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Online Career Resources

The Career Planning and Counseling Center (CPCC) is here to help you with your career journey. We bring together services, resources, and a great team to support you every step of the way.

CPCC offers on-campus and remote services through Zoom, phone, email, or LiveChat instant messaging. Whether you're exploring career options or need support for your well-being, we've got you covered! If you're looking for a new career or student employment, you can find a list of helpful resources here. Email questions to CPCC or call 503-491-7432.

Resume and interviewing help for MHCC students and alumni

Request an appointment with a career counselor

Submit your resume online for review

View internships, professional careers, and student jobs on MHCC's Handshake

Learn about MHCC-specific student work-study and employment

Review a step-by-step plan for writing resumes from Career One Stop

Request access to StandOut to practice your interviewing skills

Careers, jobs, and internships

View current openings and career benefits at MHCC

Search current openings in Oregon on WorkSource Oregon

Visit Campus Point's site - the largest rrecruiter of college students and recent grads in Washington and Oregon

Career exploration

Manage your professional identity and build your network on LinkedIn

Get career matches with MHCC's online career coach tool

Learn about a career's average wages, job outlook, and more on Oregon CIS

Read about the job market in your area from the Oregon Employment Department

Browse 900+ careers based on your needs and goals on O'Net Online

Learn about companies, industry salaries, and more on Glassdoor

Additional career search websites and job boards

Find volunteer and nonprofit opportunities on Idealist

Search millions of jobs around the world on Indeed

View professional opportunities in the Pacific Northwest on Mac's List

Diversity, equity, and inclusion career resources


This website encourages diverse professionals to connect with employers seeking to improve the diversity of their workplace. The basic profile is available to applicants at no cost.

Diversity Employers 

A dedicated career and self-development site where information and tools are provided to specifically for African Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Latino/Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and women. The goal of the site is to provide visitors with access to the largest database of equal opportunity employers committed to diversity at their workplace.

Employ Diversity 

Connecting candidates with companies that are committed to diversity and inclusion. This site helps candidates find jobs, internships, and helps candidates get informed on the latest career information.

DO IT - Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology 

This website provides education and technology related information to empower education attainment and employment for persons with a disability. Resources are focused for both the person with a disability and the person/people supporting or potentially employing that person.

Workforce Recruitment Program

This website provides information on the Workforce Recruitment Program, a national recruiting program that seeks out college students with disabilities for summer and full-time employment with federal sector employers. Resources, eligibility requirements and contact information are available on this website.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) 

This website can be used by job seekers, employees, and employers to learn more about accommodations in the workplace. Sections include A to Z of Disabilities, an Accommodations search and general resources. There is also an Accommodation and Compliance series which not only provides facts about disabilities but also accommodation ideas for the workplace and example scenarios. JAN resources are also available in Spanish.

Lime Connect 

Students with disabilities can create a free account on the Lime Connect website. This not-for-profit organization links students with disabilities to scholarships, internships, and full-time employment with their global corporate partners. Educators can sign up for a free Friends of Lime Connect account, where they will receive updates from Lime Connect as well as webinars focusing on career development for individuals with disabilities.

Office of Disability Employment Policy 

This website, produced by the U.S. Department of Labor, provides information on more than 45 topics related to the job search process for individuals with disabilities. Topics range from accessible technology to preparing youth with disabilities for their career development. Policy updates, events, and additional resources are also available.

Skills to Pay the Bills Video Series 

A collection of short videos created by the U.S. Department of Labor highlighting the importance of soft skills in the workplace. Topics covered include enthusiasm and attitude, teamwork, professionalism and networking.

CareerOneStop’s Job Search

This site is part of DOL’s CareerOneStop site and has a unique section for anyone with a criminal record. It includes tips, information, and resources to help search for, apply for, and begin a new job. A few of the major links include work-ready checklist or Find State Resources, Explore Careers to Get Training and Find a Job.

Education and Career Guide for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals 

People who were formally incarcerated face unique challenges in their education and employment. This guide is designed to help those people overcome these obstacles and provides resources to help them seek education or find a career.

