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Career Services

About

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

We are Here for You!

To ask questions or schedule a one-on-one conversation, call 360-992-2902, email careerservices@clark.edu, or visit our Zoom Room.

Zoom Room Hours:

Wednesday 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

MyPlan

MyPlan is your personal guide for career, academic, and financial planning.

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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

Penguin Jobs

Contact

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

Hours

Monday -Wednesday (in-person)
9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m
Thursday & Friday (remote)
9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m

Follow Career Services

Career Services Important Dates:

January 9th - 13th Doors Open (In-Person) 9am - 5pm

January 16th - 20th:

  • Monday the 16th - Campus Closed (President's Day)
  • Tuesday - Wednesday: Doors Open (In-Person) 9am-5pm
  • Thursday - Friday: Virtual Operations 9am-5pm

Make an Appointment

For Employment Support or Career Advising Appointments:

Employment Support such as resume creation/review, LinkedIn, interviews, and internship or job search strategies. 

In Person Appointment with Employment Support

Zoom Appointment with Employment Support

Career Advisors provide personalized guidance for career exploration, career planning and choosing a major. Click the link below to make an appointment.

In-Person Appointment with Career Advisors

Zoom Appointment with Career Advisors

Explore Careers & Career Assessments

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. For individualized service call for an appointment with a Career Advisor.

Career Assessment Workshops - information on Myers-Briggs and Strong Interest assessment interpretation workshops. If you are interested in taking a Career Assessment, please email us at careerservices@clark.edu.

Choosing your Major

Choosing your major is part of your academic and career planning. Review resources and strategies to support you in this process of clarifying your path. 

Choosing your Major

Find a Job

Find a job in the community or explore student employment opportunities, or participate in work-based learning. All services are available to current students, alumni and community members. To get individualized job search assistance, make an appointment with an Employment Specialist. 


Participate in Student Employment

Access the Student Employment Checklist 

Under 18? You will need a signed Parent/School Authorization form. Send it to careerservices@clark.edu or turn it in to us in PUB 002. 


Workshops and Events

Winter Involvement Fair - January 5th, 2022 11am - 1pm

We will be in attendance to help answer questions you may have about resumes, internships, career planning, student employment, etc. 


Student Success Workshops will now be offered via online and in-person! 

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.

Winter 2023 Workshops

Create Your LinkedIn Profile - Wednesday January 18th 12pm-1pm (In Person PUB 002)

Get 1-1 assistance, in-person at your Career Center! Attend this session to create or update your Linkedin profile and begin building the Clark social and professional connections that you will have for years to come.

Know Your Worth: Negotiation Strategies for Equitable Pay & Benefits - Tuesday January 24th 11am-12pm (virtual/zoom)

Do you know your worth? Could you be experiencing pay/benefits inequity? Learn strategies and gain confidence to negotiate pay and benefits in the ever-changing working world.

Create Your LinkedIn Profile - Thursday February 2nd 1pm-2pm (In Person PUB 002)

Get 1-1 assistance, in-person at your Career Center! Attend this session to create or update your Linkedin profile and begin building the Clark social and professional connections that you will have for years to come.

Explore Your Career Interests - Thursday February 2nd 4pm-5pm (virtual/zoom)

Unsure of your career or degree options? During this interactive workshop, you'll complete the SuperStrong career assessment, then review your results to gain insight into your career interests, work style preferences and identify occupations and educational options that could be a good fit for you.

Know Your Worth: Negotiation Strategies for Equitable Pay & Benefits - Tuesday February 21st 11am-12pm (virtual/zoom)

Do you know your worth? Could you be experiencing pay/benefits inequity? Learn strategies and gain confidence to negotiate pay and benefits in the ever-changing working world.

Create Your LinkedIn Profile - Tuesday February 21st 12pm-1pm (In Person PUB 002)

Get 1-1 assistance, in-person at your Career Center! Attend this session to create or update your Linkedin profile and begin building the Clark social and professional connections that you will have for years to come.

Mindfulness for Career Clarity - Thursday February 23rd 4pm-5pm (virtual/zoom)

Imagine your ideal future, discover your possibilities, and get clear(er) on what you want. During this interactive workshop you'll identify ways to use mindfulness as a strategy for career clarity, along with other creative approaches to imagine your future.

Job Search Jitters No More - February 28th 1pm-2pm (virtual/zoom)

Take the stress out of job searching... Explore best practice starategies and learn about resources offered here at Clark College that can help connect you with an ideal job search.

The Top 8 Things Employers Want - Wednesday March 1st 2pm-3pm (In Person PUB 002)

Do you know what employers expect from college graduates? Gain tools to assess and articulate your top career-ready soft skills.

Interviewing for Introverts - Tuesday March 7th 1:30pm-2:30pm (virtual/zoom)

Job interviews can be stressful for everybody, but especially when human interactions are always exhausting for you and talking about yourself to strangers sounds like a nightmare... Join us for some tips on how to survive this inevitable and unavoidable part of job seeking. Bring your blanket burrito.

Your Plan with MyPlan - Thursday March 9th 3:30pm-4:30pm (virtual/zoom)

Explore the four components of MyPlan: Connections, Career, Classes, and Cash, and start with an activity relevant to you. Get started today!


Employers Connect with Us

Clark College offers Penguin Jobs, an 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 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 careerservices@clark.edu. Please include the service you would like, and your preferred date(s) and time(s).