Portfolium is now available to all MiraCosta Students. Portfolium helps you create an organized, visual record of your academic and professional accomplishments. Think of Portfolium as your own professional website. Check your email for your special registration link or contact the Career Center at 760.795.6772 for help.
MiraCosta College surveyed local business leaders in the spring of 2016. Among the findings, you'll discover that more than half of the responding local businesses employ fewer than 50 people and that almost a third have been MiraCosta College students. Results.
Check out the Career Center's Fall Workshop scheduled here.
Interested in what MiraCosta faculty have to say about how to succeed in the courses they teach and in related careers? Hear what advice they had to share at the Career and Major Fair.
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Debbie works as a Circulation Aide in the Library. She has been described as a natural leader who demonstrates a stellar work ethic, and always goes the extra mile to see other students succeed.
Pictured from left: Julie Essman (Student Employment Specialist), Albert Daniel, Alejandro Arreguin Villegas, Abigail Bozzay, Bibi Hernandez, Debbie White, Dr. Sunita Cooke (Superintendent/President)
Hundreds of students attended the Career and Major Fair. The Career Center hosts this event to help students make informed, intentional career decisions and develop informational interviewing and networking skills. Nearly 90 faculty, representing 51 disciplines volunteered their time to respond to students' questions about various disciplines and related careers.
Students gathered to learn the steps required to become an enrolled agent. Enrolled agents are tax professionals licensed by the federal government. They are experts in tax planning and the preparation of tax returns, and can advocate on behalf of taxpayers before the IRS and state tax agencies. Attendees learned from a panel of four North County enrolled agents how they came into the profession and the necessary steps to sit for the required exam. Mike Deschamps, lead accounting instructor, organized and moderated the event.
Looking for a job? Here’s Kanesa explaining how the Career Center helped her get hers.
Can't choose a major? Here's Cat describing how the Career Center helped her decide.