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Career Services

About

Career Services provides the resources and strategies to support career and employment goals such as:

Meet with us! 

Our Career Advisors and Employment Specialists are available to work with you one-on-one to identify the right career for you, answer questions, and assist with your job search. 

Contact us to schedule an appointment:

Phone: 360-992-2902
Email: employmentservices@clark.edu 

Penguin Jobs

Penguin Jobs–Clark's Online Job Board–is a FREE service designed to connect job seekers with local employers who have employment opportunities.

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Contact

Career Services
Penguin Union Building, Room 002
(360) 992-2902

Hours

Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m
Friday
8:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m

Follow Career Services

Explore Careers

Use your Career Center, in Career Services, to explore careers, research potential employers, choose a college major, or find training programs to reach your educational and career goals. Drop-in services available, or call for an appointment. Students and community members may utilize Career Center computers for career research and job search purposes. Refer to the Career Center Class Usage Calendar for times Career Center drop-in services will not be available due to class visits.

Find a Job

Find a job on campus with student employment, start an internship, or get free job search assistance. All services are available to current and former students, as well as to members of the community. Drop-ins are always welcomed, but for individualized service we encourage you to make an appointment with an employment specialist.

Meet with a Financial Coach

Meet with Clark College’s Financial Literacy Coach to get resources to increase knowledge and awareness about money and money management and help reduce financial stress and increase financial literacy for Clark College students.

 

Workshops and Events

Career Services offers a variety of activities to support career development and successful job search endeavors. Events and workshops are free and open to all, with no sign-up required. The quarterly Student Success Workshops topics include Resume Building, Interview Skills, Destroy Debt, Smarter Money Management, Choosing a Major/Career, and many more. Career Days, held every Spring, is four days of workshops, skill-building sessions and events designed to assist students and job seekers with career and college transfer preparation.


Employers Connect with Us

Clark College offers employers a free online database for job and internship postings. Employers can access both entry-level and experienced candidates for internships, part- and full-time jobs, special projects, seasonal employment, and volunteers. Our services are free and open to the public; therefore, the applicant pool will include students, alumni, and experienced community members.


Faculty Resources

Career Services is here to support your work with students. We provide a number of resources for faculty, and also welcome new ideas! Don’t see what you’re looking for? Email us—we may still be able to help! To make a request email employmentservices@clark.edu. Please include the service you would like, and your preferred date(s) and time(s).


Upcoming Events

Reading for College Success Workship

Thursday, April 13,  10:00am - 11:00am

GHL 213

Come learn active reading techniques that will help you retain more of what you read in less time!
ckeane@clark.edu

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Scholarships & Financial Aid Workshop

Thursday, April 13,  1:00pm - 2:00pm

PUB 258C

Get up-to-date information on Clark College Foundation, scholarship sources and financial aid prep.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Resume Building Workshop

Tuesday, April 25,  12:00pm - 1:00pm

GHL 213

Learn how to market your education, skills and experience effectively. Basic components of a resume, formatting strategies and tailoring your resume to a particular position will be covered.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Note-taking for College Success Workshops

Tuesday, April 25,  1:00pm - 2:00pm

GHL 213

Taking notes is only one part of the note-taking process. Come and learn about the other two equally important parts of the process, as well as how to create and learn from more effective notes.
ckeane@clark.edu

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How to Work a Career Fair Workshop

Wednesday, April 26,  11:00am - 12:00pm

PUB 258B

Gain confidence and learn to connect with employers; prepare for the May 3rd Career Fair.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Titles Don't Matter Workshop ***(With a focus on Veterans; open to all)

Wednesday, April 26,  12:00pm - 1:00pm

PUB 258B

What’s in a title? When you’re in the military it means a lot. Companies expect their employees to problem solve in groups at all levels of the organization.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Interview Skills Workshop

Wednesday, April 26,  1:00pm - 2:00pm

PUB 258B

Gain tips for successful interviewing including preparation, typical questions and how to follow up.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Professional Networking Workshop

Thursday, April 27,  11:00am - 12:00pm

GHL 213

Learn the secrets to making networking your most effective job search marketing strategy.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Plan a Successful Transfer to WSU Vancouver Workshop

Thursday, April 27,  12:00pm - 1:00pm

GHL 213

Gain academic and financial tips and strategies on how to best prepare to transfer to WSU Vancouver!
ckeane@clark.edu

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Career Days 2017

Monday, May 1,  9:00am - Thursday, May 4 - 12:30pm

Clark College Main Campus

Career Days is four days of workshops, skill building sessions and events designed to assist students and job seekers with career and college transfer preparation. All events are FREE to students and members of the community. No registration required.

Attendees are eligible to win door prizes given away at each event.

2017 Schedule of Events

Monday, May 1 and Tuesday, May 2

Skills Building Events and Workshops


Wednesday, May 3

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Career Fair

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. LinkedIn Photo Booth

Thursday, May 4

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Science of Leadership

For more information contact:
Scott Clemans
Clark College Career Services
sclemans@clark.edu | 360-992-2964


sclemans@clark.edu

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Creating a Support System in College Workshop

Monday, May 8,  11:00am - 12:00pm

GHL 213

Everyone needs a cheerleader! Learn tips to help you develop and maintain a support system that is healthy and reciprocal!
ckeane@clark.edu

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Conflict Resolution Workshop

Tuesday, May 9,  11:00am - 12:00pm

PUB 258C

Learn strategies for effective communication, anger management and problem solving.
ckeane@clark.edu

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So You Want to be a Doctor Workshop

