Located on the Cuesta College North County Campus Building 4000
Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Thursday

Need Help Finding a Job?
Estrella Career Center has job listings you can access through our web-based job listing system called Cuesta Jobs Link. Use Cuesta Jobs Link to find part-time or full-time jobs, internships and work-study placements. Most jobs have flexible schedules to meet student needs. Register online (with a user name and password) to access the job listings from any computer with an Internet connection. You are welcome to use the computers in Estrella Career Center for job search related activities.

Need Help Writing a Resume or Preparing for a Job Interview? Attend one of our workshops!
Career Connections offers a variety of workshops every month on both campuses.  We cover topics like "How to Write an Objective Driven Resume", "How to Shine in an Interview ", "How to Market your internet Job Search", and more. Click on the campus link for the workshop schedules in Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo  . In addition to our workshops, the following links will help with developing a resume and looking for work in the local community. A Resume worksheet , a list of transferrable skills and other job search resources are available by clicking on the links, or drop in to the Estrella Career Center in Paso Robles for a printed copy. Call 805 591-6273 for more information.

Get Credit for Working!
Career Connections is the headquarters for the Work Experience Program (WEXP). You can earn up to 3.5 units each semester for on-the-job learning at your job, internship or volunteer position. Contact the Work Experience Coordinator at 805 546-3252 for more information or visit the Work Experience website.

Looking for an On-campus Student Job? 
On-campus jobs for students are limited and most require that you have received a Federal Work Study award in order to be eligible. On your FAFSA, be sure you check "Yes" to the question "Are you interested in being considered for work-study?" To see if you've been selected for a work-study award, check your financial aid status (often) on your myCuesta Student page. Contact the Financial Aid Office for questions regarding financial aid.

Need a Work Study Placement for Federal Work-Study?
If you are interested in a Federal Work-Study position and have been awarded a work study grant through the Financial Aid office, you can utilize our online job database, Cuesta Jobs Link to find a placment. Both on-campus and off-campus placements are available. For off campus placements, you must obtain a referral form from the Financial Aid office to schedule an appointment with the Career Connections' Job Developer to discuss your placement options.  The Job Developer can help you with an off campus placement in your field of study to gain valuable experience for the future. Call 805 546-3204 to schedule an appointment.

Need a Work Study Placement for CalWORKs?
If you need a work-study placement to meet your WTW requirement please meet with the CalWORKs Coordinator for a referral to Job Development services. Please see the CalWORKs link for more information. To schedule an appointment with the CalWORKs Coordinator, call 805-546-3204.

Unsure About Your Future Career Plans?
The Transfer/Career Counseling Center has a multitude of resources that can help you learn about different career options. Call 805 546-3162 to schedule an appointment or drop by  Building 3100, Room 3134. California Career Cafe is also a great online career resource developed specifically for California Community College students - though anyone is welcome to use it.

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 Department of Social Services

The Estrella Career Center has job listings you can access through our web-based job listing system called Cuesta Job Link. Use Cuesta Jobs link to find work study placements, part-time or full-time work and internships. Most jobs have flexible schedules to meet student needs. Once you register with your user name and password you can access the job listings from any computer that has an internet connection!



  • English as a Second Language
  • GED Preparation
  • Tutoring
  • Free Child Care at the NC Children's Center
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Search Workshops
WIA Youth Employment Program805-591-6272 
  • Academic Assistance / Tutoring
  • Paid and unpaid work opportunities
  • Supportive Services
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Transitional Services
  • Academic Counseling
  • Work-study
  • Job Placement

 Job Postings

DSS provides a complete listing for Job Seekers and free posting of employment opportunities for employers. The web page can be accessed at


DSS also offers the following services:

  •  Mock Interviews
  • Weekly workshops geared toward achieving employment goals.
  • Labor Market
  • Research Assessment Tool for the Job Seeker
  • Provide other Community Resources
  • Assistance Creating an Effective Résumé