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Effective August 12, 2021: All Phoenix College employees, students, and visitors are required to wear masks while inside on campus. If you are not feeling well, please do not come to campus. Student services are available remotely, online, and in person. Maricopa Coronavirus Website  |  Need Help?  | Remote Services & Support  | Library

Student Resources

Job Search Resources

Pipeline AZ
Find job search Information on different occupations, education and training needed, earnings, future outlook, etc. 

Goodwill of Arizona
Career Services is partnering with Goodwill in utilizing Career Advisor

  • AZ Office of Employment & Population - Arizona State Government labor market information. Explore the local area for occupations, wages, industries, statistics, forecasts, economy. 
  • Career InfoNet - Listing of fastest growing occupations and with the most openings - projected to 2018
  • Career One Stop - Employment information, inspiration and tools to manage your career; sponsored by US Dept of Labor
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on specific occupations and job outlook provided by the Bureau of Labor
  • Phoenix Business Journal Book of Lists - Lists of top employers from selected industries including web sites and contact information.  Research local employers for career planning and interviewing.


For off-campus access, provide your MEID and PIN (last 4 digits of your phone number) or Blackboard credentials.

Job Search Tips

  • Career Fairs - Career Fair Tips [Download  ]
  • Career Tipster - Online Job Search Resource & Social Media Networking & Tools
  • The Riley Guide - How to use the internet to best advantage with a directory of employment and career information sources and services. Includes many sites for categories like: How to Job Search, Before You Search, Handling a Job Loss, Network, Interview and Negotiate. 
  • - See what real jobs are paying.

If you have been awarded Financial Aid and approved to work on campus as a FWS employee, please complete the following:

  1. Attend a Virtual Orientation with a Career Service Specialist held every Tuesdays & Thursdays at 12:00pm at
  2. View available positions on Maricopa Career Link (MCL) at  and PipelineAZ - at (you must register with a userid and password for these sites)

Student Career Experience Program  provides work-study partnerships between students, educational institutions, and other Federal agencies. 

The Student Career Experience Program attracts diverse and talented students with critical workforce skills.

If you are interested in applying for a SCEP or STEP position in Arizona, please mail your resume to:

DOI Bureau of Land Management
Arizona State Office - HR AZ 953
Attn: SEEP Coordinator
1 N. Central Ave. Suite 800
Phoenix, AZ 85004-4427

For other states, please contact program coordinators in the individual states.

Student Educational Employment Program provides relevant job experiences.  Read the FAQ's to learn about the program requirements and benefits.

LINKAGES - Their mission is to contribute to making the communities of Arizona more productive by increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.  Job search by keyword, category, location, etc.  News articles.

AbilityLinks - A web-based community where job seekers with disabilities, inclusive employers and service providers meet and gain access to valuable networking opportunities.

Untapped Arizona - Check  for upcoming Job Fairs. An employer network of organizations partnering together in an effort to support Arizona businesses in meeting their workforce needs by employing individuals with disabilities.  

ODEP - Office of Disability Employment Policy from the US Department of Labor.  "A world in which people with disabilities have unlimited employment possibilities".

JAN - Job Accommodation Network.  For questions about workplace accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation. 

ABIL - Arizona Bridge to Independent Living.  Their employment services include job postings and information about the "Ticket to Work" program available to persons receiving SSI or SSDI.  ABIL coordinates the Arizona Freedom to Work Statewide Work Incentives Planning and Assistance Program (funded by the Social Security Administration and the US Department of Education and Rehabilitation Services).

Internships - Great internship opportunities for people with disabilities, from  

ENTRY POINT! - Program offering outstanding internship opportunities for students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business.

Different types of background checks or certifications may be required, depending on the job:

O*Net Profiler

  • Based on John Holland's RIASEC codes, Interest Profiler career assessment tool. 
  • The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do.
  • The O*NET Interest Profiler helps you decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore.



Arizona Career Information System 

Explore interests, careers, schools, programs and majors.
Contact Career Services to receive User Name and Password. 


Jung Typology Test

 Use questionnaire to learn about your personality, strengths, and preferences.

Kiersey Temperament Sorter (KTS-II)

A powerful 70 question assessment that helps you discover your personality type and related career choices.


A volunteer organization dedicated to assisting entrepreneurs in developing tools and plans to navigate their way to small business success, at no cost. They are a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and have been mentoring for more than forty years.  SCORE also provides local workshops and events to connect small business owners with the people and information they need, as well as online workshops available 24/7.


United States Economic Development Administration:  A bureau within the US Department of Commerce, their mission is to assist economic development by promoting innovation and competitiveness (entrepreneurship).  EDA encourages programs that promote job growth and business expansion in today's technologies and in discovering tomorrows.  News, program and funding opportunities, resources. 

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) dedicates itself to providing support to small businesses across the nation. SBA helps businesses through what they call the “3 C’s” :

  • Capital: They work with about 5,000 banks to provide SBA loans to deserving small businesses.
  • Contracts: They work to ensure that 23% of federal contract dollars go to small businesses.
  • Counseling: 14,000 SBA-affiliated counselors are ready when you need small business guidance  

"Entrepreneurs have led the US out of every recession in the last 100 years"

  • Information on "Startup America Partnership"
  • International entrepreneurial events
  • Entrepreneurship law
  • Government policy dialogue on entrepreneurship

Video Courses   Free entrepreneurship video courses and lectures from leading university professors.