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Hartnell College provides an array of career services available to guide and support students through their career exploration, employment preparation, and including job search and placement. Here are four main programs on campus that can support you with specific career services:


Location/Contact Info: 

Services include: 

Transfer and Career Center 

Main Campus, C-132 831-759-6007 

(Open to all students)

-Free career exploration assessments & career counseling appointments (See Career Resources; Schedule An Appointment)

Recommended courses for career exploration (these include career assessments & research components): COU 1 (3 units), COU 23 (3 units), or COU 30 (1 unit)

-Computers to research careers and majors

-Annual spring majors fair & career exploration and resources workshops: Resume, cover-letters, and interviewing skills (See Transfer & Career Center Events & Workshops )

-Job Bank,page to view current FWS/hourly employment openings on campus (will be moving to JobSpeaker software under new Career Hub)

Career Prep and Placement Services 

Alisal Campus, A-111 831-759-6066 

(Open to Career Technical Education students)

-Job placement assistance

-Resume, cover-letter, interviewing skills coaching

-Job board & job fairs (for community employment openings in CTE industry fields) 

(See Career Prep & Placement Services' Upcoming Events)

Cooperative Work Experience 

Alisal Campus, A-111 831-770-7050 

(Open to all students that have a job)

-Work-based learning, you can earn academic credit while working

-Requires a job or volunteer position to enroll, but job does not need to be related to your major 


Main Campus, S-104, S-105, & S-106 831770-6131 

(Open to students in a Science/Technology/Engineering/Math major)

-Individualized counseling & mentoring

-Field trips, STEM internships, transfer support, volunteer opportunities, calculator loan program, scholarships, free books and access to use of computers & study rooms 

Coming soon:

Career Hub

(new career center)