Employer Resources

Are you interested in connecting with the outstanding talent at CCA?

The Career Development team partners with industry-leading companies and organizations to deliver internship and career opportunities for great CCA candidates. 

Getting Started
CCA's Career Development Office offers a variety of employer focused programs designed to connect companies and organizations with talented CCA students and alumni. We also strive to meet your very individual organizational hiring needs, please reach out to get the conversation rolling!

The Job Board at CCA Works is the first step in reaching the amazing CCA student and alumni talent.
Register and post today!**

Career Expo: Our largest on-campus recruiting event takes place each spring. Save the date for Friday, February 26, 2016. This marks the 10th year for our super successful career fair. Join us as a highly visible Expo sponsor and/or attendee. Email careers@cca.edu for more details.
Employer Information Tables: Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to noon in San Francisco. Free of charge and centrally located to attract student attention. A great way to start building your brand and presence at CCA. Reservations required through Career Development.
Fine Art Career Wednesdays: A varied and engaging way to meet with our talented fine art student and alumni community. Ask about how to get involved. Reservations are required through Career Development.
On-Campus Portfolio Reviews: We can arrange for on-campus reviews to streamline your hiring process with CCA students.
Industry/Organization Art and Tech Talks: A chance to showcase your industry expertise for the CCA community.
Career Treks: An excellent opportunity to meet stellar CCA students by hosting a tour, lunch, or training at your business location. Career Development will be your partner in making this happen. Email us today to become one of our Career Trekking organizations.
Mentoring: Ask us about ways to participate in résumé or portfolio review critique sessions, or both, and share your hiring expertise and maybe spot a rising star.
Design a paid internship to benefit your organization and a CCA student: Career Development can assist you in the process.
How to start:  First identify your hiring timeline, position requirements, and resources, and then match those requirements with the services appropriate to your recruitment needs.
Ask us about Sponsored Projects or Sponsored Studios to build a strong brand at CCA and support the innovation growth you need.


For Immediate Hiring Needs

Post a job or internship through our job board at CCA Works, and connect with the creative talent pool of registered CCA student and alumni. Note that many programs require all internships be paid.

To best determine the type of position listing that may be right for you, please review the employer internship guidelines, and read the Employer FAQ for additional information.

Ask about Weekly Picks options for freelance and short-term roles.

For More Projected Recruitment Needs

Meet and interview CCA's creative leaders of tomorrow by reserving a table at our annual Career Expo.

Held in the spring, this private job fair is an excellent recruitment opportunity for companies and organizations to connect face to face with CCA's talented students and alumni.

Registration for this valuable resource is simple. Registration opens October, 2015.

Increase your company's visibility and join the list of recruiters who have participated in past years.

Additional fall and spring event schedules are being finalized now, and will be posted as finalized. If you have a program you are interested in offering, contact us at careers@cca.edu.

OPT Information (Employers Hiring INTL Students)

Employers have different levels of familiarity with hiring international students and OPT. The OPT Information for Employers handout is meant as an overview of OPT for employers who might not be familiar with it.

It is also a resource for students to help discuss your work authorization with potential employers.

Getting Involved @ CCA

Expand your recruiting partnership strategies by participating in one of the many varied professional development opportunities offered to the CCA community by the Career Development Office.

Each semester, we host a variety of events for our students and alumni such as tech talks, portfolio development workshops, business skills for artists, and more.

Also, consider making a one-time or annual gift to CCA's Career Development Office.

Contact the Advancement Office at 510.594.3784 or Career Development at careers@cca.edu for more details on sponsorship options.

Contact Us

Please contact the Career Development Office with any questions about our valuable services: careers@cca.edu