Career Services

Career Podcasts & Video Resources

Interested in exploring career podcasts and videos?

Below are a collection of podcasts and videos ranging from interviews with professionals in various occupations, tutorials on a variety of career exploration resources, and career self-guided workshops; some of which provide students with access to career assessments through the online career search tool, EUREKA.

The videos have been arranged to follow the Career Services sections – EXPLORE, PREPARE, and LAUNCH

Pro Tip: In each section, the videos are listed in alphabetical order.

Please continue to check this page for new videos.

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Career Podcast
What to Be: From local inspirational people who really like their jobs!

What to Be is a  local radio show hosted by Your Future Is Our Business, a Santa Cruz non-profit which helps students explore careers. They interview and highlight the careers of inspirational people in Santa Cruz County and ask them to tell us what their job is really like, and how they got there! 

  • The show airs Sundays at 7pm 90.7fm KSQD Santa Cruz, or streamed online at ksqd.org. New episodes uploaded every week!

Pro Tip - there are over 100 interviews listed here and growing, so to group by Career Cluster and/or Industry, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Latest tracks by " What To Be." Enjoy!

Introduction

Candid Career provides video interviews of industry professionals sharing their unique advice and experiences to give students a glimpse of what the future might hold!  Videos are brief, between 1 and 5 minutes long.  There's something for everyone as videos assist students with major and career exploration, internships, job search, grad school questions, and professional development.

Students can view the videos in the Career Profiles series for informational interviews with professionals in hundreds of different fields. There are currently over 8,300 individual interviews that are being added to every year.  They can check out the Get Hired series for advice on resumes, interviewing, and business etiquette for landing jobs and internships.

Students can also use the search bar and search the videos by industry, occupation, college major, or career advice areas (resumes, interviewing, grad school). To access Candid Career, go to the Career Web Resources webpage, there you will find a direct link to Candid Career.

Video Tutorial

View the this short 3 minute introduction video for an overview of Candid Career

Closed Captioning

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Career Exploration

Candid Career

Introduction

Do you know your personality type and the careers that are the best match for your personality type? Complete the True Colors personality assessment and find out. To access EUREKA, go to the Career Web Resources webpage, there you will find a direct link to EUREKA (Site ID Code to create a EUREKA account is in the above video).

Self-Guided Video Workshop

Please watch the video above. It will help you to understand and explore your True Colors self-assessment results.

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Career and Personality Discovery - Using True Colors in EUREKA

Introduction

Career Coach lets you find regional labor market information, explore occupations/career options, review wage and employment projections, view related job postings, and find out what programs Cabrillo College offers that relates to your interest area(s). To access Career Coach, you can find a link on the Career Web Resources or EXPLORE webpages.

Video Tutorial

Please watch the following video for a quick tour through the various aspects of Career Coach in less than 4 minutes. 

Closed Captioning 

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Pro Tip

Use our Career Coach Worksheet. 📝

Career Coach Tutorial

Introduction

Interested in learning more about choosing a college major? The Choosing a College Major workshop will discuss important topics in choosing a college major and the different Cabrillo College resources that are available to you to help you explore and determine a college major.

Self-Guided Video Workshop

Please watch the video above for information and resources to help you determine a college major. 

Closed Captioning

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Choosing a College Major

Introduction

EUREKA is an online tool that can help you identify your skills, research careers, search for schools, link to job openings, and more. In this hands-on workshop students will create a FREE account and learn how to use this online database to explore careers and majors. To access EUREKA go to the Career Web Resources webpage (Site ID Code to create a EUREKA account is in the above video).

Self-Guided Video Workshop

Please watch the video above which serves as guide to help you explore and understand the online career tool EUREKA.

Closed Captioning

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Career Exploration (EXPLORE)

Online Career Search Using EUREKA Workshop

Introduction

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

Video Tutorial

Watch this short 2 minute video to see how you can use this site to find out useful information about your major.

Closed Captioning

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What I Can Do With This Major?

Career Readiness (PREPARE)
How to fill out common resume sections

LinkedIn: Creating Your Profile

Using LinkedIn Effectively

Introduction:

Learn more about the Internship/CWEE Program at Cabrillo. There are many benefits to participating in an internship:

  • Internships allow you to gain valuable hands on experience to help build your resume.
  • It is a great way to confirm if the career you have selected is a good fit for you and at the same time also allows you to determine if the field is not a good fit.
  • They provide you with opportunities to network and meet professionals in the industry you wish to join.
  • Oftentimes employers will hire their interns upon graduation.

Video Tutorial

Please watch the video above to learn more about prior Cabrillo internships and students experiences.

Closed Captioning

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Employment and Internships (LAUNCH)