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Career Services
Mon - Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Career Services is closed on Fridays

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Please wear your mask on campus and while visiting our office.

This is a district requirement for all students, employees, & visitors.


   Summer 2022

Upcoming Events

   Career Center Announcements

  • NEW! Summer 2022 Career Services Schedule of Events
    View/Download Flyer
  • NEW! Drop-In Resume Review
    July 14 from 1PM - 3PM in K1 Lobby, in front of the bookstore (K1-105)
    In-person event

    Need a Career Counselor to help you improve your resume? Print and bring a copy of your resume or laptop!
  • Career Counseling summer appt. hours:
    Mondays & Wednesdays: 9:00AM-2:00PM
    Thursdays: 12:00PM-5:00PM
    Tuesdays & Fridays unavailable
    To schedule, please use UChat box or email:

  • 07/04 - Career Center Closed in Observation of 4th of July
    Miramar College will be closed on Monday, July 4 for the holiday observation of 4th of July. Regular hours to resume Tuesday, July 5. Thank you!

For disability accommodations, please email 3 days prior to event.



   Summer 2022 Virtual Appt. Hours

  • Career Exploration
  • Career Assessments
  • Major/Program Selection
  • Resume/Cover Letter Review
  • Job & Internship Search
  • Interview Preparation
  • Summer Session June 6 through August 13
  • Mondays & Wednesdays: 9:00AM-2:00PM
  • Thursdays: 12:00PM-5:00PM
  • Tuesdays & Fridays: unavailable during summer
  • To schedule, please use UChat box or email:
  • Virtual appointments through Zoom (video and/or audio)


Handshake (Online Job Board) with San Diego Miramar College and the San Diego Community College District

San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) is excited to announce the launch of our NEW & IMPROVED, district-wide student & alumni online job board, Handshake, as a free one-stop-shop for kick starting careers.

Students use your Handshake profile to:

  • Get Hired: Search and apply for 1000s of jobs, internships, or volunteer opportunities based on majors & interests
  • Get Connected: Get personalized job recommendations & connect with employers directly
  • Get Access: Schedule appointments with the Career Center for support with career exploration, resume, job preparation & more!

   Students & Alumni

Employers & Community Partners

SDCCD students enrolled from Spring 2020-Spring 2022 received an email from Handshake in early March 2022 inviting them to activate their FREE account. Login with your email linked to your MySDCCD Portal (email address that received the Handshake activation link invitation).

Need Help Activating Your Account? For support and assistance, please contact us here at the Miramar College Career Center by emailing: or calling 619-388-7335.

  • When asked for your .edu email upon logging in, please input the email address in which you received your Handshake activation link.

Connect today with SDCCD through Handshake! By activating your Handshake account, you'll have access from each of our SDCCD campuses: City College, Mesa College, Miramar College, and the College of Continuing Education. Create an account and post any job/internship positions as they will be widely viewed across our district. Don't miss this opportunity to recruit your future diverse workforce!

New to Handshake? Employers logging in or creating accounts using the URL below will automatically request employer approval through our SDCCD Handshake Job Board. we look forward to helping you meet your employment needs!

Questions? Please email: or call 619-388-7335.



   Assistance with enrollment, registration for courses, and similar, please visit the Admissions & Records webpage at: Admissions & Records Office | San Diego Miramar College

   Assistance with choosing courses, creating a student education plan (SEP), and similar, please visit the Counseling office webpage at: Counseling Office | San Diego Miramar College

   Assistance with transferring, please visit the Transfer Center webpage at: Transfer Center | San Diego Miramar College

   List of other Miramar College offices, please visit our Student Services & Resources webpage at: Student Services & Resources | San Diego Miramar College


BLACK LIVES MATTER: The Career Center team stands

in solidarity with and supports Black Lives Matter.



   + Career Services comes to Canvas!

   Students enroll for FREE at: Career Services Canvas

   + UChat box

   Chat with us for general inquiries and virtual appointment availability

   *Disclaimer: please allow at least 15 minutes for live response during open office hours


NOW HIRING Career Ambassadors! Join us & build your resume and connections at Miramar College!
+ Career Ambassador Program: Peer Mentorship program 

   We are currently seeking students who are energetic, enthusiastic, and eager to learn. Students 

   must be enrolled in a CE program (inquire for details) for 1 semester or longer.  This is a paid

   position with up to 10 hours/week.

For more information and to apply, please Email Yvette Hopping at:

   Career Ambassador Responsibilities include:

  • Help current students and alumni become familiar with career resources.
  • Assist/attend Career Center virtual events
  • Promote career resources used by Career Services
  • Conduct own career exploration & personal development using career resources
  • Provide information about own major/program to prospective and current students
  • Assist with Career Education outreach virtual events
  • Create presentation about own major/program including careers in that field


   + Job Placement Services

       Job Placement Services can assist you in working one-on-one with you to match your skillset and major with the appropriate job. Whether you are looking for an internship or employment right now or down the road, Job Placement Services can help you in getting your foot in the door.

       For more information, please contact Alex Ortega, Jr. at:


Career Center Campus Presentations

Faculty: Are you interested in hosting an in-class career related presentation on SD Miramar College campus?

Please email: and we will send you a form to complete a request for a Career Center presentation and a Career Center team member will contact you to finalize scheduling. Please provide a minimum of two weeks to process your request. 

Some of the customized career workshops for groups (e.g. classrooms, clubs, etc.) that we offer include:

  • Career Services Overview
  • Career Exploration: an interactive class exercise 
  • "What can I do with a major in... English, Science?" presentation tailored to specific program
  • Resume & Cover Letter:  help students define skills, knowledge, and education using a resume template. May be split into two presentations.
  • Job & Internship Search. May be split into two presentations.
  • Job Fair Preparation
  • LinkedIn Basics
  • Interview for Success


Mission Statement

Our mission is to assist students in developing career goals by exploring their values, skills, personality traits and interests in an inclusive and supportive environment. We prepare students to make informed decisions about their futures by providing career-related counseling, comprehensive resources and specialized programs. The Career Center is dedicated to serve diverse populations by offering an array of career-development activities that inspire and support each student’s lifelong career journey.