It's time! All that hard work you completed to prepare for a job or internship is ready for action! Here are resources to help you find positions that are right for you, including listings, search tips, student employment opportunities at OCC and the OCC Internship Academy.

Job/internship Listings

OCC Online Job Portal

Pirate Job Lookout is an online job and internship board with listings from local employers and businesses.  OCC students have full access to this online job/internship portal after completing the account registration and verification process. Create an account at:

Visit Pirate Job Lookout


Additional Job/Internship Websites

  • Job Fair Directory – The largest job and hiring event calendar in the U.S.

  • Google Jobs – Google a type of job or internship you are seeking and where (e.g. "Software Engineering Internship in Costa Mesa, CA") then click on the blue area that says "Jobs," which will open up Google Jobs and gather positions from all over the internet. 

  • General job/internship boards:

  • Volunteering / Shadowing / Other

    • VolunteerMatch – Volunteer opportunities across numerous “causes” such as Youth, Hunger, Homelessness, Animals, Environment, Health & Medicine, and more.
    • WorkAway – Cultural exchanges, working vacations, and volunteering around the world.
    • Pre-Health Shadowing – Satisfy your shadowing requirements for health programs while learning about numerous health professions.
    • Apprenticeships – Industry-driven, high-quality career pathways that offer paid work experience, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognize credential.


The Coast Community College District, Orange Coast College and the Career Center make no representation or warranty as to the legitimacy or accuracy of the individuals, firms or businesses which seek to employ or procure individuals for possible employment through the Career Center. Job seekers are encouraged to explore the backgrounds of these outside entities they seek to interview for potential employment.

Orange Coast College and the Career Center make no representation or warranty as to the workplace environment of any prospective employers posting advertisements within the Career Center. Job seekers applying for employment opportunities with these outside entities due so at their sole risk and hold the Career Center, Orange Coast College and Coast Community College District harmless for any damages which may arise from employment with these outside employers.

All employer registration and jobs are subject to approval by the Career Center office.

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