Tag Archive for Career Services

Spring Career Connect

Clark students, alumni, community members, and local employers participated in Clark’s Career Connect event geared for students enrolled or interested in programs in the college’s Public Service, Society and Education area of study.

Career Connect

More than 60 students, alumni, and community members participated in Clark’s Career Connect event geared for students enrolled in programs in the college’s Business and Entrepreneurship area of study.

Penguins hiring Penguins

Career Day student with recruiter

For many recruiters, the Clark College Career Fair is a return to their alma mater       It’s become an annual tradition: hundreds of Clark College students showing up to meet potential employers as graduation looms near. But while Clark’s Career Fair has become a familiar part of the academic cycle, not everyone realizes…

An investment in students’ financial futures

BOA check presentation 2016

Clark College receives grant to fund a full-time financial literacy coach      The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently awarded Clark College a $20,000 grant to support a full-time financial literacy coach at Clark College. The coach works directly with students to help them stabilize their finances and increase the likelihood of students meeting their economic, educational,…

Meet the Coaches

Resource Coaches

New Clark staff help change the playbook for students with socioeconomic challenges       With their low tuition rates and open-door enrollment policies, community colleges have long been a way for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds to pursue higher education and career advancement. However, students experiencing poverty often face challenges that go beyond paying…

Career Days is Big

Career Days

Annual event hosts most employers yet      Clark College’s Career Days is entering its fifth year with its largest-ever number of employers participating in two separate job fairs, as well as many new events designed to help today’s job-seekers. The three-day event will be held April 27-29 at the college’s main campus. The annual…

Weaving a Stronger Safety Net

main campus

Clark College receives major grant to help low-income students       Clark College has received a major grant toward the college’s efforts to help low-income students complete their education. Work is already underway on the three-year Working Families Success Network (WFSN) grant, which provides $100,000 per year to hire staff and equip them to…

Help Clark students dress for success

Clothing Closet

The annual Career Clothing Closet is seeking donations       Clark College Career Services is seeking clothing and cash donations for its 11th Annual Career Clothing Closet, which provides professional and/or interview clothing to Clark College students at no cost. The Closet will be held April 23 and 24 in advance of Clark College…

Finding Careers, Finding Hope

Career Days 2014 serves everybody in the community looking for jobs        The numbers are in from this year’s Career Days, and they show what many at the college and in the community already knew: Clark College’s week-long program for job-hunters is growing stronger every year. This year, more than 1000 job-seekers attended…

Summer Jobs, Lifelong Success

Clark College and Vancouver Housing Authority partner on job and internship fair      Clark College hosts its second annual Summer Job and Internship Fair from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4, in the Gaiser Student Center. The event is designed to help job-seekers find summer internship and employment opportunities with Portland-…