- Complete a career assessment and receive professional interpretation by a counselor to assist the student in exploring career choices;
- Apply career research skills based on current career information trends;
- Demonstrate employment readiness skills.
The Career/Transfer Centers on the San Jacinto and Menifee Valley campuses help individuals with their career development through career assessment, career education and employment related services.
The career planning process typically begins with scheduling an appointment with a counselor to discuss future goals and options. The Career/Transfer Centers offer interest inventories, values and skills tests as well as assessment of personality preferences. The results of these assessments are used as the basis for career exploration and counseling. Guidance courses are also offered to prepare for College Success, Career Life Planning, Creative Job Search and other related topics. Refer to the Guidance Section of the catalog for course descriptions.
Career resources are available for career planning, exploring career possibilities and researching employers. These resources include the computer based system Eureka, Career Café, California Career Zone, Eagle Career Connection and several other online career resources. To see all career resources available to MSJC students go to msjc.edu/careercenter/. The Career/Transfer Centers offer a variety of workshops, at no cost to students, to help students with their career needs. They include such workshops as Setting Goals, Job Search, Interview Skills, and Career vs Major. To register and see what is currently being offered, visit the above link and click on the Campus Schedule of Events.
The Career/Transfer Center posts current full and part-time job announcements at the San Jacinto Campus bulletin board in building 1150 and at the Menifee Campus in building 100. Additionally, employment announcements are posted on the Internet by means of the MSJC Eagle Career Connection as well as through e-mail, via E-mail Blast. To register for Email Blasts, sign up at the Career Transfer Centers at the San Jacinto Campus, building 1150 or the Menifee Valley Campus, building 100.
- Evaluate transfer options to four year institutions;
- Formulate a comprehensive transfer Student Educational Plan with a counselor; and
- Apply the transfer process to a four year institution.
The Career/Transfer Centers provide support services for students interested in transferring to Baccalaureate Awarding colleges and universities. These services include counseling appointments with university representatives, workshops on admissions requirements, how to apply to universities, in-state, and private, public and out-of-state options. In addition, the Centers sponsor an annual college fair on each campus with forty (40) plus university recruiters participating. The Centers also have computers dedicated for the use of students interested in transferring. Students can access ASSIST an online articulation system that lets students know the major preparation requirements for California public universities both in the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) system. It also has general education requirements for UC (IGETC) and CSU (CSU Breadth). Eureka, a computerized library of careers also features an extensive collection of colleges and universities, short-term training options and many more valuable tools to guide student in their career and training decisions.