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College/Career Center

The College and Career Center provides many resources and services for students to discover their dreams and plans for their future. Students will have the opportunity to search for scholarships, prepare for college, SAT/ACT Information and Preparation, and the following:

  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • FAFSA/CA Dream Act
  • Cal Grant Assistance
  • Work Permits
  • College Presentations
  • Fieldtrips to various colleges and programs : Black College Expo, Career & College Exploration Night
  • Trade School and Apprenticeship information
  • Career and College Resources
  • One-on-one Scholarship Application Assistance/Preparation
  • Selective Service Information
  • Career Programs : (LAMP program, Pacific Gateway)
  • All services available for Spanish speakers

Services include the following Post-secondary options:

College Advisors:

  • USC College Advisors (full-time) Monday- Friday 8am-4pm
    • Nancy Escobar
    • Evelyn Marquez
  • ETS (Educational Talent Search) CSULB –
    • Cindy Contreras – Tuesday 8am-4pm/ Thursday, 8am-4pm/Friday 12pm-4pm
  • EAOP (Early Academic Opportunities Program)
  • Cal-SOAP (California Student Opportunity and Access Program)-CSULB
    • Adviser TBA
  • Upward Bound Program (CSULB)
  • Upward Bound Program-(LBCC)
  • Cabrillo High School College and Career Center Youth Employment Network
  • College Student Aid
    • Serena Ruiz, - Tuesday-Thursday 12:30pm-3:30pm
  • Long Beach City College Matriculation Office
    • Karina Rubio– Outreach & Recruitment Specialist Wednesdays 9am-1:45am

USC College Advisors offer the following:

  • One-on-one college advising
  • FAFSA & DREAM ACT assistance
  • College Application workshops
  • Personal Insight Question Workshops
  • SAT Preparation
  • Community College Transfer options

Upward Bound Programs Offer the following workshops:

  • A-G Track Classes
  • Career Assessments
  • Career Exploration
  • Conflict Resolution
  • SAT/ACT Preparation
  • Study Skills
  • Study Skills

Academic and College Enrichment Planning:

  • College trips provided throughout the academic year
  • College Fairs and College Tours
  • After school and Saturday tutorial Sessions

Youth Employment Network:

  • Job Search Assistance
  • Job Development
  • Job Board
  • Resume Writing Workshops
  • One-on-one Resume development
  • Job Placement/Part-time
  • Internship Development
  • Classroom presentations
  • Pre-employment Work Maturity Skills training
  • Interviewing Techniques/One-on-one
  • Paid on the Job Training

College and Career Center

Phone: 562-997-8000 Ext. 7669

Location: Room 701

College/Career Center

Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00AM-3:30PM

FAX: (562) 951-0101