Pasadena City College, Home of the PCC Lancers

Career Center

Online Career & Job Resources

Welcome to LANCERjobs, (local jobs just for PCC Students and alumni) and NACElink (local and national jobs for college students and alumni).

LANCERjobs

  1. obtain a registration password in the Career Center (Student Services Building, L-103),
  2. then access job and internship opportunities from anywhere, anytime.

Federal Work Study - Check with the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, L-114, to see if you've received a Federal Work Study Award.

Most of these sites below have both career and job information, but those on the left tend to be more job focused and those on the right tend to be more career focused.

Indeed.com     Highly recommended "mega" site that searches and filters all other job sites. Job trends, salaries, forums, etc.

JobStar California    Superb career & job information with a local emphasis.

WetFeet.com    Extensive job, internship, career, industry & company information.

Cal Jobs    Employment resources-services & links for all populations from the Employment Development Dept.

Employment Spot     Jobs by city, articles, job search tips, "Best" and "Top 10" lists.

JobHunt.org    A wealth of job search information with excellent career help.

USAJOBS    Nicely organized site for jobs with the federal government.

State and Local Govt. on the Net    Find jobs with the state, county or cities near you.

Cool Works   Seasonal & permanent jobs in national parks, resorts, ranches, etc.

SnagAJob.com    A leading database for part-time and seasonal job offerings.

Foothill Workforce Investment Board    Career planning and finding a job in the Pasadena area.

Job Bank USA    Jobs, resume templates, interview questions, salary calculator.

Juju   A nimble job search resource with many postings.

Research Companies/ Industries     A step-by-step tutorial on finding free internet information about employers before you interview.

Salary and Compensation Information     A comprehensive list of links for salary surveys, benefits, negotiation tips and career “management.”

NACE Salary Surveys & Calculator - Easy to use salary comparisons.Calculate your "worth" before you negotiate!

Job Accommodation Network Free resources & consultation for employers & workers with disabilities. Suggests common accommodations for a variety of conditions.

Law School Admissions Council Extensive information for anyone interested in becoming an attorney.

Gradschools.com - This link provides over 1000 graduate programs.  Check it out to search for masters and doctorate programs, industries with positive job growth, and salary information by industry.

Job Training Place- A resource site to help find specific information and advice on ‘how to become’ hundreds of different occupations.

Glassdoor - Need to do research on an organization?  Wondering about specific company interviews?  Check out Glassdoor for company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, and interview reviews, etc.  This website is great place to research companies and help prepare for that upcoming interview.

NACE- Job Choice

NACE- Self Study Guides

NACE- Job Choices Workshops

Career Cafe  A comprehensive career exploration site for community college students.

EUREKA  Contains 3,000+ career references which include descriptions, related careers, and specialty occupations." A Goldmine of Career Information."

Sigi^3   Career Planning System- Helps jobs seekers create a career plan that's right for you.

Chronical Career Library of Occupational Briefs Over 2,000 occupational titles for you to learn more about.  Check out this website for more information about career options.

The Riley Guide  Comprehensive resources from the "queen of the career links."

Job Hunter's Bible   Excellent career resources & job links from the author of What Color Is Your Parachute?

What can I do with this major?    A convenient website that helps you connect majors with careers.

Career One Stop    Huge, well organized career & job site. Superb labor market information, career videos & more.

Quintessential Career/Job Guide Excellent career articles, toolkits & tutorials.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Comprehensive profiles for numerous occupations.

O*NET    Comprehensive career information sorted by skills, interests, values, experiences, etc.

Vocational Information Center Comprehensive links for a wide variety of occupations.

College Journal.com    Excellent career articles and advice from the Wall Street Journal.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment, wage, industry data, at-a-glance tables.

California Occupational Info    Career development assessments, games, online videos and more.

Career Fields   Another superb resource from UC Berkeley.

CareerZone   Fun & helpful assessments, games, resources & links

The Career Project   Interviews with people in a wide range of careers.

Department of State    Fantastic information about representing the U.S. abroad. Careers, internships, interviews & more.

Shatford Library Links    Links to library and library technician jobs and career information.

Education Career Services    Interesting blogs and career advice.

Law Enforcement Career Tips   A compact site packed with career information.

CareerProfiles Extensive job and career information organized in a useful format.

Career Thoughts A comprehensive list of links to career profiles designed to help identify occupations.

Job-Applications Useful employee videos - Interviews of entry level employees in financial institutions, airlines, retail and department stores, pharmacies, grocery stores, etc. Providing inside tips on what it's like to work for their company.