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Career Development

Hello CCA Student, Alumni and Community, as the Career Development Office (CDO) transitions services  online, please know we will continue to offer career and professional development services virtually, via Zoom and phone appointments. 

To schedule an appointment or find resources, refer to the following:

  • Telephone/Online Appointment: To connect with a Career Development staff member, go to cca.joinhandshake.com to schedule an appointment.
  • CDO Portal Resources page: Our Resources page has guides on Resumes, Portfolio Creation, Writing a Cover Letter and more to access 24-Hours a day. 
  • Online Resume, Portfolio, & Application Reviews: We virtually review resumes, portfolios and application materials.  Submit your items online, at cca.joinhandshake.com, to have them reviewed. 
  • Social Media: Follow us on Instagram @cca.careers or search for us on Facebook @CCA.CareerDevelopmentOffice for the latest career tips and news about services and programming.
  • Programming: Look out for online programming about the  job/internship search, online networking approaches, interviewing online and MORE!! 

Send questions to  careers@cca.edu

END OF YEAR BOOTCAMP

Join us for Career Development's Webinar series April 13th - April 16th, 2020. Each day will cover a new topic to help you from applying to interviewing!

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CDO COVID-19 RESOURCES

Below are resources to help balance your health and career needs during our rapidly changing environment.

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HANDSHAKE JOB BOARD

CCA Students & Alumni log into Handshake to seek opportunities. Handshake connects users with employers, find jobs & internships, and register for on-campus recruiting events.

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RESOURCES

Find quick tips and resources to help with your next steps!

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EVENTS + WORKSHOPS

Join us for a professional development workshop or event!

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JOB + INTERNSHIP FAIRS

Meet industry leading companies and organizations throughout the year!

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INTERNSHIPS

How to approach the search and application process

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CCA SPARKS

Find out more about CCA Sparks, a new business pitch competition and program for budding entrepreneurs at CCA, launching Spring 2020!

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT STAFF

Learn about the Career Development Staff

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Career Expo 2021: February 19th

Career Expo 2021 is Friday, February 19th from 11:30am to 3:00pm!

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Artist & Creative Communities Fair March 12th @ 11:00am (Oakland)

Artist & Creative Communities Fair: Thursday, March 12, 2020: 11am-2pm

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ANNOUNCEMENTS View More

Career Development Office: Transitioning to Online Services

March 17, 2020, 5:19 PM by Nicole Mueller

Due to ongoing health concerns in the Bay Area, and coinciding with CCA's decision to transition towards online classes, the Career Development Office (CDO) is transitioning services to an online student support model for our San Francisco and Oakland campuses. ...


Coming soon...Online Webinars!

March 17, 2020, 12:33 PM by Nicole Mueller

Join us for Career Development's Webinar series April 13th - April 16th, 2020. Each day will cover a new topic to help you from applying to interviewing! (Webinars will be recorded). Learn more and register here.


Career Development presents...CCA Sparks!

November 25, 2019, 3:24 PM by Nicole Mueller

Career Development is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of CCA Sparks. CCA Sparks is a new business pitch competition and mentorship program for undergraduate and graduate students at California College of the Arts, launching in the Spring of 2020, ...

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