The American River Current

A guide to nailing the interview

The American River College Career and Pathways Support Service staff help students acquire good resume creation and interview skills to get hired for jobs. (photo courtesy of Laura Adams)

Ariel Caspar

May 14, 2019

Getting hired for a job is an exciting, nerve-wracking part of life that everyone will go through at some point. Whether you’re a student looking for a part-time job, or you’re graduating and heading off into the workforce, going through the interview process is unavoidable. As nerve-wracking as interv...

Discounts and giveaways at CAPSS Suit Up Event

Business attire and tailoring will be available for current students and alumni of the Los Rios Community College District at the Suit Up Event on March 10. (Photo illustration by Irene Jacobs)

Irene Jacobs

March 9, 2019

Have a job interview coming up, but aren't sure what to wear? Students are invited to come to JCPenney at Arden Fair Mall on March 10, where American River College Career and Pathways Support Services will be hosting a Suit Up Event to help prepare students to be career-ready. The event will r...

Uber driving is a flexible option for students

Zabihullah Hashimi poses in front of his car he drives for Uber in a parking lot at American River College on Feb. 20, 2019. Hashimi is a computer science major who is a full-time student at ARC. (Photo By Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

February 26, 2019

Many students must take odd jobs to support themselves, and for two American River College students, that means driving 100 miles to San Francisco three days a week to reach their educational goals by driving Uber. Zabihullah Hashimi is full-time student majoring in computer science at ARC. When he is n...

Career and Pathways Support Services teaches job interview techniques

Laura Adams, student personnel assistant for the American River College Career and Pathways Support Services Center, provides services to students looking for employment on Sept. 25, 2018. (Photo by Christian Sutton)

Christian Sutton

September 25, 2018

American River College's Career and Pathways Support Services office hosted an interview success workshop on Sept. 11 for students seeking employment. Michael Robinson, a student personnel assistant, hosted the hour-long presentation that teaches and informs students how to better prepare for an intervi...

Newly renamed Career Center to host grand reopening

A flyer detailing the activities being offered during the Career and Pathways Support Services' grand reopening Thursday hangs in a hallway at American River College on Sept. 11. (Photo by Christian Sutton)

Christian Sutton

September 12, 2018

American River College reopened the Career and Pathways Support Services center this past summer for college students seeking employment. The office is located in the Student Services building and will have a grand reopening on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Breanne Holland, a student services supervis...

Spring Career Fair blooms at ARC

Students visit different vendors and booths during the Spring Career Fair on April 12, 2018. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Gabe Carlos

April 12, 2018

American River College is hosting a Spring Career Fair today until 1 p.m. in the Community Rooms in the Student Center. Sixty-eight companies will be attending this semester’s career fair including Tesla, AppleOne and California Highway Patrol. The career fair will allow students to examine car...

ARC looks to hire new dean for Natomas Center

File photo.

Alondra Botello

March 1, 2018

The Natomas Educational Center is now hiring a full-time dean, a permanent position that begins in April. According to the posting on Los Rios’ job site, the typical duties of this position include developing and assisting faculty and staff, the center’s programs, services and schedules. Anothe...

Career Fair offers students ways to network within businesses

American River College hosts a carrer day for students. Employers came from all over Northern California in hopes of recurting students now and for the future on Oct. 1. (Photo by Emily Thompson)

Ashley Nanfria

October 2, 2015

More than 200 students crowded into the Student Center for this semester’s career fair on Thursday at American River College. Students spoke to different business representatives and employers about the opportunities in their particular profession. “Today has been really helpful for me when ta...

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