Los Angeles City College and Internships.com Launch MyCareerCenter for Community Colleges

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LACC partners with the leader in the internship marketplace and social recruiting to develop an innovative career development and job search platform for community college students.

The MyCareerCenter platform supports our mission to provide students the skills that enable them to confidently enter the work force.

Los Angeles City College (LACC) and Internships.com, the world’s largest internships marketplace, today announced the launch of the MyCareerCenter platform on the LACC campus. MyCareerCenter is a first of its kind platform giving community college students unprecedented access to world-class career development tools and exclusive internship and entry-level job opportunities.

“The ease of use and 24/7 access to this self-paced platform is ideal for our diverse student population, who may not have access to traditional career service resources,” said Dr. Jamillah Moore, President, LACC. “The MyCareerCenter platform supports our mission to provide students the skills that enable them to confidently enter the work force.”

In addition, the College will gain information about student behavior in the aggregate to better help them match students with work opportunities. This partnership will support and follow all existing institutional policies and practices.

“With unemployment at record levels in the United States, the key for student job seekers is not only to find and apply to available work opportunities, but also to prepare themselves to be hired through career content and tools,” said Mr. Robin D. Richards, Chairman and CEO of Internships.com. “We are honored to enter this partnership with LACC who has consistently demonstrated forward thinking innovations to help their students succeed. Our world class social recruiting tools, features, and content will ensure competitive advantage to LACC students.”

The MyCareerCenter platform includes robust self-assessments, resume and cover letter development tools, leading employment research resources, exclusive internships and entry-level job listings, and social media integration that will enable student job seekers to leverage their Facebook network to find jobs and get introduced to hiring companies.

About Los Angeles City College

Founded in 1929, Los Angeles City College is one of the most diverse campuses in the 112-campus California Community College System, located adjacent to the Central Los Angeles, Koreatown, Filipinotown and Little Armenia areas of the city. Serving nearly 38,000 students annually, LACC offers academic and workforce development programs in over 160 areas and is part of the Los Angeles Community College District, the largest community college system in the United States.Classes are offered year-round and financial aid is available to students who qualify. For more information, visit http://www.lacitycollege.edu or call 323.953.4000.

About Internships.com

Internships.com is the world’s largest internship marketplace bringing students, employers and higher education together in one centralized location. The innovative, Los Angeles based company, develops a wide variety of interactive, world-class tools and services to enable every student, employer and educator to better understand and optimize internship opportunities. For additional information, please visit http://www.internships.com. For tips on finding internships, hot internship listings and internship advice, follow Internships.com on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/internships) or Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/internships.com).

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