Community Connection

Career Appointments

Students may now schedule career sessions with our career navigator through Handshake.
To Access Handshake:

  • Log in to ACES
  • Select the Student Tab
  • Select the Handshake Logo (blue logo)

Visual Appointment Instructions 


Questions? Visit the Handshake Help Center
Career Exploration Resources

Career Exploration Resources

  • FOCUS - A self-paced, online career and education planning tool. Access the Focus 2 page to register. (Access Code: sacproud)
  • Career Coach - A user-friendly web-based tool, that provides real, local data about hiring trends, salary ranges, and the Alamo College programs. (Career Coach)
  • Career Finder -  Explore the 6 Alamo Institutes, plan your career path and find additional information on Admissions. (Career Finder)
  • iGrad -  Job search articles and resources (iGrad)
  • The O*NET OnLine program -  The database contains information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors! (O*NET OnLine)
  • The concept of experiential learning is rooted in learning through doing. It is through this practice that students get a better grasp of transitioning skills learned from the classroom to the career field. 

    Experiential Learning Types

    • Co-Curricular Learning 
      Activities related to course curriculum; ex. Public Speakers, Panels
    • Extra-Curricular 
      Activities that foster student involvement and strengthen the culture of the institution; ex. Clubs, Student Organization, Interest Group, Sports
    • Field Experience 
      Activities related to career application; ex. Internships, Practicums​, Job Shadowing
    • Service Learning/Community Service 
      Guided service activities related to instruction; ex. Food Pantry, Habit for Humanity


    Submission Process

    Employee – Initiated Process: FORM

    • Employees will just need to submit the experiential learning form (link provided) and submit a roster. Our staff will ensure students are awarded credit on their co-curricular transcript.

    Student-Initiated Process: FORM

    • Students will only need to complete the form and answer the reflection questions on the form to be awarded credit on their co-curricular transcript.

    Experiential Learning Funding Request: Form