up for CSM JobLinks to view jobs (including internships) on and off-campus.

Eureka.Org
Join Eureka at NO CHARGE to find assistance with careers, specialty occupations, self-discovery tools (personality, skills, values) and more. On first page of site, go to brown "Member Log-In" box, click on "Join/Register" within that box, and use our CSM school code JXHLXRL to ensure the tools are free!

Jobs/Internships
Whether your goal is to obtain a career certificate or associate degree or to transfer to a 4-year university, relevant work experience while in school is critical to your transfer application and your employment prospects upon graduation. Jobs/Internships provides tools to assist you with gaining that valuable work experience in your field of interest.

ONet Online
ONet Online is the Occupational Information Network being developed with the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration.  This database provides an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations, and provides career exploration tools.
 
Perfect Interview™ 
Perfect Interview™ offers a "simulated interview" experience similar to the real thing which asks you challenging questions and records your responses for playback and improvement. Also, you can watch two other applicants respond to the same question and hear a career coach share tips about how to best answer each question. A webcam is all you need or come to the Career Services Center and use ours.

Salary Surfer
Salary Surfer uses the aggregated earnings of graduates from a five year period to provide an estimate on the potential wages to be earned two years and five years after receiving a certificate or degree in certain disciplines

What you can do with a major in...
Ever wonder what career direction you might take by majoring in a particular subject? What you can do with a major in...
lists current majors that are offered at CSM leading to either an associate degree or certificate.