The Career Center gives students the opportunity to research careers and find out which one would be best for them. We offer several computer programs, websites, and books that offer students a variety of resources. We also have a Career Counselor available to meet with currently enrolled students and answer any questions you may have pertaining to your major and/or career interest. Merced College alumni can also receive Career services for up to two years after graduation.
Contact the Merced College Career Center for basic questions, assistance with scheduling an appointment, inquiring about employment, or to take a career assessment.
Looking for a Job?
The Career Center has put together a list of Part-time jobs located in and around the Merced area. Click the link below to access the job list and job application.
Need Resume Assistance?
Check out or resources page for helpful tips on building a resume.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Career Center gives students the opportunity to research careers and find out which ones would be best suited for them. We have many computer programs, websites and books that offer students a wealth of knowledge. We also have information about majors. It is important for students to understand that they are able to choose a single career through many different majors.
Our center offers many different resources in a variety of formats. We have a software program called Eureka that allows students to find their interests, connect them to a career and then match to a college and major that is right for them.
There are two types of Career Interest Tests, the Myers Briggs (MBTI) and Strong Interest Inventory. These assessments are free for students that attend Merced College. Students can access the Career inventories from their own computers or use them in the Career Center. To obtain additional information about Career Interest Test/Inventories, stop by the Career Center and speak with Career Center staff and/or Career Counselor.
Our services are available to any current Merced College student. Our services are also extended to former students for up to 2 years after they have left Merced College.
If you still have questions or are seeking additional information, please feel free to stop by Career Center or call for more information: (209) 384-6243 or (209) 384-6053.
Luciano S GonzalezStudent Support CoordinatorCareer & Transfer Center
Steve T ClarkCounselorGuidance