Student Job Postings

The following employers have employment opportunities available:

Updated March 1, 2024

30 Minute Hit 

  • Fitness Instructor 

350 Deschutes

  • Director of Community Engagement for Clean Energy Programs
  • Clean Energy Coordinator

Actriv Healthcare 

  • CNA
  • LPN
  • RN

Administrative Strategies

  • Graphic Design/Social Media Marketing Assistant

Advantage Dental

  • Patient Coordinator
  • Dental Assistant 

Adventure Tours Bend

  • Word Press Page Builder 

Aegis Therapies

  • CNA- Restorative 

Alaska Icefield Expeditions

  • Veterinary Technician
  • Tour Attendant
  • Photographer
  • Handler (TAPH)

Allen Marine Tours

  • Deckhand
  • Naturalist
  • Tour Representative
  • Shuttle and Supply 

All Set Upgrades

  • Assistant Upgrade Technician
  • Residential Maintenance Services Technician

Allen Marine/Alaskan Dream Cruises

  • Shore support: Guest Service Rep, Admin Support, Supply Coordinator (Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka AK)
  • Food and Beverage Manager, Catering and Kitchen Manager, Restaurant Crew (Sitka, Juneau)
  • Naturalists (Ketchikan, Sitka, Juneau)
  • Deckhands (Ketchikan, Sitka, Juneau)

Allies, LLC

  • PT Provider/Direct Support Professional

Alpine Entertainment--Sunriver Village Fun

  • Attractions Operator 

American Forest Management

  • District Manager--Kalispell MT

American Summer Camps

  • RN
  • LPN


  • Oregon Health Authority Vista Leader (Portland)
  • Tillamook County Community Assessment and Engagement (Tillamook)
  • Multnomah County Heath Center Food Coordinator (Portland) 
  • Multnomah County Youth Advisory Board Vista (Portland)
  • Yamhill Community Care Access and Community Engagement (McMinville)
  • Waterfall Community Health Center Social Determinants of Health (North Bend)

Analog Devices (Beaverton)

  • Equipment Technician I, II, II, and IV
  • Wafer Fab Operator I, II, III

Anderson Engineering and Surveying 

  • CAD Designer/Engineering Technician (Lakeview, OR)


  • Baker (Union Creek Resort, Prospect OR)
  • Food Prep Worker (Union Creek Resort, Prospect OR)
  • Lead Cook (Rim Village and Annie Creek Crater Lake National Park)
  • Cook (Crater Lake Lodge and Rim Village, Crater Lake National Park) 

ARCC Program

  • Summer Program Leader (2023)


  • Field Sales Representative

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

  • IT Technician
  • Landscaper

Bas X Solutions

  • Welder
  • Welder's Helper
  • Industrial Painter
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Admin Assistant to Sales
  • More!

Bend Golf Club

  • Member Services
  • Snack Bar Attendant
  • Busser 


  • Retail Merchandise Specialist 

Benchmark Physical Therapy

  • Office Coordinator

Bend Lawn Service

  • Landscape Maintenance Tech

Bend Parks and Recreation District

  • Lifeguard
  • Park Maintenance Worker 1
  • Swim Instructor
  • Youth Recreation Leader 2 

Bend Party Store

  • Retail Associate

Bend Pine Nursery 

  • Landscape Assistant
  • Nursery Staff 

Bend Yard Service

  • Landscape Crew Member 

Best Buy

  • Retail Sales
  • Warehouse
  • Leadership
  • More!

Best Care Treatment Services

  • Admin Support Specialist
  • Residential Associate
  • Recovery Mentor
  • Peer Support Specialist
  • SUD Counselor
  • Medical Assistant
  • Mental Health Technician 

Big State Wildfire

  • Entry Level Firefighting postions
  • Engine Boss
  • More!

Bimbo Bakeries

  • Merchandiser (Redmond)

Black Butte Ranch

  • Server
  • Bartender
  • Busser
  • Golf Cart Attendant
  • More!

