The Transfer & Career Center (T&CC) is a place to explore careers, choose a major, research and apply for jobs & internships, prepare for interviews, and connect with employers. The T&CC offers guidance and valuable tools to support students as they embark on their desired career pathway.
Career Assessments - Students can utilize assessments to help identify their values, interests, skills and aptitude, as well as their personality.
Career Guidance - Students can obtain assistance in career exploration/development and job preparation.
Career Planning Resources - Students can access a variety of career planning guides and materials in the center and online.
Job Board - Students can view updated information on local employment opportunities and job fairs.
Career Development Workshops - Students can grow personally and professionally by taking advantage of various workshops on identifying majors/careers, resume & cover letter writing, interview preparation and more.
VIRTUAL career planner
Discover yourself. Take a quick personality, interest and values assessment.
Keirsey Temperament Sorter
Learn your strengths.
Human Metrics (Personality Types)
Identify your personality type by taking the FREE Human metrics personality assessment.
Find out about different careers.
Learn about your unique traits and how they can be applied to careers. You will need to go to the Eureka site.
Use EVC Site ID Code: XBOYLKS.
Explore Careers & Majors
Job Shadow – See what it's like to work in an occupation that interests you by "shadowing" a professional in the field.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Obtain wage & employment trends and occupational requirements.
Features information about a wide range of careers. Students can access occupational videos and personality assessments.
California Career Cafe
Features information on resumes, cover letters and interviewing, job search strategies and career tips for success.
Career Zone California
Explore exciting jobs and careers in California.
Job Star Career Guides
Provides information about job duties, salary information and educational requirements for a range of occupational fields.
O*NETOccupational Information Network –This occupational network database provides detailed information on more than 200 occupations.
Eureka(You will need to register on-line to use this site. The EVC Site ID Code is XBOYLKS). Eureka provides information on college majors, descriptions of occupations and much more.
OOHOccupational Outlook Handbook – This site provides the complete content of the OOH published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It describes the education and training for over 200 occupations.
Job & Career Accelerator
Internships and Work Experience
InternBound Check out paid and unpaid internships for college students and recent college graduates.
Work Experience The Cooperative Education Work Experience program links students with employers. Students work to acquire the skills necessary for a successful career. For more information call Janina Espinoza at 408-274-7900 x6857.
How to Make a Decision
When making decisions, it helps to think about and evaluate your choices from different perspectives. California Career Cafe's Thinking Caps is an interactive process for deciding on a potential career direction. This decision-making tool will help you analyze your choices and arrive at your best decision.
Step 4: Create an Action Plan
Steps to Prepare for a Career Choice
Begin with a brief overview of the programs and services available at Evergreen Valley College. This is also the first step for priority registration to allow you to register early and get the courses you need to achieve your career goals. To be eligible, you must complete the following 3 requirements:
Check with the Counseling Department for orientation workshop dates. Learn about financial aid, registration, tutoring services, types of degrees/programs, extracurricular activities and more. Click on the link below to view the orientation information page:
Complete the Assessment Process
Choose courses at the right level for you by completing the assessment process for math and English placement. Assessments can give you an accurate picture of your skills in English and math so that you can enroll in classes targeted to your knowledge level.
Students must call the Assessment Center at (408) 274-7900 ext. 6636 to make an appointment for a placement test.
Develop an Educational Plan—consult a counselor
Developing an educational plan with a counselor helps you identify the courses required to complete your academic and career goals. Consult a counselor each semester to update your Student Ed Plans. Click on the link below to view the counseling information page:
Step 5: Research Colleges
College Search Tools
University of California
University of California (Transfer Information)
California State University
Association of Independent California Colleges (Private Colleges)
Peterson's College Guide
Step 6: Finding a Job or Internship
Job Search Resources
College Central - Evergreen Valley College Job Placement Center
Employment Opportunities for Nursing StudentsA comprehensive resource on an educational path for nursing students
Eureka (You will need to register on-line to use this site. The EVC Site ID Code is XBOYLKS). Eureka provides resume information and much more.
California Career Information
This site links to ONET (the occupational database) and features descriptions of 900 jobs, occupational videos, and California job openings.
Links to 15 best job search websites including pros and cons to help job-seekers determine which site best suits their needs.
Career and Workplace Preparation
Job and Internship Postings
College Central Evergreen Valley College has now an exclusive job posting system powered by College Central which provides our students with the following resources: resume and portfolio builders, job search advice, events calendar and job fair information. Employers are now able to post their employment opportunities online through this system
America's Job Bank
View a list of job openings throughout the U.S. Thousands of jobs are posted daily.
This site offers job applicants a chance to post their resumes and gives employers an opportunity to list jobs and review online resumes.
A site for posting resumes and locating jobs in the U.S. and internationally.
Select the heading Jobs to view job openings.
EdJoin (Education Jobs)
This site offers job listings for teachers and other people interested in working in the field of education. Recruitment events also are listed.
Explore federal job listings and obtain free resume critiques
This site features a large list of professional associations. It also includes the Career Key free assessment.
Locate jobs and internships and get job search tips.
Resume (You will need to register online to use this site. The EVC Site ID Code is XBOYLKS )
This site is an excellent resource for resumes (including functional, electronic, and chronological). It also includes job leads and job fair listings.
Check out the Internship Finder at the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office website.
Check out paid and unpaid internships for college students and recent college graduates.
Employers: Please Contact Janina Espinoza, Job Placement Coordinator for Job Posting Information
Phone: (408) 274-7900 x6857