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College of Marin, Job Placement

Mission Statement

The Job Placement Center provides employment resources for employers, students and the Marin Community.

The College of Marin’s Job Placement Center was established in 1926 to offer students, alumni and community members resources for finding temporary, part-time and full time jobs in Marin County.

Our Services

College of Marin’s Free Online Job Search Manager – NACElink powered by Symplicity

College of Marin’s free service together with the NACElink Network, one of the largest recruiting networks of colleges and career centers, provides local, national and international employment opportunities. Once registered, students and alumni may view local, national and international job opportunities.

College of Marin reserves the right to edit job postings without notice, to meet our guidelines or to remove inappropriate questions and/or language.


The College of Marin offers, through our free job search manager, the ability to post positions and view potential employee’s resumes. This online job search is available from any computer with internet access 24/hours a day, 7 days a week. Your position can be posted and you may view resumes of potential applicants. 

The Center now offers interactive features for filling out the Student Employment Job Order Form (download PDF) which can be posted directly into our binders.

Login instruction for employers

  1. Log on to
  2. Click on the link "For Employers"
  3. You may use the ‘Registration and Post’ tab on top of page.
  4. Fill out the registration online form, and submit

When you submit your registration, it comes to us for approval. We will review it and send you a confirming email. We are unable to process any submissions made after office hours or on weekends. Submissions during these time periods will be processed the following business day. Once you complete your registration and posting, our students can log on and view your positions.

Please advise us when you hire College of Marin's students or former students. It is statistical data which keeps our free service up and running.

Students, Alumni, and Community Members
The NACElink service makes available 24/hours a day, 7 days a week the opportunity to view current positions offered by local, national and international employers. You may also post a resume and have emails sent to you regarding your position of interest.

  • Register and view current job postings provided by local employers from any computer
  • View national and international positions
  • Receive e-mail notifications via the Search Agent regarding active job positions based on skills and job goals
  • Post and update a resume
  • Allow potential employers to view your resume
  • Receive notification of on-campus career fairs

Login instruction for students, alumni, and community members

  1. Log on to
  2. Click on the link "For Student/alumni"
  3. Click on the "Register" tab; fill in the online form, and submit
  4. Once you receive your email confirmation, return to the Web site and sign in with the username and password you created.

Once you are registered in the system, you can use the Search Agent to have new job postings sent to your email address.
Step 1: Click on “Job Tab”
Step 2: Click on CSM Job
Step 3: “Job Postings” will pop up with the “Search Agent” tab

Now you are able to register and receive email notifications of new job postings in your choosen occupations.

Resume Review for students, alumni and community members, by appointment only! (415) 485-9410.



-This service is offered to employers to present employment options to College of Marin Community IN PERSON!

  1. Wednesday 11/05/14 - 11 am - 2 pm - the Student Services Lobby - Kentfield - The Gap was oncampus!
  2. The Gap retail clothing store was oncampus in the lobby of the Student Services Building to present employment opportunities during the Holiday Season and beyond!

20 employes will be hired for the 2014 Holiday Season!  Apply today at (Requisition#134878)


  1. Wednesday 11/19/14 - 11 am - 2 pm - the Student Services Lobby - Kentfield - Pressed Juicery was on campus!


the Gap

The Gap






Student Services


Job Reader Board and Resource Binders  

Do you need a part-time or short term job to pay for an extra expense? The Job Placement Center provides an additional service of the Reader Board and binders – positions in accounting, office support, computers, finance, and other careers such as health, childcare, restaurant, retail, as well as short-term casual labor. The office also has listings for internships (paid & unpaid) and seasonal work.

Stop by the Job Placement Center where current employment is posted and updated daily. Both are located outside the Job Placement Center office at Student Services Building, room 206.

For employer:
Click here to download Student Employment Job Order form.

Student Housing Reader Board

Are you looking for a roommate? Do you need to rent out your home or apartment? We have a housing board where you can post your needs for free. Stop by the Job Placement office and ask for a roommate needed form or a for rent form. If you are looking for a new place to live, please visit our office and read the postings on the housing board.

Click here to download Student Housing Intake Form

EAH HOUSING Resource Sheet is available for viewing outside the Job Placement Center, Room 206, during office hours. This Resource Sheet is specifically for low income and disabled individuals.

 * * Public Housing Waitlist. Applications can be downloaded from their website at or picked up at their offices at Marin Housing, 4020 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael, or at Marin Housing at 429 Drake Avenue, Marin City. For more information you may wish to visit the website at or call the Waiting List Hotline at 415-446-7054. * *



Newsletter May 2013

Job Fairs on Campus

Twice a year the Job Placement Center sponsors seasonal job fairs for students, alumni and community members to meet the employers directly. These are networking opportunities. We invite and encourage potential employees to attend with resumes in hand, dressed for success.  This is also a opportunity to obtain on-the-spot job interviews with future employers.

