Career Closet

The DVC Career Closet enhances students' career readiness and boosts confidence by providing free professional attire and educational programming.

Students - visit Handshake to make your appointment to visit the Career Closet or find the next Pop-Up event date.

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.
  • You can visit the Career Closet once per term.

Make an Appointment

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

Pop-Up Events

We will have Career Closet Pop-Up events on the last Tuesday of each month during the Fall term. Stop by our setup in the Commons on Pleasant Hill campus to see what the Career Closet has to offer.

Donate to the Closet

Career Services hosts a donation drive once per semester to increase inventory for the Career Closet. 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!