BrightSource Technologies

  • Canvasser/Closer

Broken Top Candle Company 

  • Production Assistant
  • Shipping Associate 

Brown Bag Popcorn 

  • Retail Store Sales
  • Pop Kitchen Staff

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

  • Survey Techinician (Prineville District Office)

Burntside Lodge (Ely, MN)

  • Sous Chef
  • Line Cook
  • Pastry Cook 
  • Bartender

Cafe Yumm

  • Restuarant Crew Member

Caldera Arts 

  • Camp Artistic Manager
  • Camp Teaching Artist
  • Sous Chef 
  • And more!

Camp CREATE @ Cascades Academy

  • Summer Camp Lead

Camp Fire Central Oregon

  • Camp Fire Afternoon/No School Day Camp Program Staff 

Camp Nor'wester

  • Many summer positions available!

Camp Ramapo for Children

  • Psychology, Special Education, RN & Social Work experience at Camp Ramapo this summer!

Cardinal Services

  • Cook
  • Landscape Supervisor

Cascade Integration & Development, Inc. 

  • IT Specialist intern

Cascades Academy

  • 6th grade Math and Science Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Upper School Spanish Teacher
  • Cross Country Coach
  • And more!

Central Electric Cooperative 

  • Energy Services Representative 

Central Oregon Animal Hospital

  • Veterinary Technician
  • Customer Service Representative

Central Oregon Collective

  • Direct Support Professional/Caregiver

Central Oregon Pediatric Associates 

  • Medical Assistant
  • LPN
  • RN
  • Patient Operations Specialist 

Champions LLC

  • Teacher


  • Restaurant Team Member, Apprentice (Assistant General Manager)

City of Bend

  • Police Officer 

City of Gresham 

  • Firefigher EMT Basic 
  • EMT Paramedic 

City of Lake Oswego

  • Utility Worker Wastewater Division

Columbia Distributing

  • Merchandiser

Comfort Keepers

  • Caregivers 

Commute Options 

  • Safe Routes to School Educator 

Connections NW

  • Direct Support Professional

Consolidated Supply Co.

  • Warehouse
  • Construction Services

Consumer Cellular

  • Customer Service Representative (Redmond)


  • General Laborer (Prineville)


  • Front End
  • Merchandise Stocking

Denali Brewing (Talkeetna, Alaska)

  • Kitchen Manager
  • Assistant Kitchen Manager
  • Sous Chef Baker
  • Prep Cook

Deschutes and Ladders Painting

  • Apprentice Painters
  • Painter Foreman 

Deschutes Brewery

  • CDL Driver
  • Dishwashers
  • Brewing Intern
  • Lead Host
  • Line Cook
  • Sous Chef

Deschutes County 

  • Corrections Nurse

Deschutes Roofing and Insulation 

  • Canvasser

Deschutes Trail Coalition

  • Summer Trail Crew

Diamond Parking Services

  • Attendant/Cashier
  • Parking Lot Enforcement

Diversability Inc

  • Direct Support Professional 

Domaine Serene Vinyards and Winery

  • Line Cook (Bend)

Eclipse Engineering

  • Customer Support Rep (Part-Time)

EduTech Lab

  • English Language Test Rater

EleMar Oregon

  • Customer Service/Design 

Embark Behavioral Health

  • Backcountry Field Instructor
  • Residential Mentor (Day and Night shifts)

Equine Outreach Horse Rescue

  • Social Media/Marketing Coordinator

Essential Services

  • Direct Support Professionals 

Express Employment Professionals

  • Accounts Payable Specialist (Temp-Redmond)

Fall Creek Internal Medicine

  • Medical Assistant

Family Resource Home Care

  • Caregiver (positions in various Oregon locations)

Fastenal Company

  • Customer Site Warehouse Support (Redmond)
  • Part time Sales Associate
  • Part time Supply Chain Associate

Ferguson Enterprises

  • Project Manager

Fire Extinguisher Service Center

  • Fire Extinguisher Technician
  • Shop Technician
  • Shop Foreman
  • Senior Technician Fire Suppression Systems
  • Senior Technician Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • Office Manager/ Executive Assistant 

Food Corps Oregon

  • Food Corps School Nutrition Service Member

Four Corners Veterinary Clinic

  • Vet Tech (Eugene)

