Career Services

Welcome to LMC Career Services!
Los Medanos College is ready to prepare you for success in the workplace!  We are here to assist LMC students with jobs, internships, and learning opportunities to kickstart their careers.

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Attend a career workshop, prepare a resume, ace an interview, and compete for an internship for the summer so you can earn college units, along with wages that will help you get ahead based on relevant skills and experience from your major and vocational program choices.  

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Employer Services at LMC

LMC Career Services are here to support our local employers.  If you have a job posting, flyer to share, and or an interest with participating on our campus or off campus please share with our Student Life Office at LMC.

Post on College Central Network today!  

We will share on our social media sites and eblast students registered on College Central Network If you would like to register and develop a long term relationship with our campus, visit our:

East Bay Earn and Learn site : Register today and become an active member of our college campus community supporting student success and employment.     


      Student Services at LMC

LMC Career Services assists our LMC students with our Career Counselor supporting your career questions, and our career team supporting students with career assessments, employment, internships and workbased learning opportunities in the local area. 

  • Need a resume? 
  • Searching for a job? 
  • Not sure about your major? 
  • Interested in speaking to a professional from industry?   
  • Career Assessments, Career Coach, MBTI/Strengthsquest

Visit and schedule an appointment today!  We do have drop in hours every Wednesday from 1230-230pm along with individual appointment times available.   

                                       career resources for students         

        Week of 10/14/2019

        Events & Activities                 

            THANK YOU!

ellie mae logoThank you Ellie Mae and Claudine Rezek and her team; their team explained internship and employment information to   LMC Students.  

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     city of pittsburg

Cityofpittsburg InternshipDue November 1st 2019     

The city of PIttsburg has established The Digital Office for New Americans to provide and promote access to educational and community resources and events related to immigration.

City Of Pittsburg is offering this part time internship for Spring Semester 2020!  

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Career Wednesday               1230-230pm   CORE Writing Center

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Career Tracks Presentations ONLINE

If you are interested in learning more about your major, take a look at our online presentations:   Government Jobs, Multimedia and Design Jobs, Sociology/Psychology Jobs, Liberal Studies and Criminal Justice Jobs and more!  

 

Meet with our LMC Career Team!  


Sign up for a Career Workshops fall 2019! 

  • Career Workshops

    Reserve your Space!!

    Ramp up your Resume!   Designed for students unsure of where to begin in writing a resume.We'll discuss the purpose of a resume, the various sections within a resume, different resume styles, and strategies for formatting.

    What Employers WantLearn about what employers seek out for hiring students as interns as well as recent graduates.  Review key recent grad and internship resources for LMC students.

    Ace your Interview/Elevator Pitch! Designed to help students learn how to prepare for the interview in terms of researching the employer, knowing what to expect in an interview, how to dress properly, how to combat anxiety, and more.

    How to Compete for an Internship... Prepare and Explore!Learn how internships can be an effective way of gaining valuable experience from most industries.  We will identify key steps and resources to help students navigate internship opportunities both locally and nationally.

    LinkedIn How, What, and Why! Want to learn how to utilize the #1 online professional networking tool for your job search? Learn the basics of LinkedIn, including setting up a profile, managing account settings, how to add and remove connections, work with the Inbox, and how to join Groups.

    **Designing your Major & Career Pathways!   Major and Career Exploration Online Unsure about your major?   

    Now you are here at LMC, lets help you design your future!  What are you curious about?  What inspires you?  Lets help you search for curiosity and inspiration, not career planning.  **Virtual Sessions, Online Workshops-ZOOM:  We will be using CCCConfer/Zoom Technology and host online career workshops for students at LMC. 

  • Drop In Career Wednesdays

     DROP IN WEDNESDAYS

    • Getting started on your resume? 
    • Thinking about employment and landing that internship for next summer? 
    • Drop in so you can get help with a major choice, career info and more!

    Drop in Wednesdays are available to students who need assistance with resume work and other major and career questions.    Please drop in and have your resume reviewed by our professional staff, along with career services to support you while you are at LMC!

    12:30-2:30pm Center for Academic Support CORE area.  We will also be in the Library, and the Quad area outside in front of student services bldg.  

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    CLASSROOM PRESENTATION REQUESTS    Fall 2019-2020

    If you are a faculty or staff and would like to request a presentation from the Transfer/Career Services, please fill our presentation request form here. We ask that you complete this form three weeks prior to your event. For questions or more information, please contact our office.  We do offer ONLINE presentations for convenience, please let us know and we will ZOOM with your students.

