• 09-17-2010 -- CCAC launches free online Job Placement Assistance Program

    PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) is introducing a new online Job Placement Assistance program this fall for all residents of southwestern Pennsylvania interested in obtaining or changing jobs.  CCAC is providing this program as a free service to the community.

    Residents who may be interested will be able to find solutions online to help them build job searching skills, discover a new career path and identify job prospects.  The program services can be found at www.ccac.edu, where individuals will find the CCAC Job Search Manual and receive more information about jobs, careers and searching strategies.  They will be able to review sample interview questions and find links to other search engines that provide local job postings. 

    Those that find this program useful may also prepare and upload a resume online and search through job postings from local employers by creating an account at CCAC College Central.  Please visit www.collegecentral.com/ccac to sign up.

    For further information, please contact the Career Services department at any of the four CCAC campuses:

    Allegheny Campus                                                   
    808 Ridge Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212

    Boyce Campus
    595 Beatty Road
    Monroeville, PA 15146

    North Campus
    8701 Perry Highway
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237

    South Campus
    1750 Clairton Road
    West Mifflin, PA 15122


    About CCAC
    The Community College of Allegheny County is the largest institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The college serves 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning non-credit and workforce development courses to 35,000 students annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region's residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.