DSS student working as an administrative assistant at the NOCE DSS Office

Empowering students to succeed beyond the classroom

NOCE’s DSS employment support and workforce services help students with disabilities gain competitive, integrated employment, earn a better income, and achieve more fulfilling careers.

Employment support is provided through several DSS programs including Workability III (WAIII), College to Career (C2C), and the California Adult Education Program (CAEP). Students receive services and support such as 

  • Preparing resumes and applications 
  • Interview skills training 
  • Networking to find jobs 
  • Job development (identifying employers that are interested in hiring) 
  • Instruction on how to succeed in the workplace  

Employment Support Pages

Workability Program student working at the Fullerton College Library.

DSS Workability III Program (WAIII) helps students with disabilities overcome barriers to employment to find, apply for, get, and keep meaningful jobs.

Workability III⟶
ARISE lab student coloring a picture.

College to Career (C2C) is a program that provides services that support students with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they take inclusive noncredit and credit classes.

College to Career⟶