Fresenius Medical Care

  • Dialysis Patient Care Technician
  • RN 

Full Access High Desert

  • Personal Agent

Game Masters Platform

  • Campaign Creator and Writer
  • Interface Designer

Gold Street Designs

  • Graphic Designer (Part time and Full time)

Good 2 Go

  • Lifeskills Coach
  • Adventure Specialist

Goodys Chocolates

  • E Commerce and Social Media Specialist 

H&R Block

  • Tax Professional
  • Receptionist
  • Licensed Tax Preparer 

Heart of Oregon Corps

  • AmeriCorps-Marketing and Recruitment VISTA
  • AmeriCorps-Land Stewardship Trainer
  • AmeriCorps-Community Partnership Team Leader
  • AmeriCorps-Construction Service Team Leader 

Heniges Construction/HC Cabinets and Design

  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter Helper
  • Cabinet Maker

High Desert Food and Farm Alliance

  • Part Time Partnerships and Development Director

High Desert Museum

  • Accounting Associate
  • Safety and HR Manager
  • Seasonal Camp Facilitator

Hillcrest Country Club (Boise, ID)

  • Line Cook

Hillsboro Fire & Rescue

  • Entry Firefighter (Hillsboro, OR)

Hilton Hotels --Portland 

  • Room Attendant
  • Security Officer
  • Busperson
  • Cafeteria Attendant
  • More!

Home Instead Bend 

  • Care Professional 

Hoodoo Alpine Race Team/HART

  • Assistant Alpine Ski Coach Paid Training

Hoodoo Ski Resort

  • Weekend Positions 

Horse Butte Farms

  • Horse Care Team Member
  • Stall Cleaner

Humm Kombucha

  • Weekend Fermentation Technician


  • Cook
  • Host
  • Assistant Manager
  • Manager

Indian Head Casino and Plateau Travel Plaza

  • Cafe Host/Server
  • Line Cook
  • Convenience Store Supervisor
  • and more!

In Focus Eye Care

  • Ophthalmic Technician

Instant Landscaping 

  • Yard person/tractor operator 

Iwasaki Brothers (Hillsboro)

  • Seasonal Merchandiser

Jameson Ranch Camp 

  • Seasonal Chef (Glenville, CA)
  • Seasonal Cook (Glenville, CA)

Jill Simmons Payroll

  • Payroll Assistant-no experience necessary

John Day Polaris

  • Mechanic/Service Technicians

Juniper Canyon Living

  • Caregiver
  • Med Tech
  • Line Cook
  • LPN

Juniper Preserve

  • Reservations Agent 

Kay Jewelers 

  • Jewelry Consultant 

KEITH Manufacturing

  • Welder
  • Industrial Painter
  • Assembler
  • Machine Operator (Swing Shift)

Kelly Connect 

  • Service Technician


  • Direct Support Professionals

Kids Center 

  • Child and Family Therapist 

Klamath Orthopedic Clinic

  • Medical Customer Service Rep 
  • Pre-auth Specialist 

Knife River

  • Construction Equipment Operator

Lake Creek Lodge

  • Baristas
  • Bartenders
  • Kitchen
  • Housekeeping
  • Maintenance
  • Events

LaPine Community Health Center

  • Medical Receptionist 
  • Telephone Operator

Latham Excavation

  • Laborer
  • Pipe Layer
  • Foreman
  • Truck Driver
  • Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Operator

Legal Aid Services of Oregon 

  • Project Coordinator
  • Statewide Tax Clinic
  • Outreach Coordinator 

Les Schwab Tire Center

  • Warehouse worker (Prineville)


  • Operations Technician
  • Intern- Laboratory Technician
  • Maintenance Technician

Lumen Technologies 

  • Outside Plant Engineer II
  • Network Implementation Program Manager

Majesty's Animal Nutrition

  • Packaging Associate


  • Sales Representative


  • Machine Operators
  • Production Associates

Mathnasiumn of Bend

  • Math instructor/teacher

Meltz Extreme Grilled Cheese Bend

  • Shift Managers
  • Assistant Managers
  • Cooks
  • Hosts 
  • POS Operators

Merete Hotel Management

  • Room Attendants
  • Sales Coordinator

Milestone Technologies (Prineville)

