Diversity and Equity Career Resources

OCC is committed to serving ALL students. Each and every one. To that end, we offer these resources:

  • DACA and Your Workplace Rights helps undocumented students understand their rights throughout the job search and hiring process.
  • Life After College offers information on internship searches, networking, and resumes.
  • Getting Legal Help is where you can ask about immigration options in terms of your educational and career goals.
  • Pre-Health Dreamers provides information and support for undocumented students who want to pursue careers in the health care industry.
  • DACA at OCC explains how students from ALL walks of life are welcomed and supported at OCC, regardless of immigration status. 
  • VA.gov provides support for veterans in all stages of the job search (vocational rehabilitation and education benefits, starting your own veteran-owned small business, resources for military/veteran family members and much more).
  • Transition Assistance Online: Careers for the Transitioning Military includes the Military Skills Translator, transition advice, veteran friendly companies, a job board and more
  • Military.com Veteran Jobs offers a job board, transition information, job fairs, skills translator and more.
  • Veterans at OCC assists veterans, reservists, service-persons and spouses or dependents of veterans with acquiring and using G.I. education b​​​enefits to help achieve educational goals. It also features employment opportunities for OCC students who are veterans.
  • Women for Hire dispenses information for women in the workplace, including a job board, how to work from home and advice for job searches and interviewing.
  • Feminist Jobs lists jobs and internships that progress the status of women and/or encompass passions for social justice.
  • Nontraditional Training and Employment features resources for both men and women who are pursuing careers where one gender comprises fewer than 25% of the individuals employed.
  • AARP’s Work & Jobs Resource provides a job board and helpful articles on topics such as “Returnships,” career change, working at 50+, age discrimination and unemployment
  • LiveCareer delivers helpful advice and resources for mature and older job seekers.
  • CareerOneStop’s Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders covers tips on talking about your conviction (especially during interviews or background checks), who hires ex-offenders, how to get your record expunged and more
  • Jails to Jobs furnishes ex-offenders with the tools they need to find employment, including a step-by-step job search plan, tattoo removal services, free interview clothing and more.
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Watson Hall, 3rd Floor
(714) 432-5576
CareerCenter@occ.cccd.edu

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