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Careers & Employment: Job Search & Career Prep

Find information about careers, job interviews and resumes.


This guide contains resources for exploring career options, job search sites, resume and interview resources, and a link to our practice test database PrepStep. 

Experience is an important factor in the job search. Check with departments on campus if there are any job opportunities so that you can start building up your resume. If you are in the Federal Work Study program, check here for open positions

LACC Career Center

The Los Angeles City College Career & Job Development Center is located in the Student Services Building, 2nd Floor. The following are the hours of operation.  

Regular Career Center Hours:

Monday: 10am - 4pm
Tuesday: 2pm - 4pm
Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
Thursday: 2pm - 4pm
Friday: TBA

The Career Center will be closed on school holidays. These hours are subject to change.

Visit the Career Center Website for more information. 

Career Research

The MLK Jr. Library has a number of eBooks (electronic books) focusing on different career paths. Use the Title search to find these. For example "Careers in Education", "Careers in Nursing", "Careers in Film", etc. 

Subject search: Vocational guidance + your career area of choice

Search eBooks

A few examples:

Career Preparation & Study Guide eBooks

We also have a number of eBooks (and Print books in the library!) that include study guides and practice tests for various occupational examinations. Below are a few examples and you can search the eBook collection for more. If you would like to borrow a print book from the library, search our print book catalog or ask a librarian for help.  

Try adding "study guides" and "examinations" to your subject search. 

Job Search Sites

Career Preparation Database

In order to access this database, you need to be a currently enrolled LACC student. Once authenticated, create a username and password to begin the tutorials and practice tests.

Includes career and occupation resources for:

  • Allied Health
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Civil Service
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Firefighting
  • Homeland Security
  • Law Enforcement
  • Postal Worker
  • Nursing
  • Plumbing
  • Real Estate
  • Teaching
  • Military

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