  • Logistics Operator
  • Data Center Technician
  • Data Center Office Assistant

Millsite Landscape Services

  • Landscape Maintenance

Minam River Lodge (Eagle Cap Wilderness)

  • Massage Therapist 
  • Housekeeper
  • Sous Chef 

MobileOne LLC

  • Mobile Sales Associate- PT- Bend and Redmond


  • Administrative Assistant

Morrow County Health District

  • RN
  • EMT/Paramedic

MPWR Renewable Energy

  • Area Managers
  • Setters
  • Closers

Mt. Bachelor

  • Outlet Chef
  • Front of House Supervisor
  • Cooks
  • Server
  • Bartenders
  • Expeditors 

Narra Veterinary Clinic

  • Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

Nativity Lutheran Church

  • Children's Ministry Director for 2yr old-5th grade


  • Executive Specialist Assistant Teacher
  • Head Start Teacher Advocate
  • Head Start Infant and Toddler Child Care Coach 
  • On Call English-Spanish Translator/Interpreter
  • And more!

NewsChannel 21

  • Master Control Operator 


  • LPN
  • RT
  • Home Clinician

North Soles Footwear and Olivia Hunter

  • Sales Associates -FT & PT

OnePeak Medical 

  • Medical Assistant 

OnPoint Community Credit Union

  • Teller (Bend)


  • Maintenance Engineer

Oregon Adaptive Sports

  • Adaptive Ski Instructor
  • OAS Winter Intern

Oregon Child Development Coalition

  • Administrative Assistant (Madras)
  • Preschool Teacher (Madras)

Oregon Crossfit

  • Personal Trainer 

Oregon Department of Corrections

  • Nurses (Umatilla)

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Biological Science Assistant (Fish Health Technician) 20 hrs/week

Oregon Department of Forestry

  • 2023 Seasonal Wildland Firefighters
  • Natural Resource Specialist 1 and 2
  • Seasonal Forest Lookout

Oregon Department of Human Services

  • Generalist Caseworker
  • Office Specialist 2

Oregon Department of Justice

  • Child Support Case Manager (Bend)

Oregon Department of Transportation

  • Community Affairs Coordinator

Oregon Health Authority

  • Various IT positions

Oregon Home Care Commission

  • Home Care Worker
  • Personal Support Worker

Oregon Military Department Wildland Fire

  • Seasonal Wildland Fire Suppression Specialist 

Oregon Public Broadcasting

  • Maintenance Engineer 

Oregon State Parks

  • Student Worker--Cove Palisades 

Oregon State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital 

  • Small Animal Surgery Technician 

Oregon Wild Harvest

  • Warehouse
  • Receiving
  • Quality Assurance
  • Farming
  • Shipping 

P & M Automotive (Salem)

  • Automotive Repair Line Technician
  • Automotive Repair Flat Rate Technician
  • Automotive Diagnostic Technician 

Pacific NW Pet ER and Specialty

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician  (Vancouver, WA)

Pacific Oasis Inc.

  • Wildland Firefighter

Pacific Opportunities

  • Job Coach (Portland)

PacificSource Health Plans 

  • Customer Service 
  • Enrollment and billing
  • IT jobs

Paladin Data Corporation 

  • Technical Support Representative 

Panda Express

  • Cook
  • Kitchen and Service Team 
  • Shift Leader
  • Assistant Manager
  • Store Manager

Parr Lumber Company

  • Lumber Yard Associate (Bend and Prineville)

Partners in Care

  • Home Care Aide/CNA
  • Home Health
  • LPN (Bend and LaPine)
  • Caregiver
  • RN

PeaceHealth Hospital Eugene/Springfield

  • CNA (Florence, OR)
  • CNA (Cottage Grove, OR)

Pilot Butte Rehabilitation Center

  • CNA
  • Nursing Assistant

Pine Springs Health 

  • Part Time Temp Employment 

Planet Fitness

  • Fitness Trainer

Play It Again Sports

  • Retail Sales Associate

Portland General Electric 

  • Operations Specialist (Madras)
  • Parks Attendant (Madras)


