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3 College Sophomore

Career Services: I can not comment too much on this because I think they have better services then what I encountered, The general career services center wasn't much help when I went in, they just handed me a piece of paper with potential interns for my major and that was it.

I have been told that some of career services groups for clubs like the latin american club is amazing and you can actually join it no matter what race you are but I found out too late to try it out.

The only good thing is the internship fair they hold every spring and I managed to find myself an intern through that.

3 College Junior

Career Services: The school offers a variety of jobs for students at Santa Monica College.

3 College Sophomore

Career Services: It takes too long to actually get in the office and they dont act as if they even care about your problems

3 College Sophomore

Career Services: My school does not provide post-grad courses at all.

5 College Freshman

Career Services: Counselors are very helpful and they work with students until they achieve their goals.


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Santa Monica College has advisers for pretty much everything. Advisers can take you through the process of picking a major that's connected to a career you are interested in, and then they can help you find opportunities to volunteer or intern in your chosen field. They can also help you find work through workshops and campus events, like career fairs where potential employees come interview students on campus.

SMC has resume-writing services that help students learn how to perfect their job applications. Career services also include interview tips and assessment tests to match you with potential jobs.

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Alumni Services
Alumni events include workshops, homecoming, and many other opportunities.
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Did You Know?
SMC offers a ton of different volunteer and intern opportunities in lots of different career areas. You can start gathering valuable expereince in your dream job while going to school!

Student Polls

Have you been able to transfer credits to other schools?    Based on 189 responses

  • 29% Yes, I transferred credits to other schools successfully and easily.
  • 4% 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.
  • 52% No, I haven't transferred credits to other schools, but I want to.
  • 4% 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 192 responses

  • 77% I plan to transfer to another school to complete my degree.
  • 18% 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.
  • 0% 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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