Tuesday, May 9,  3:00pm - 4:00pm

GHL 213

Learn from our Health Occupations Advisors how to pursue a degree in professional healthcare careers such as medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, physical therapy, veterinary science, and more.
ckeane@clark.edu

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The 1st 100 Days Workshop*** (With a focus on Veterans; open to all)

Wednesday, May 10,  12:00pm - 1:00pm

PUB 258B

The first days of a new job can be nerve-wracking. The Military provided structure most businesses don’t. Learn to navigate this process to ensure you get the feedback you need to be successful.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Memory Strategies Workshop

Wednesday, May 10,  1:00pm - 2:00pm

GHL 213

Learn proven memory strategies and get organized for upcoming exams in this interactive workshop.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Destroy Debt Workshop

Thursday, May 11,  11:00am - 12:00pm

PUB 258C

Learn strategies to eliminate debt. Students will also learn specific methods for paying down debt, and resources to improve their credit and get assistance negotiating with collections agencies.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Procrastination Workshop

Thursday, May 11,  1:00pm - 2:00pm

GHL 213

Wonder why you keep putting things off? This overview considers some of the root causes of procrastination and offers strategies on improving your motivation.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Assertiveness & Self-Esteem Workshop

Monday, May 15,  11:00am - 12:00pm

GHL 213

Ever feel like people aren’t listening or that others take advantage of you? Learn tips for standing up for yourself in a way that is respectful to everyone involved.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Organize Your Time, Organize Your Life Workshop

Monday, May 15,  12:00pm - 1:00pm

GHL 213

Learn the principles of time management including knowing yourself, planning ahead, making it doable, and monitoring your progress.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Better Banking Workshop

Tuesday, May 16,  1:00pm - 2:00pm

GHL 213

Learn about banking basics, compounding interest, and we will compare the rates of local banks and credit unions to determine which offers students the greatest benefit.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Stress Management Workshop

Wednesday, May 17,  12:00pm - 1:00pm

GHL 213

Discover your unique reaction to stress and new options for handling stressful situations.
ckeane@clark.edu

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So You Want to be a Doctor Workshop

Wednesday, May 17,  1:00pm - 2:00pm

GHL 213

Learn from our Health Occupations Advisors how to pursue a degree in professional healthcare careers such as medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, physical therapy, veterinary science, and more.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Informational Interviews Workshop

Tuesday, May 23,  11:00am - 12:00pm

GHL 213

Use informational interviews to investigate your career path and develop your job search network.
ckeane@clark.edu

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When the Job Isn't Right Workshop*** (With a focus on Veterans; open to all)

Wednesday, May 24,  12:00pm - 1:00pm

PUB 258B

Not every job is right for every person. What happens if that happens to you?
ckeane@clark.edu

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Conquer Credit Workshop

Wednesday, May 24,  2:00pm - 3:00pm

PUB 258B

Learn how to establish credit, check your credit score, fix credit issues, and what to look for when selecting a credit card.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Transfer Degree 101 Workshop

Thursday, May 25,  12:00pm - 1:00pm

GHL 213

Learn about useful resources and strategies for a successful transfer to a university.
ckeane@clark.edu

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APA Citation Workshop

Wednesday, May 31,  10:00am - 11:00am

LIB 103

Learn how to cite using APA style including creating a cover page, references and citations.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Procrastination Workshop

Wednesday, May 31,  11:00am - 12:00pm

GHL 213

Wonder why you keep putting things off? This overview considers some of the root causes of procrastination and offers strategies on improving your motivation.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Test Anxiety Workshop

Thursday, June 1,  11:00am - 12:00pm

PUB 258C

Come find out ways to manage test anxiety to help you achieve academic success.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Finance Your Dreams Workshop

Thursday, June 1,  1:00pm - 2:00pm

GHL 213

Learn to create a budget that is practical regardless of your financial situation. The focus will be on budgeting to attain your long-term goals, and will provide you with the tools to create your own budget.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Mindfulness for Stress Management Workshop

Tuesday, June 6,  11:00am - 12:00pm

GHL 213

Learn strategies and tips to quiet your mind, increase ability to focus, and minimize anxiety to improve academic performance. Or just feel good!
ckeane@clark.edu

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Managing Your Student Loans After Clark Workshop

Tuesday, June 6,  1:00pm - 2:00pm

GHL 213

Discover options for making you loan repayments affordable and the importance of avoiding default.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Managing Your Student Loans After Clark Workshop

Wednesday, June 7,  11:00am - 12:00pm

PUB 258B

Discover options for making you loan repayments affordable and the importance of avoiding default.
ckeane@clark.edu

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Entrepreneur vs. Corporate Workshop **(with a focus on Veterans; open to all)

Wednesday, June 7,  12:00pm - 1:00pm

PUB 258B

Talk to a former Marine who has worked as an employee in a corporation and who started his own business. How did his Marine Corps experience factor into this employment track?
ckeane@clark.edu

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Career Party Game Workshop

Wednesday, June 7,  1:00pm - 2:00pm

PUB 258C

Participate in an interactive, game-like experience with pictures, cards, and conversation. Discover your strongest areas of interest and learn about good-fit careers and majors. Cupcakes provided!
ckeane@clark.edu

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Job Search Tips

Thursday, June 8,  12:00pm - 1:00pm

PUB 258C

Learn the components of a successful job search campaign in the new labor market.
ckeane@clark.edu

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YouTube Career Exploration Workshop

Thursday, June 8,  1:00pm - 2:00pm

PUB 258C

Have you ever watched a movie or TV show with an inspirational character or theme? Join us for popcorn and career-related media clips to identify interests and motivations. Be inspired!
ckeane@clark.edu

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