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Transfer & Career Services

Transfer and career workshops, University representative appointments, individual meetings with transfer and career coaches and counselors,work experience orientations,and major explorationprograms

Located in the Student Services Complex, Level 4

In-person services:
M-TH 10am-4pm, Online Services: M-TH 9am - 6pm. Friday closed


Transfer Services Staff & Ambassadors

                        Rachel is the Director of Transfer & Career Services and the LMC Transfer Academy learning community. Rachel is proud to be born and raised in The Bay. She earned her bachelor’s degree in History and Education from University of California, Santa Cruz, and her master’s degree in Social Work from CSU East Bay. Rachel holds a strong passion for educational equity and justice, and has worked for non-profits like Citizen Schools, Huckleberry Youth Programs, Canal Alliance, and the Youth Services Bureau- specifically in areas of access to higher education, mental health, and access to higher education for undocumented students.  

David is the Transfer Counselor at Los Medanos College, and is available to meet with students in the Transfer Academy, as well as all LMC students who are over all interested in transferring. David received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from UC San Diego, and his Master’s Degree in College Counseling from San Francisco State University. David has worked in various roles in the education field, and is happy to have found his home here at LMC, as he greatly enjoys serving as a resource and supporting students through their transfer and educational journeys.  

Sandra is the Senior Program Coordinator of Transfer Services and the Program Coordinator of the Transfer Academy learning community. She previously worked for more than four years in Career & Transfer Services at Diablo Valley College, and eleven years in the Contra Costa Community College District. Sandra completed her Bachelor's Degree in Child and Youth Care at the University of Victoria, B.C., and more recently completed her Master's Degree through Lesley University in Mindfulness Studies. When she is not serving students Sandra enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading, or being outdoors.

Cynthia Perez-Nicholas is the Career Services Coordinator at Los Medanos College. She has served in many roles supporting students throughout her career in education including Workforce Development, Language Development, Research and Accountability, and Special Education. Along with an M.A. in Education and a B.A. in Social Science, Cynthia has served students at both the K-12 and community college level and brings a strong passion to assist students in making the connection from their educational pursuits to career and employment opportunities.  

Mark Isham is the adjunct career counselor for Transfer and Career Services. While new to the Los Medanos College family, Mark has prior experience at Diablo Valley College, where he was the international student counselor, then an instructor in the International Education Center at DVC, and finally as an adjunct instructor, teaching Career and Life Planning. Mark received his bachelor's degree in speech communication with a minor in drama, and has three master's degrees, all related to education and counseling. Mark's current professional interests, besides providing the best career counseling he can to LMC students, are in online learning and instructional design.


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Class Presentations for LMC Staff & Faculty

Transfer and Career Services would be happy to talk to your students on a variety of topics from transferring basics, to career and major exploration, to resume and cover letter development. You can request a presentation to be held during your class time instead of canceling class (or while you are still there).

Transfer & Career Learning Support Outcomes

1.  Students who participate in a Transfer Basics class presentation will increase their
knowledge of transfer options and resources available to them.

2.  Increase the number of Black/African American students participating in transfer
activities (workshops, class presentations, and university tours) by 15% by Fall 2022

3. Students who attend an employer presentation will be able to identify resources available to
employees and/or internships at the company they meet virtually.

4. Increase Cooperative Work Experience Education student enrollment to 279 students
annually by Fall 2022


Brandon Alvarez, Student Ambassador


Nadia Burciaga, Student Ambassador


Lynny Cano, Student Ambassador

Lynny Cano

Aleli Gomez, Student Ambassador

Aleli Gomez

Daniela Lopez, Student Ambassador

Daniela Lopez

Neda Saleh, Student Ambassador

Neda Saleh

Alyicia Teal, Student Ambassador