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P: (310) 287-4266

P: (310) 848-7400 (text)

Andrea Rodriguez-Blanco, Job Placement & Cooperative Work Experience Coordinator


M - TH 9:00AM-3:00PM
F 8:30AM - 1:30PM


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magnifying class with suitcase in the middleCareer Exploration 


Enroll into the self-paced career exploration class!

Let us help you explore majors and careers, show you how to enhance your skills, teach you how to engage in new opportunities, and challenge you to excel as you move forward through Career Planning.

This self-paced course provides students with the basic information about the targeted industry and sectors they are focused on for their career; including essential facts, key institutions, history, career pathways and trends. This course provides students with the basic research and networking skills to become well-informed job seekers so they can effectively prepare for their career and become employed. 

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Topics include;

  • Explore careers:

I need a career. Where do I start…?

  • Take free career assessments:

It takes time to figure out who you are, what makes you tick, and what academic and career pursuits fit your personality, interests, values and skills. This self-paced course provides self-assessment tools to get you started.

  • Learn what careers are associated with your major:

GPS : Guided Pathways to Success

  • Understand how to select classes based on your major

Browse the Major Possibilities at WLAC.


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After completing the class meet with your corresponding counselor to:

  • Clarify your academic goal and choose your major
The Counseling Department at West Los Angeles College assists students in making decisions regarding educational, career, and personal concerns. Counseling is available for educational, transfer and career exploration. These services are provided for professional counselors through individual counseling, workshops and referrals to resources on and off campus.
An academic counseling session begins with educational goal-setting, exploring education options and opportunities, evaluating the student’s educational background, and providing the student with clear, concise, up-to-date educational information.
  • You must make an appointment to meet with our counselor

A counseling session will also assist individuals in selecting of appropriate programs of study relative to their chosen objectives. Individual student/counselor conferences are available by appointment. Counseling is available on a walk-in basis during registration only.

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