The CDO is open for in-person and virtual appointments during Summer Break. Schedule an appointment today.

Career Resources

The CDO has a variety of subscriptions & resources to help navigate your career exploration throughout and after your time at Pomona College.

Create a Cover Letter / Resume

Whether you have been working on your résumé, cover letter and references long before Pomona College, or this is your first time even thinking about how to put those materials together, we have what you need!

Prepare for an Interview

Congratulations on landing an interview! Let’s get you prepared.

Negotiate an Offer

Use this community to review tips and tricks proven to provide the best tools when negotiating an offer!

Expand Your Network

A resource for Alums and Students alike, Sagehen Connect provides access to the official Pomona College alumni directory to connect with Sagehen Alums. New features include desktop and mobile versions, updated privacy settings, Sage Coaching and more.

Find Funding Opportunities

The Career Development Office offers guidance on every part of the process, from finding competitive scholarships and fellowships to assisting students with compiling and submitting applications.

Beware of Recruiting Scams

As if job searching isn’t stressful enough, you should be aware of false advertising during the job search. Here are tips on how to avoid common pitfalls as well as resources in case you think an opportunity is fake or fraudulent.

Subscription Sites and Websites for Career Readiness

Big Interview

Big Interview provides students with AI-based virtual practice interview tools, how-to videos, and tips to boost self-confidence, negotiation skills, and overall interview readiness.

Firsthand (Vault)

Firsthand/Vault provides detailed information on nearly 5,000 companies in more than 120 industries. Vault also provides extensive information on more than 840 professions. This includes education requirements, skill requirements, salaries, advancement prospects, and more. Find resources such as

Candid Career

Candid Career is a fun and efficient way to explore careers! Similar in nature to YouTube, hear what Pomona College alumni and others have to say about various career fields and issues.

Goin Global

Interested in a career abroad? Are you an international student in need of guidance? Then GoinGlobal could be just the resource for you! 

Handshake

Handshake uses cutting edge technology to help you more easily connect with employers and source jobs and internships, event information, and schedule appointments with the Career Development team.

Immigrants Rising

Immigrants Rising transforms individuals and fuels broader changes. With resources and support, undocumented young people are able to get an education, pursue careers, and build a brighter future for themselves and their community.

What Can I Do With this Major?

Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers.

Interstride

Interstride is a one-stop shop that empowers international students to reach their career goals. By providing opportunities, visa and immigration support, networking, webinars and workshops, as well as productivity resources, Interstride connects international students with critical supports for success.

Handshake

Handshake uses cutting edge technology to help you more easily connect with employers and source jobs and internships, event information, and schedule appointments with the Career Development team.

Immigrants Rising

Immigrants Rising transforms individuals and fuels broader changes. With resources and support, undocumented young people are able to get an education, pursue careers, and build a brighter future for themselves and their community.

What Can I Do With this Major?

Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers.

Interstride

Interstride is a one-stop shop that empowers international students to reach their career goals. By providing opportunities, visa and immigration support, networking, webinars and workshops, as well as productivity resources, Interstride connects international students with critical supports for success.

Vault

Career that guides offer industry insights into what it takes to land your dream job in your chosen profession.

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Career Resources

Contact & Location

Phone
(909) 621-8144
Address

Alexander Hall
550 N. College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Students and Alumni are encouraged to use the CDO during the summer. We are open for both in-person and virtual appointments.

The CDO is closed from 12-1pm daily.