Living in Spokane
Spokane has something for everyone, from nightlife to natural attractions. There are three major malls, an international airport, movie theaters, art and history museums, cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, sports stadiums, live music venues, and several gorgeous city and state parks. The city is also home to numerous companies and organizations, many of which collaborate with Community Colleges of Spokane to provide students and alumni employment and internship opportunities.
Spokane is the second-most populous city in Washington state, next to Seattle.
It is the largest city between Minneapolis and Seattle.
The Inland Northwest has four distinct seasons with warm summers and snowy winters.
The city is also known as The Lilac City and there is an annual downtown Lilac/Armed Forces Day parade.
The Spokane Falls is the second-largest urban waterfall in the United States.
Spokane is home to two major sporting events: Bloomsday in May and Hoopfest in June.
Here are some resources for more information:
Whether you’re looking for a job to support yourself or to finance your education, we have the resources to help you succeed.
SCC has a career and student success resource center where you can receive in-person advice and assistance. Here you will find career counseling and job search services, including:
Career and Occupation Research
Career and Self-Assessments
SCC Career Services/Student Success
Bldg. 1, Room B102
Toll Free: 1-800-248-5644
In addition, students and alumni can access our online Bigfoot Careers resource portal, which contains resume building and interview preparation materials as well as a list of current job openings.
CCS also provides Work Study opportunities for students who meet financial eligibility requirements.