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!

1.- Self-Discovery

2.- Conduct Career & Major Exploration

Read about jobs (conduct internet searches on careers):

Conduct Informational Interviews
Job Shadow

Get Classes:
Select general education courses in subjects you enjoy learning about (in consultation with a counselor)

Attend Events:
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

General Announcements

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.

Live Chat
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!

Click here for College Central Instructions Guide

College Central Instructions Guide



Career & Job Opportunities:

East Los Angeles College
(Student Assistant)

Courtyard by Marriott
(Various Positions)
Learn More

Upcoming Workshops & Events:

View Event Calendar for more details

General Information

Office Hours and Location

Monterey Park Campus

Office Location: E1-176


Monterey Park

South Gate Campus

Live Chat Available
Mondays to Thursdays: 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Fridays to Sundays: Closed

Office Location: RM: 124

South Gate

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