All Job Development appointments have transitioned into a virtual environment. Zoom meetings are preferred. You must log-in from a computer, laptop, or tablet with a microphone and webcam to optimize your virtual appointment. Your smartphone is also an option. After you schedule your appointment, you will receive a link with steps on how to log-in and "meet" with your Job Developer. To make an appointment:
The Student Employment Department, located in FACE 16, serves Bakersfield College students, graduates and alumni with employment resources for on and off campus opportunities.
For those who are not sure what kind of employment to seek, career counseling is offered through the Bakersfield College Counseling and Advising Department. To make an appointment and find additional resources, visit the Career Counseling page.
Students looking for employment should follow these steps:
For best results with Jobspeaker, use Google Chrome as your browser.
At this time, the hiring process for Student Employees has been temporarily postponed. If you have been offered a job and completed paperwork, but have not received HR clearance and a start date from your supervisor, please check with your supervisor as your position could be on a temporary hold. Students seeking employment on-campus can continue to apply for jobs through Jobspeaker, but can anticipate a delay in the process. Should you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Bakersfield College departments are working with all student employees to utilize assistance as needed. Please communicate directly with your supervisor for specific details.
Bakersfield College employs students to work part-time in many departments on campus while attending college. Job types vary and an effort is made to locate work related to your major or occupational goal. Employment is not guaranteed, you must apply online and be interviewed by the department to be offered a student employee position. All employment positions for Bakersfield College main campus, Weill Institute and Delano Center are posted on Jobspeaker as "on-campus" jobs.
Review the Student Employee Handbook; it will explain eligibility and requirements, opportunities, process, paperwork and documentation requirements, and important information.
To apply on-campus, students must meet the following requirements:
Applying for jobs no longer requires a mandatory appointment, but if you have any questions, or would like to schedule an appointment with a Job Development Specialist to review your resume or interview skills, please contact the Student Employment office at (661) 395-4550.
Department Supervisors at BC looking to recruit student workers should visit the Department Supervisors page.
The Student Employment Center assists students in finding part-time and full-time employment located off-campus while attending college or upon graduation. We make an effort to locate work that is related to your major or occupational goal. To utilize Student Employment services, students must be currently enrolled or be a Bakersfield College graduate or Bakersfield College alumni. All employment positions are posted on Jobspeaker.
Employers looking to hire BC students and alumni will find information on the Industry Employers page.
The Student Employment Lab is temporarily closed. In order to access some of its resources online, visit the Career Readiness Resources website.
The Student Employment Lab is your one-stop resource and information center for on- and off-campus employment opportunities. We provide the right tools, to get the right jobs that are in line with student's educational goals and career objectives. The Lab provides assistance with building a professional resume and registering with Jobspeaker.
Additional resources include encouraging books, magazines, and DVDs for job seekers, and a full encyclopedia for careers and vocational guidance. The Student Employment Lab strives to assist today's students become fully prepared to become tomorrow's workforce.