  • Many listings for psychology jobs in Oregon

Praxis Health

  • Medical Assistant
  • Durable Medical Equipment Coordinator
  • Medical Receptionist

Precision Castparts

  • Fluorescent Penetrant Inspector

Rainier Precision

  • Warehouse/Assembly/Machine Operator

Ramapo For Children (New York)

  • Summer 2024 Camp Counselor 

Rebound Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Office Administrator

Redmond Area Park and Recreation District

  • Aquatics Maintenance Technician
  • Parks Maintenance Technician

Redmond Grocery Outlet

  • Cashier and Merchandiser--very flexible hours 

Redmond Speech and Language

  • Front Desk Office Pro


  • Energy Storage System 3rd Shift Operator 

Regency Care of Central Oregon

  • Housekeeper
  • Dietary Aid
  • CNA
  • Nursing Assistant

Regency Village at Bend

  • Dietary Aid
  • Caregiver
  • Cook

Republic Services

  • Driver-CDL (B)
  • Lube/Oil Technician

Response to Nature, Inc.

  • Landscape Construction Crew Laborers

Riverhouse on the Deschutes

  • Cook
  • Management positions
  • Server
  • Many More!

Robert Axle Project and Old Man Mountain 

  • Package, Assembly and Warehouse Associate

Rugged Thread

  • Business Operations Associate 

Salem Health

  • CNA
  • RN New Grad
  • Experienced RNs

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

  • Paralegal (Portland or Vancouver)


  • Medical Scribe

SELCO Community Credit Union 

  • Member Service Specialist (Bend-West Bend)

Senneca Holdings

  • Traffic Door Manufacturer--ERP Technician and Production Personnel

Sherwin-Williams Paint

  • Part Time and Full Time Bilingual Positions

Sierra James Construction

  • Accounting Clerk 

Silvies Valley Ranch 

  • Servers
  • Ranch Ranger
  • Reservations Agent
  • Line Cook
  • Itineraries Manager 

Sisters Glass and Mirror

  • Mirror Glazier


  • Entry Level Website Developer 

Smith and Associates

  • Tax Office Assistant 

SNAP Fitness

  • Gym Manager

Snappy Sitters LLC

  • Sitter

Sounds Fast

  • Installation Technicians

Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center

  • Certified Veterinary Technician (Central Point)
  • Veterinary Assistant (Central Point)

Springtime Landscape and Irrigation

  • Landscape positions
  • Laborers
  • Irrigation positions

Sprouts Montessori

  • Classroom Assistants


  • Product Assembly
  • Warehouse Staff

St. Charles Health System

  • Medical Assistant
  • Scheduler
  • Public Safety Officer
  • Phelbotomist 
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • CNA
  • LPN
  • And more!

Stahancyk, Kent and Hook

  • Administrative Assistant

Step and Spine Physical Therapy

  • Office Coordinator/Technician

SummitWest Environmental, Inc.

  • Accounting and Administrative Support
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Senior Botanist

Sun Country Tours

  • Food and Beverage
  • Front of House Supervisor

Sun Forest Construction

  • Part Time Graphic Design Assistant

Sun Outdoors Bend 

  • FT Guest Service Coordinator
  • PT Activities Coordinator
  • PT RV Ranger
  • FT Maintenance 

Sunglasses Hut

  • Sales Associate

Sweet Wife Baking (Baker City)

  • Line Cook
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Executive Chef
  • Baker's Assistant 


  • Guest Checkout Advocate
  • Inbound Stocking
  • Specialty Sales

Taylor Northwest 

  • Laborer
  • Pipelayer
  • Tophand

TDS Telecommunications

  • Broadband Technician 
  • More!