    Career Services-Our Department Overview- and what we do (10-15 Minutes)  

    How to make your resume POP!   (30-45 minutes)  Elevator Pitch:   How to present yourself in a professional manner.  For example, How to answer the question “Tell me about yourself” in a way that shows off your skills and abilities in the professional world.  The presentation also involves creating your elevator speech that can be used to market yourself at a career event.

    ONET (deciding on your major) and your job search.  This presentation requires each student to have access to a computer.  YOU MUST arrange for the appropriate classroom space.  (30-45 minutes)

    Ace your Interview! (45 minutes)

    College Central Link (30 Minutes) our career management system where students may explore and apply for jobs and internships.  View and RSVP for career events and more.  Share their resume with employers and explore career information and complete career assessments

    .Linked In (30 minutes) Learn about this professional networking site and how to set up your profile. Please provide us with additional information about the audience we will be presenting to (first year students, students that will be transferring to a 4 yr institution, future career goals academic majors etc.  For more information, call our office at 925-473-7444. 


What is a major and what can I do with my major?  Learn more about majors and careers!

  • What Can I do With This Major?

    what can i do with this majorhttps://whatcanidowiththismajor.com/major

    Whether you’re exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research through the websites provided.”

    ““Developed by University of Tennessee Center for Career Development, this thorough resources provides information on common majors and areas you may end up working in, employers, and strategies on how to enter into such fields. Links to professional associations, occupational outlook, miscellaneous related resources and employment websites are all featured for each major“

  • Vault 

    http://www.vault.com/

    Find out what it's really like to work within an industry, company, or profession, and how to position yourself to start, advance, or change your career.” Log in with your student email to utilized our subscribed service to Vault


If you need a job right away, come by and schedule a visit with our partners Opportunity Junction.

  • Opportunity Junction

    Opportunity JunctionNeed a job while in school? 

    Seeking employment for the summer months?

    Find information about current employment opportunities on campus and in East Contra Costa County
    Attend workshops and orientations about job search skills, resume development, and more

    Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays  1:00pm-4:30pm Location: Transfer & Career Services (Top Floor, Student Services)To schedule an appointment call  (925) 473-7444 today!


undecided about your major?Career Resource Links

Career links to help you identify your career direction.  Connect your career direction to a career goal, organize what you will need to land the job you want, and validate your career choices with real on hands internship/apprenticeship experiences!

  • OC Career Cafe

    https://www.occareercafe.com/

    A Virtual career center from Orange County California Community Colleges-(for all students)

  • California Career Zone

    https://www.cacareerzone.org/

    The California CareerZone site is powered by Headed2, a secure career exploration and coaching platform which can be accessed from anywhere to continuously connect learning with earning. Headed2 is an educational technology company focused on career and transition planning. Their mission is to help people explore, plan for and pursue careers that reflect their passion, skills, and life goals.”“The California CareerZone site is a career exploration and coaching platform

  • ONET Online

    https://www.onetonline.org/

    An occupational database to learn about all types of occupational tasks, skills, specialized knowledge, work activities, context, level of education, wages & employment”

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook

    https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

    Occupational Outlook online will support your career goals with key labor market information regarding requirements, and licensures for many occupations from all industry sectors

  • Linked InTutorial

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    More than 85 million students are registered with Linked In from around the globe.  Prepare your profile and utilize networks that can support your career goals!  


Who to Contact

Name                                                       Title                                                          Contact


 

Rachel Anicetti
Director, Transfer & Career Services
ranicetti@losmedanos.edu  925-473-7443
Cynthia Perez Nicholas
Career Services Coordinator
cperez@losmedanos.edu    925-473-7446

 

Mark Isham
Career Counselor

 

Edward Beanes
Program Coordinator, Career Exploration 
ebeanes@losmedanos.edu  925-473-7551

 

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Career services for LMC students are available at both our Brentwood Campus, and LMC Main Campus in Pittsburg.  If you are interested in scheduling an appointment to meet with a Career Advisor/Career Counselor, please call 925-473-7444.  


Hours & Location

8:00am-6:00pm    Monday-Friday

Location: Student Services Building, 4th Floor (SS4)  (across from Counseling Dept.)
Front Desk Fall and Spring Semester Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Join the weekly Transfer & Career Services email list for to get notified of upcoming programs, workshops, events, and cool internships!  Contact our office for more information!