The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Take an interests inventory and talk with a career counselor:
Search for job postings available to CCAC students and
graduates: Job Placement & Career Services
Explore careers and the CCAC programs that prepare students for
the workforce: CCAC Career Coach - This new database allows students
to contextualize careers with real-time labor market data for the
Southwestern Pennsylvania region and connect those careers back to
credentials that can be earned at CCAC.
PACareerZone - Allows students to do an online career interest assessment,
provides links to important career resources and also has great
Getting Them There - Website
focuses on getting students to college by providing free
downloadable resources. Students, parents and educators will find
this website invaluable as a single source of resources and links
designed to help get Pennsylvania students to postsecondary
Career Education & Work Standards Toolkit -
An electronic toolkit that provides resources, references,
crosswalks and other tools to assist elementary, middle and high
schools students, teachers and administrators with Pennsylvania
Career Education and Work Standards.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook-
Profiles hundreds of occupations and describes what they do, the
work environment, skills needed, pay and more. Each profile also
includes employment projections.
O*NET OnLine - Detailed
descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers.
Information includes the tasks performed on a job, the education
required, and links to many other online resources.