Testimonial and success stories

Date/time/location Participants

2014 Annual Fall Career Fair









Wednesday, October 22, 2014
11 a.m. to 3 p.m .
Kentfield Campus
Student Services Building
First Floor (ADA compliant)


  • Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Big Five Sporting Goods
  • Bay Club of Marin (childcare)
  • Career Strategies, Inc.
  • College of Marin Police Dept.
  • California Highway Patrol
  • Career Strategies, Inc.
  • Eddie Bauer
  • JMD Financial Partners, LLC
  • Macy's
  • Marin County Office of Education
  • Marinwood Community Services District
  • Nelson Staffing
  • Old Navy
  • Orchard Supply Hardware
  • Outback Steak House
  • Pathway to Choices
  • Peets Coffee & Tea
  • Professional Healthcare at Home
  • Primerica Financial Services
  • Primetime Nutrition
  • Redwood Credit Union
  • Rustic Bakery
  • Sensible Sitters
  • Target
  • The Hertz Corporation
  • Viva el Espanol
  • Windchime of Marin
  • Woodlands Market
  • Whistlestop
  • US Army & Army Reserves
  • US Marine Corps
  • Viva el Espanol
  • Santa Rosa Police Department
  • Westamerica Bank


  • After College
  • American Red Cross
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Redwood Community Health/Covered California
  • Downtown Streets Team
  • YWCA
  • Veterans Employment, EDD - State of California
  • Associated Students of Veterans - College of Marin
  • Dress for Success/Haven O'Halloran


The Annual Healthcare/Dental Career Fair

Skilled nursing facilities, home healthcare providers, hospitals, dentists and dental labs from the Bay Area will be available to take applications for employment.

Also attending are universities presenting transfer opportunities in the healthcare field. This is an excellent opportunity for nurses, CNAs, RDA, dental assistants and homecare employees to network.


  • Dress professionally, as if you are going on a job interview, to make a positive first impression.
  • Suits are best to wear:
  • Black, brown, charcoal. gray or navy
  • Pressed shirt/blouse and pants/skirt

Men - Ties are a nice addition and should complement the outfit, not overwhelm with loud colors or cartoon characters.

Ladies - Skirts should be longer than finger tips when standing. High heels should be no more than 2 inches.

Everyone - Closed toe shoes are a must, make sure you wear comfortable shoes, as you will be walking and standing for some time.

  • No gum. Bring breath mints and consume these before meeting with recuiters.


  • 25 clean copies of your resume on quality bond paper to hand out. However, don't be alarmed if some recuiters refer you to their website to apply online.
  • A portfolio/briefcase to hold the resumes, a legal pad, and a quality pen to write down contacts and notes from each encounter.
  • A business/networking card to distribute to employers.


  • Decide on a plan and some goals for the career day; what do you hope to get out of it and how can you make the most effective use of your time?
  • Check our website often for an updated list of employers attending. Identify those you are interested in and check their websites to do some basic research on the companies planning to recruit in your major specifically, sometimes there are "hidden" opportunities if you ask.
  • Prepare a one-minute "commercial" that introduces yourself, telling the employer a little about your professional qualifications, and why you are interested in exploring a career with them.
  • Practice the "commercial" a head of time, and the questions you would like to ask the employers.
  • Dress and act professionally.
  • At the event, review the list of attending companies so you can organize your time efficiently. 
  • Show interest and enthusiasm by smiling and speaking clearly. Provide recuiters with a firm handshake.

April 28, 2014 - 10 am - 2 pm
Kentfield Campus
Student Services Building
First Floor (ADA compliant)




  • ABLE
  • Hired Hands Homecare
  • IHSS PUBLIC Authority of Marin
  • Irish Help At Home


  • Gila C. Dorostkar, DDS – PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
  • Gorton & Schmohl Orthodonics
  • Patti Ehsan, DDS
  • Petaluma Health Center


  • Seniors at Home
  • Rotocare, San Rafael
  • Kaiser Permante/Marin-Sonoma
  • US Army
  • Professional Healthcare at Home
  • Alameda Health System
  • Marin County Office of Education
  • Marin General
  • Senior Assistance USA
  • Healthcare Advocates
  • Hospice By the Bay
  • Golden Gate Urgent Care – San Francisco
  • San Rafael Healthcare and Wellness 


  • Upwardly Global
  • US Marines Corp - Educational Opportunities

Veterans/Armed Forces Career and General Resorces



Job Links For Veterans


Career Related Web Sites for Additional Opportunties

Retirement Jobs

  • Retirement Jobs - Free service that allows you to search for opportunities with thousands of employers nationwide. reviews and certifies companies that have age-friendly hiring practices.

Local Positions

Healthcare Positions

  • Weatherby Healthcare - Career search for new graduates and healthcare professionals
  • eMedical Assistants - Information on Medical Assisting scholarships, careers, training programs, certification and National school ratings
  • Technology Professionals
  • Dice - Job search for technology professionals
  • IT Career Paths - Information for job seekers in the IT/Tech realm

Engineering Positions

  • Engineer Jobs - Lists many engineering roles in different sectors in the UK and abroad
  • Job a lot
  • Educating Engineers - Detailed information about specific engineering specialties and educational opportunities

Legal Networking

Fire Science


  • Care - Part-time work as a babysitter, nanny, tutor or other caregiver employment opportunity

Food Services

Bilingual Positions

  • Just Jobs - Career lessons, job search guide, leading job board for Hispanics and bilinguals
  • ESL 101 - A resource for a career in teaching English as a Second Language




Read and Follow Directions

Does the application call for a writing sample or salary history? Are you being instructed to mail all materials by a certain date? Were you asked to fax a resume? Job advertisements mention specific directions for a reason - follow them.

Communication Skills
A good communicator possesses outstanding written and oral skills, and knows how to use them effectively.

Employers prefer hiring someone who can demonstrate their ability to quickly identify a problem or need.

Enthusiasm is attractive to employers. Show your enthusiasm!

Demonstrate your uncompromising integrity, professional ethics and personal morals.

Contact Us

Office hours Mon Tue wed thu fri Location

10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



11 a.m. - 7 p.m.





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Student Services Building, Room 206
Kentfield Campus
Tel (415) 485.9410
Fax (415) 457.3896

Building 27, Room 103
Indian Valley Campus


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Job Placement and Housing Center webpage
Technical Contact Carol Lynn Perez, Job Placement Technician, 415.485.9410
Content Responsible: Derek Levy, Dean of Student Success