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College of San Mateo (CSM)., Career Services Center


College of San Mateo (CSM)., Career Services Center

San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD)

Offers career planning information and guidance, job counseling and placement services to students and the public.


Offers a variety of services and programs to students and the community in career exploration and job search. The center has a collection of books, pamphlets, videos and cassettes on a wide variety of occupations as well as on-line access to the Eureka Career Series. The public is also invited to use CSM JobLinks to access work listings and the Internet for career searches. Sponsors special career fairs and employment programs during the year and offers a course (CRER 127) as well as other services in job hunting techniques. An open-entry career exploration course (CRER 126) consists of a variety of personality, skills, interests and values tests that may be completed at the student's own pace. Individual career counseling is available by appointment.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops on campus.
1700 W Hillsdale Blvd., Bldg. 1, Room 215, San Mateo, CA 94402 37.5350511 -122.335123 Education

Service Options

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Elevator
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



None for counseling or informational assistance. Minimal fee for some career inventories, others are free. Registration in career classes is $20 a unit, plus $14 health fee.


Students, persons interested in a career change, and working individuals who want to develop new job skills, including re-entry adults, entry-level applicants



How to Apply:

Apply by phone or email for counseling services/workshops.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Marin County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County