Oakland Community College: Oakland County College Connections

With five campuses throughout the county, over 100 degree and certificate programs, university transfer degrees in business, science, and the liberal arts, Oakland Community College (OCC) has extensive offerings for its students. OCC provides a quality, affordable higher education opportunity to the community and is committed to enhancing the quality of life, health, and safety in Oakland County through their Combined Regional Emergency Services Training (CREST) center.

For years, OCC has been known for offering a caring environment, excellent instructors, smaller classes, and educational options that meet the needs of the community. Extra-curricular activities are offered at all five campuses giving students additional opportunities for networking, career growth, building friendships, overall student success, and more. More than one million students have enrolled since it opened in 1965.

Take a look at our video to see why OCC might be the perfect place to achieve your education and career goals.

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Oakland County College Series: Oakland Community College

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Oakland Community College (OCC) offers approximately 100 degree and certificate programs, as well as university transfer degrees in business, science and the liberal arts. With five campuses throughout the county, OCC provides a high quality, affordable higher education opportunity to the community and is committed to enhancing the quality of life, health, and safety in Oakland County. Continue reading

OCC Connects Students and Businesses at the Work Zone

Is your organization hiring? Are you looking to expand your team quickly?

Then join Oakland Community College at their 5th Annual Work Zone Job Fair on October 17th for a chance to meet and interview Work-Study students from more than 100 degree programs. OCC’s Work-Study program offers qualified organizations the option to receive reimbursement for wages paid to work-study students.

For more information and to find out how you can register your organization for OCC’s Work Zone Job Fair, Read OCC’s original blog post.

OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE SPIRIT

OCC is holding its fifth annual student employment event “The Work Zone,” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, October 17, on the Southfield campus.workzone

“The Work Zone is OCC’s only all-campus, college-wide, all-major employment event that invites employers with a real need to hire in the short-term. The event provides a great opportunity for community organizations to meet and interview potential work-study students from more than 100 degree programs,” said Dawn M. Davis, Job Developer at OCC.

The college’s off-campus Work-Study program offers qualified organizations the option to receive reimbursement for wages paid to work-study students. This option provides organizations savings while offering valuable professional experience to students. Last year, five employers received 50-75% reimbursement of wages paid to eligible off-campus work-study student hires.

The Work Zone has received strong kudos from hiring companies, many of which found qualified candidates whom they hired immediately.

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