Oregon CURE's Re-Entry Guide 

This is a comprehensive guide provided by Oregon CURE. Oregon CURE supports effective criminal justice policies, procedures, and programs. This guide has tips for searching for employment, achieving educational goals you may have, securing housing, reuniting with your loved ones, bettering
your emotional and physical health, and much more.

My Undocumented Life 

A blog that provides up-to-date information and resources to undocumented immigrants. The site provides information on scholarships, internships, strategies for navigating the educational system and information on how to apply for DACA/Advanced Parole, news on DAPA, and much more.

Career Resources For Undocumented Students 

Undocumented students face a special set of challenges in their career journeys. This Georgetown University site provides "how-tos", alternatives, disclosure advice, graduate school info, and more.

My Visa Jobs 

This site provides some specific information on Work Visas, H-1B Visas, H-2A Visas, H-2B Visas, L1 Visas, Green Cards and Student Visas for individuals looking for jobs in the US.

Upwardly Global 

Upwardly Global is a national non-profit organization that provides free comprehensive training and service.


Job board with current job openings at LGBT community centers as well as at other organizations and institutions whose work is closely related to the needs and interests of LGBT communities.

Corporate Equality Index (Human Right’s Campaign) 

This index "provides a simple way to evaluate whether America's biggest employers are treating their gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and consumers equitably." The index is based on a 10-point system that rates corporate policies and actions toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Human Right’s Campaign 

Includes links to information about employee groups, organizations and companies offering domestic partnership benefits, and legal and discrimination policies. It also a bibliography of career related issues.

Out Professionals 

This website includes a listing of LGBTQ professional networking opportunities and a job board for those looking to advance or make a career transition.

AARP Work and Jobs 

This is a collection of articles, videos, and tools covering various topics in work and employment for older people. Issues discussed include discrimination, career change, retirement, and starting your own business.

Retired Brains 

This is an independent job and information resource for boomers, retirees, and people planning their retirement. The site contains information and resources to find a job, start your own business, volunteer, find a retirement community, travel, and a variety of other resources.


Job board for job seekers 50 and over who are looking for work or other ways to earn money.

Workforce 50 

Older people in the workforce can find sections on career and education, jobs, book reviews, and career stories.


Visit this site to search job listings, see job fair postings, and find resources to help you transition from the military into a new career at VA.

CareerOneStop's Veteran and Military Transition Center

This site can help you learn more about accessing employment-related services for veterans. You'll also find resources to help you match your military skills and experiences to civilian careers, search for jobs in your local area or across the United States, and learn about and access other benefits for veterans.

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) 

This is the largest federal employer of veterans. This DoD recruitment website provides veterans who want to serve as a DoD civil servant the information and opportunity to do so.

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

This nonprofit works in concert with many Wounded Warrior transition command centers, disabled veterans outreach programs (DVOPs), local veterans employment representatives (LVERs) and multiple military organizations to support veterans in their job search for employment. Veterans can register free of charge and post resumes to gain access to more than 40,000 active jobs.

Career Girls 

Career exploration tools in a broad range of career fields.

Code Like a Girl (CLAG) 

This site celebrates women in technology and provides information on career exploration and job search strategies that reflect the whole person and as women.

STEM Women

This site’s aims to make women in STEM more visible to the public, promote careers for women in STEM, highlight issues of gender inequality, and to address potential solutions to improve women’s participation, inclusion, leadership and recognition in STEM careers.

Women for Hire 

Provides information about a broad range of options for working from home. Explore how to start a home-based business, direct sales, virtual customer services as well as ways to avoid scams.

My Skills My Future 

This website is dedicated for workers who are looking to shift careers with resources dedicated to matching a person’s current career with new careers that match or enable skills currently used. Wages and training options are also provided.

Skills Matcher 

Rate your levels on 40 key workplace skills. Skills Matcher will show you careers that match your ratings.

Worker ReEmployment 

This is a website for workers who have experienced a recent lay-off. Resources are dedicated to helping people navigate unemployment benefits, job search, and resources for housing, child-care, and other needs while unemployed.

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