SKC Career Services

From exploring potential career paths to landing your dream job - we are here to help you every step of the way!

News and upcoming events

Welcome back!

We are excited you are here and are looking forward to assisting you on your career journey! Career Services is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. We are located in RDIII room 135.  Please come stop by to say hello and introduce yourself or make an appointment if you would like to have a longer conversation about career planning, resumes, cover letters, interview skills, or student employment and internships.

Student employment

All SKC student positions for the 2021-2022 academic year have been posted on Handshake. Please see the Student Employment and Internships section of this website for more information about the different opportunities. Ready to apply? Please complete the Student Employment Application Request form to get started. Please note that the positions are open until filed, so apply as soon as possible!

On-campus recruiting

Is your organization interested in recruiting on the SKC campus? Please submit the SKC On-campus Recruitment Request to get started. Please visit the Employers page if you are interested in hosting an intern or sharing job and internship opportunities with our students.

“It's not what you achieve, it's what you overcome. That's what defines your career."

-Carlton Fisk

Find a major that is right for you!

Complete a 15-minute assessment to receive a list of best-fit majors at Salish Kootenai College based on your academic aptitude and interests.

Please visit the Career Exploration and Planning page for more career exploration and planning tools.

Explore Careers and Plan your Journey

Identify your interests, skills, and values and explore occupations and career paths that match your strengths and goals. Find the right degree or certificate program, compare schools that offer them, and search for scholarships.

To create your account, enter the username "skcollege" and password "plan7ing". Once you are in the system, create your own personal username and password for future use.

Please visit the Career Exploration and Planning page for more career exploration and planning tools.

SKC's student job board

Looking for an internship, fellowship, and/or a work-study, seasonal, part-time, or full-time job? Log in to Handshake to see and apply for one of the hundreds of on-campus, local, regional, and national opportunities hand-selected for our students! Register or log in with your SKC student email address to get started.

Please visit the Student Employment and Internships page for more information about student employment opportunities at SKC.

Ace your interview!

Are you preparing for a graduate school, internship, or job interview? Big Interview is a proven step-by-step system that combines expert video lessons and interactive practice tools designed to help you ace your interview and land your dream position. Register or log in with your SKC student email address to get started.

Please visit the Career Preparation and Job Search Resources page for more career preparation and job search resources and links.

We are Here to Help!

We are here to help you with career planning, resumes, cover letters,  job search, applications, interview preparation, and more! Please use the appointment feature on Handshake or contact us to schedule a one-on-one session.

Contact Career Services

Eva Oruste
Director of Career Services
Robert Depoe III Building 135


About Career Services

SKC Career Services is committed to providing comprehensive services that will empower students to identify and attain their educational and career goals.

Career Services assists students with career planning, gaining hands-on work experiences during their studies, preparing for employment, networking with potential employers, searching for jobs, writing cover letters and resumes, and developing interview skills. We offer online career preparation tools as well as one-on-one assistance. Career Services manages paid internship and Federal Work-Study programs and hosts career events, workshops, and presentations by organizations seeking to hire our graduates. All services are available to SKC students and alumni at no cost.