Technology Design Associates

  • Technician I

Telecare Corporation

  • Cook

Tetherow Resort

  • Banquet Sous Chef 
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Cook
  • Line Cook
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Food and Beverages Manager
  • Fitness Center Operations Manager 

The Center

  • Medical Assistant 

The Children's Learning Center

  • Child Care Teacher

The Hardwood Floor Company

  • Flooring Installer/Refinisher

Therapeutic Associates

  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist 

Three Rivers Painting 

  • House Painter

Think Wild Central Oregon

  • Wildlife Services Technician
  • Seasonal Wildlife Habitat Technician 

Time Auto Group

  • Automotive Service Technician (Volvo Cars-Bend)

Titanium Legal Service

  • Legal Process Server

Title Nine

Sales Associate (Part Time)

Together For Children

  • Program Coordinator
  • Parent Educator
  • Early Childhood Instructor

Touchmark at Mt Bachelor Village

  • Caregiver
  • CNA
  • RN
  • LPN
  • Dining Services
  • Resident Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Maintenance 
  • IT Positions 


  • Sales Representative
  • Wireless Sales Expert (Bend and Redmond)

TSJ Restaurant Group (Drake, Washington and Mountain Burger)

  • HR Assistant and Office Manager

United States Air Force Special Warfare

  • Pararescue
  • Combat Control
  • Special Reconnaissance
  • Tactical Air Control Party
  • Explosive Ordinance Disposal
  • Survival/Evasion/Resistance/Escape Specialist

University of Oregon

  • ECE Assistant Teacher (Eugene)

US Bank

  • Client Relationship Consultant - Banker

US Forest Service

  • Forestry Techician (Malheur National Forest)

University of Oregon

  • Human Resources Generalist 


  • Part-time Preload Supervisor

Upstream Rehabilitation

  • Office Coordinator

US Air Force/Space Force

  • Guardian 
  • Airman Basic
  • Airman First Class

US Department of Agriculture Forest Service (USFS)

  • Rangeland Management Specialist (John Day and Prairie City)
  • Geologist (John Day)
  • Archeologist (Hines and Prairie City)
  • Soil Scientist (John Day) 
  • Forestry Tech (Non-fire Hines, John Day and Prairie City)

Valley Clinical Staffing

  • RN and LPN

Valvoline Instant Oil Change

  • Entry-Level Lube Technician

Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon

  • Certified Vet Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Veterinary Assistant 
  • Facilities and Housekeeping Associate
  • Customer Service Representative 

Visiting Angels of Central Oregon 

  • Caregiver

Volvo Cars Bend

  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Lot Attendant

Warm Springs Casino Enterprise

  • Indian Head Casino: Main Bank Cashier, Cook, Sous Chef, Server, and MORE!
  • Plateau Travel Plaza: Line Cook, Custodian, Host Cashier/Server and MORE!

Washington Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth

On-call Cook 1 (Vancouver, WA)

Washington Department of Natural Resources

  • 2023 Summer Wildland Firefighters

Webfoot Painting

  • Experienced and Apprentice Painters
  • Experienced Carpenters
  • Deck Refinishing Techs and Deck Apprentices 

Wellhaven Pet Health 

  • Vet Tech (Vancouver, WA)
  • Vet Assistant (Vancouver, WA)

Weston Technology Solutions

  • Jr. Account Manager

Whispering Winds Retirement

  • Dining Room Waitstaff
  • Line Cooks
  • Prep Cooks
  • Dishwashers

Wild Raven Yoga

  • Website/Instagram Assistant 

WorldMark Eagle Crest

  • Housekeepers
  • Maintenance Helper
  • Guest Service Agents

York Bros Excavation

  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Superintendent
  • Foreman

Your Garden Companion

  • Landscape Steward Crew Leader
  • Landscape Steward Crew Member
  • Irrigation Trainee
  • Irrigation Technician

Your Store

  • Retail Clerk (Sunriver and Sisters)

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 Central Oregon Community College employment resources are provided free of charge to employers and to student job seekers, and COCC makes no recommendations regarding potential employers or student employees.  

We are not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or any other aspect of off-campus private employment. All hiring, scheduling, and compensation for community job postings are handled directly between the student and the employer.

Central Oregon Community College Career Services Office does not perform background checks on students applying for jobs, and we do not research the integrity of each organization or individual person who lists a job with us.

Employers and students are urged to perform due diligence when offering, applying for, or accepting private off-campus employment by requesting from each other references or any additional information needed to establish qualifications and credentials so as to ensure an overall fit between employer and applicant.