Career Closet

The DVC Career Closet enhances career readiness by providing free professional attire to help students successfully transition from community college to rewarding careers in the workforce.

For more information, visit the Career and Transfer Center at the Student Services Center, room 202, on Pleasant Hill Campus, call 925-969-2135, or email us at careertransfer@dvc.edu

Visit the Closet

Shopping Experience

  • During your Career Closet appointment, you'll browse the Career Closet and pick out your items to compose your professional outfit that you get to keep for free.

Please Note: We do not limit the amount of times a student can visit the Career Closet per academic year. We do require students to complete a Mock Interview or Resume Review appointment before scheduling their third visit to the Career Closet. 

Make an Appointment

Request your appointment on Handshake to visit the Career Closet during our operating hours.

Pop-Up Events

Career Services will be hosting a Career Closet Pop-Up event every first and last Wednesday of the month in SSC 232 from 2pm - 4pm. 

  • Wednesday, September 7th
  • Wednesday, September 28th
  • Wednesday, October 5th
  • Wednesday, October 26th - Closed due to DVC Transfer Fair
  • Wednesday, November 2nd
  • Wednesday, November 30th
Donate to the Closet

Please email dvccareertransfer@dvc.edu to schedule you donation drop off.  Donations are tax deductible. 

Donation Guidelines

  • Professional, business, or business causal attire
  • Reflect current fashion trends (within the last five years)
  • Clean and ready-to-wear in good condition

Requested Items

  • Professional shirts, tops, blouses, sweaters, blazers, jackets
  • Pants, slacks, skirts, dresses
  • Professional accessories such as scarves, ties, belts, shoes
  • All sizes, especially plus and petite
  • Fashion for all genders 

Items that do not meet these guidelines will be donated to other local organizations or disposed of at the discretion of Career Services staff. 

Suit Up Program

Suit Up Program

Be best dressed for success with the Career Closet's Suit-Up program - virtual this year! In partnership with JCPenney, get exclusive deals on professional attire and accessories to make sure you look and feel great for interviews, career fairs, and jobs.

Text DVC to 67292 to receive your Extra 30% off coupon.

Suit Up Flyer

Suit Up Merch List

More Resources

Professional Dress Resources

Check out our Career Closet Pinterest board for resources on how to dress professionally. Get inspired by snazzy business looks, watch videos on how to tie a tie, and more!