Career Development Process
The career development process begins as soon as you enroll at ELAC! It begins with exploring your interests and doing research on majors and industries. Every experience you have at ELAC will help define where you want to go next. Start here by reviewing the process. Meet with your Career Counselors to help you decide a career pathway that meets your goals!
- Meet with a Career Counselor to take a free career assessment to discover your:
- Enroll in Counseling 4 “Career Planning” Course
2.- Conduct Career & Major Exploration
Read about jobs (conduct internet searches on careers):
Conduct Informational Interviews
Select general education courses in subjects you enjoy learning about (in consultation with a counselor)
Career workshops, majors fair, and panel speakers
3.- Gain Experience
Intern or volunteer:
Obtain on and off-campus work experience
Associated Student Union:
Join a Student Club to develop leadership and teamwork skills
4.- Declare your Major by 15 Units
- Follow-up with a Career Counseling Appointment to organize your findings
- Meet with an Academic Counselor to declare major and develop a Comprehensive Student Educational Plan!
Due to COVID-19, Career & Job Services only offers remote services, and all in-person services have been suspended until further notice.
Career services are offered through live chat, phone, video-conferencing, and email using platforms such as Cranium Cafe.
11:00am - 1:00pm
ELAC Job Database
College Central services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and allows you to search, save, and instantly apply to opportunities that match your skills and interests. Activate your account today!
Career & Job Opportunities:
East Los Angeles College
Courtyard by Marriott
Upcoming Workshops & Events:
Office Hours and Location
Monterey Park Campus
Office Location: E1-176