Career Center

In cooperation with instructors and employers, we support Chemeketa students and alumni through all stages of their career development. We assist with job search skills and strategies that enhance workforce readiness through collaborative partnerships which promote student success.

Report a Hire

Did you receive a job after getting help from the Career Center? Let us know. Tracking hires helps keep our services available to students/alumni.

Salem Campus

Monday–Friday. 8 am to 5 pm

Building 2, Room 115

E-mail or call 503.399.5026

Yamhill Valley Campus

List of Hours and Services

Building 1, Main Lobby

E-mail or call 503.472.9482

Career Services

We connect Chemeketa students & alumni with employers and the opportunities they offer.

Students

Get help finding a job now or after you graduate - utilize our free services:

Employers
  • Advertise your jobs or internships for students and alumni via CareerLink
  • Get involved in recruitment activities on campus
  • Shape your future employees by participating in campus programs
Faculty

Contact us
503.399.5026
E-mail

Cooperative Work Experience

Cooperative Work Experience (CWE) is a program that places students in workplace internships to earn academic credit. You must be at least in the second year of a Chemeketa academic or vocational program. Internships consist of anywhere from 33 to 363 hours in the workplace over the course of one term.

Contact CWE
503.399.5028
E-mail

Occupational Skills Training

Occupational Skills Training (OST) is an effective, economical program that helps individuals prepare for successful employment. OST is approved for dislocated workers, disabled veterans (Chapter 31), and state vocational rehabilitation and workers' compensation clients.

  • Gain work experience and references
  • Training targeting skills needed for employment in nearly every industry
  • Learn job skills on a work site rather than in a classroom setting
  • Flexible and individualized approach to training
  • Earn college credits and a certificate of completion from Chemeketa Community College when you complete your training plan
  • Open-entry program—start any time of the year
  • Available statewide to distance learners

Contact OST
503.399.7398
E-mail