Career Development provides ongoing support for your career journey after you graduate.

Alumni career stats reveal great career satisfaction

Source: CCA Six-Month Post-Graduation Career Destinations Survey, SF, 2014

We help you:

  • Navigate Handshake, a job board exclusively for the CCA Community

  • Clarify your career goals and identify key skills

  • Identify connections between your degree and various career opportunities

  • Discover key job search strategies and resources to research employers

  • Write effective résumés and cover letters; review portfolios

  • Groom your online presence and learn how to leverage social media to your advantage 

  • Prepare and practice for upcoming interviews

  • Evaluate job offers from potential employers and learn how to negotiate offers

  • Navigate small business and start-up planning

Coaching Appointments

Alumni are invited to schedule appointments with the Career team by emailing careers@cca.edu. Please provide your major and year of graduation.

Please review the following guidelines for coaching sessions:

  • Initial appointments are for one hour; followups may be one half-hour or shorter as needed

  • Alumni have unlimited access to coaching meetings for five years following graduation

  • After five years, Alumni have access to up to eight sessions per year

  • Alumni who did not graduate from CCA have access to four sessions per year

Events

Alumni are invited to many on-campus Career Development events and workshops such as Building an Artist’s Life and Career Expo.

Note: On-campus recruiting, most Career Treks, and select workshops are designed for current students. Before attending an event, ensure it states it is inclusive of alumni.