We cultivate connections between California’s Community Colleges and Retail, Hospitality and Tourism (R·H·T) industries to develop and advocate for innovative initiatives to launch students into a career they love.
Travel industry jobs outpace wages in manufacturing and health care, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s new study Made in America: Travel’s Contribution to Workforce Development.
Retail offers upward mobility and experiences that provide skills that are transferable across industry sectors, according to research by the National Retail Federation, “Retail’s Value on a Resume: How Jobs In Retail Prepare America’s Workforce for Success.”
Career Ready Success Stories
Paul Frank was recently inducted into the OCC’s Alumni Hall of Fame.
He transferred to OCC because he was so impressed by the art there, and he was inspired by Kevin Myers and Chris Amaral, who taught him three-dimensional design and fashion design.