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2018 Career Stories

ACC-Ontario Hosts Presentation By Pacific Dental To Explain Externship Process

The dental assisting program at American Career College-Ontario hosted recruiters from Pacific Dental Services to explain the externship process and what to expect during the 160-hour experience. The four recruiters — two from California, one from...

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Ask a Recruiter: Top 3 Things You Look For When Interviewing Job Applicants

At a recent career fair at American Carer College-Ontario, we asked healthcare recruiters what the top three things they look for in applicants. 1. Be passionate, patient and result-driven "We totally understand that it's our people that keep our business...

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Ask a Recruiter: What Not To Do During an Interview or When Starting a New Job

At a recent career fair at American Carer College-Ontario, we asked healthcare recruiters their recommendations for what job seekers should avoid doing during interviews or when starting a new position. Lycett Urias, a human resources supervisor with...

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Over 40 Recruiters Attend ACC-Ontario Fall Health Career Fair in November 2018

More than 750 students and graduates from American Career College-Ontario got one step closer to starting their healthcare career after taking part in the fall job fair this November. "We had a great event on campus today with lots of happy employers,...

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ACC Graduate Spotlight: Jasmine Alaa

ACC student speaker Jasmine Alaa's fall 2108 graduation address: I still remember the day I called in to American Career College to schedule my first appointment with my counselor. She told me I could bring my kids with me if I didn’t have anyone...

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ACC-OC Career Services Holds ‘Meet & Greet’ Session for Recent PTA Graduates

Fresh on the heels of a great pinning ceremony and a wildly successful licensure exam, the Career Services department at American Career College-Orange County held an employer "Meet and Greet" for its most recent physical therapist assistant cohort this...

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Jared Dizon

Jared Dizon always knew he wanted to work in healthcare, but realized he didn't want to be a nurse. After playing basketball in junior college for a year, Dizon decided the time was right to focus on something different when a friend mentioned being in...

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Tyhjae Hunter, LVN

Tyhjae Hunter wanted to be a nurse for a long time, and now she is. Hunter said she decided to attend American Career College because she wanted to fast-track her career, and less than 18 months later, the recent vocational nursing grad is excited to...

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Nava

After hearing about American Career College through a blood drive hosted by her previous employer, City of Hope, collogues inspired Jessica Nava to reach for her dreams and apply for the vocational nurse program. Now a graduate of ACC-Ontario, Nava is...

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Samantha Bratton

Samantha Bratton has attended two career fairs at American Career College-Ontario. The first time was as a respiratory therapy student looking for work. The second time was as a recruiter looking to hire other ACC grads. Bratton graduated in September...

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Ask a Recruiter: Therapists Unlimited

As the staffing manager for Therapists Unlimited, Nick Jennings had some simple advice for handling job interviews. "Take a breath," Jennings said. “We’re human just like you are. We want to hear your honest opinion in regards to what you’re...

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Hector Tovar, RDA

A lot has changed since the last time Hector Tovar visited the American Career College-Los Angeles campus, but some things never do. Since graduating from ACC more than a decade ago, Tovar has trained many new hires while working as a registered dental...

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Marcus Wooten

The day of his cohort’s vocational nurse pinning ceremony was a significant moment for Marcus Wooten. But despite just completing 20 months of homework and long nights in the evening and weekend program, the American Career College-Ontario graduate...

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Berenice Quinto

Berenice Quinto could take the heat, but she still wanted out of the kitchen. After high school, Quinto worked briefly as a cook in a restuarant but was unhappy and wanted a better career for herself. "I was working horrible hours, getting paid terrible....

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Bernadette Riggs

Bernadette Riggs doesn't want to be like everybody else. When things got tough in the surgical technology program at American Career College-Los Angeles, she would remind herself of that fact. "I would always just think about the expression 'If it was...

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More Than 200 Students, Graduates Attend Career Fair at ACC-Los Angeles

Students and graduates from American Career College’s core programs — including medical assistant, dental assisting, optical technician and pharmacy technician — were treated to their own career fair in Los Angeles this March. “It's...

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Leoncio Samala

Leoncio Samala went to great lengths to keep a promise. Two years ago, Samala told his cohort that he would cut his hair when they completed the radiography program at American Career College-Ontario. On Feb. 9, he and his cohort received their pins and...

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Kristen Sakamoto

Kristen Sakamoto doesn't have to look far for inspiration. Nearly 10 years after graduating from American Career College-Orange County, Sakamoto still stops by campus to provide tips to surgical technology students and talk with instructors. During a...

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Denise Carvajal

Denise Carvajal knew she couldn't provide the life she wanted for her family without more training, so — at age 32 — she did something she hadn't done in years. She went back to school. "I knew I had to start a career. I didn't just want a...

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ACC Alumni Spotlight: Victoria Galvan

While most children are afraid of the dentist office, Victoria Galvan wanted to work there. "I had braces in the third grade so once that experience happened I was just like, 'I want to be dental assistant,'" she said. "And my stepmom was also a dental...

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