Career Development

Career Development

Mission and Goals

The Career Development Center is a comprehensive career planning and employment services for Del Mar College students and alumni of all majors and classifications, providing one point of contact to expedite the recruiting efforts of companies and organizations. The Career Development Center supports the college's strategic planning process by improving job readiness and knowledge of services.

Whether you are a new, current student or alumni member, the Career Development Office is ready to help you plan for and achieve your career goals! Through individual appointments with professional staff, workshops, and special events you can make your dream a reality!

What's Available?

  • Hire Vikings - Exclusive Job Portal for DMC students and alumni
  • Individual appointments and weekly walk-in hours 
  • Assistance with résumé, cover letter and career information 
  • Workshops, job fairs, and special events
  • Online services for résumé posting and job search
  • Mock interviews for interview practice and critique
  • Career Kiosk (Harvin Building- Room 190) for work on résumés, cover letters and job search
  • Access to online resources for career search: Career Coach, Jung's Typology, O'Net, Bureau of Labor Statistic
  • Career Tools and Assessments

    Resources for Students

    • What is Career Development Department all about? Watch this video to find out. 
    • Choices 360 is an online interactive tool that students and alumni can use to explore careers, colleges, and majors, learn about financial aid, find scholarships, and much, much more! Use activation code TX01673 to create your free account.

      Logo for Choices 360

    • Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) launched Career Coach, an interactive labor market and career information tool available to the public through the WFSCB website. This tool provides current employment trends, wages, and job postings by occupation for the Coastal Bend region. It also assists undecided students and job seekers with career assessments and a helpful resume writer, complete with marketable skills descriptions.

      Logo - Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend, Career Coach

    • The Career Kiosk (located next to the bookstore on the East campus) is a one-stop shop for your career needs making it an essential part of the Del Mar College community. These centers are designed for the initial career readiness steps and also offers access to career related search by providing mobile learning spaces, touchscreen computers, tablets, career literacy material, and career software programs.
    • The Hire ME Handbook has the essentials needed to create a successful résumé, have a flawless interview, and job fair success! Email careerdev@delmar.edu for more information.

    Career Tools

  • Job Boards

    Need Employment?

    Career Development offers a job portal (Hire Vikings) that is exclusive to Del Mar College students and alumni seeking an off-campus job, on-campus job, or internships:

    For all other inquiries or questions, please contact the Career Development team at 361-698-2467 or email careerdev@delmar.edu for additional assistance.

    ON-CAMPUS EMPLOYMENT 

    To get an on-campus job in conjunction with Financial Aid, please contact that office at (361) 698-1293. The Hire VIKINGS job portal is a free job posting service available to you 24 hours a day. You can review these current employment opportunities by following instructions provided on the job portal site. 

    SMALL BUSINESS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM 

    The Del Mar College Small Business Internship Program is an opportunity for small businesses in Corpus Christi to grow with the assistance of highly-trained intern students to meet their specific business’ needs. It is a partnership with small business employers who can offer intern students productive and meaningful work assignments with a learning component related to their major. Please contact The Office of Student Leadership & Campus Life Blanca Canales at 361-698-1281 or email bcanales2@delmar.edu.

    Online Job Boards

Staff

Fernando Garza M.A.Fernando Garza
Career Counselor
361-698-1916
fgarza@delmar.edu
East Campus, St. Clair 116E
Mon-Tue 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed 7:30 am - 2 pm

Cecilia GamboaCecilia Gamboa
Career Specialist
361-698-2687
cgamboa@delmar.edu
West Campus, HS3 Room 136
Tue-Thu 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Dayna WorchelDayna Worchel
Office Assistant
361-698-2317
dworchel@delmar.edu
Harvin Center
Career Kiosk - 190

Page last updated December 4, 2018.

Contact Information

Career Development
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX
careerdev@delmar.edu
(361) 698-2317

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