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Career Services

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3 College Junior

Career Services: There are no post grad services that I know of since it is a community college.

3 College Junior

Career Services: i haven't really checked it out or become aware, but i hope to

4 College Sophomore

Career Services: This staff and counselors are there to help you and they know what is best for you with helping you successfully transfer to the university that you want with your specific major.

3 College Junior

Career Services: There no alumni network, but there is a lot workshops to help achieve your goal

2 College Junior

Career Services: I have no knowledge of post-grad services at my school.

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Though not all students take advantage of the Career & Transfer Center, those who do find that it can be an excellent resource in helping students plan their future goals. Students are pleased with the friendly and helpful staff and find the resources offered by the Transfer Center to be invaluable. The Transfer Center has workshops throughout the year and also hosts admissions reps from all the major universities in California, helping students feel prepared for whatever steps they decide to take post-graduation.

In today’s world, an associate's degree won’t get you very far in the job market; however, Valley College can give students a leg up towards obtaining a higher degree. The California community colleges are set up as feeder schools to the University of California and Cal State universities. Though not all courses will transfer to each campus, students who plan their courses carefully with the help of assist.org and the counselors at the Transfer Center will find that they can complete nearly all of their lower-division and general education coursework before they transfer to a four-year college.

Facts & Statistics

Employment Services Available?
Yes
Placement Services Available?
Yes
Other Career/Placement Services
  • Career Speaker Workshop Series
  • Career Week
Popular Schools for Further Study
  • California State University - Northridge
  • University of California - Los Angeles
Alumni Services
  • Annual golf tournament
  • The Los Angeles Valley College Foundation
  • Quarterly newsletter
Famous Alumni
  • Ed Begley, Jr., actor
  • Kevin Spacey, actor
  • Paul Orfalea, founder of Kinko's
  • Sean Astin, actor
  • Tom Selleck, actor

Student Polls

Have you been able to transfer credits to other schools?    Based on 112 responses

  • 20% Yes, I transferred credits to other schools successfully and easily.
  • 3% Yes, I transferred credits to other schools, but it was a difficult process.
  • 11% I'm not really sure what my transferring options are.
  • 1% I tried but was denied.
  • 57% No, I haven't transferred credits to other schools, but I want to.
  • 9% No, I haven't transferred credits to other schools and probably won't.

What do you plan on doing after completing your studies here?    Based on 113 responses

  • 64% I plan to transfer to another school to complete my degree.
  • 30% I plan to pursue a higher degree.
  • 5% I plan on looking for a new job.
  • 0% I plan on staying at my current job.
  • 1% I only took classes for new knowledge and don't plan on using studies here to advance my education or career.
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