News & Events
MCC Student Wins Hyink Internship Award Again!
For the fourth time in six years, a MiraCosta College student was selected to receive the Bernard L. Hyink $1,000 Scholarship. Eligibility for this award includes membership in the California Internship and Work Experience Association (CIWEA) along with submission of an essay on “How My Internship/Work Experience Has Influenced My Career Choice.” English literature major Sarah Olson’s essay “STEM Without Borders” received the highest rank in the state. As she wrote in her paper, Sarah pursued an internship at the Nordson STEM Center because she wanted “to create a social media project showcasing the stories of the students who overcame obstacles like race, gender, and socioeconomic background to pursue a degree in science or engineering.” Sarah accepted the invitation to the CIWEA conference where she read her essay to association members and received her award and a $1,000 check.
Meet MiraCosta's 2018 Student Employee of the Year!
Tereza Zafra, a Social Justice & Equity Center (SJEC) Intern, serves as a resource for SJEC visitors, assists with programming and events and communicates with faculty and community partners to bring quality programming to as many MiraCosta students as possible. According to her supervisor, Jodi Mulhall, Tereza “stands out on the basis of her hard work, commitment to her position and to her colleagues, and her integrity.” Tereza was chosen as the lead on communicating with MiraCosta faculty based on her communication skills and ability to craft professional and warm emails. She displays professionalism, respect and eloquence in every interaction. In addition to her advanced soft skills, Tereza cares deeply about raising the visibility of and opportunities for underrepresented students. Tereza will continue her education with a focus in business and dreams of opening her own one day. Stay tuned for more MiraCosta students making a difference!
JIF March Madness!
- Attention: The Job and Internship Fair (JIF) will be located in the Student Center, OC3400.
Jobs and internships will be showering down and you don't want to miss out on your chance to blossom into your future career.
- Thursday, March 1, 10AM - 2PM
- Oceanside Campus: StudentCenter, OC3400
- RSVP: miracosta.edu/JAIN
Be sure to dress professionally and bring your resume!
Careers In Art Event!
- Learn how different roles relate to many career paths in Art!
- Wednesday, February 14, 2018
- 1:15-3:00 p.m.
- MiraCosta College
- John MacDonald Board Room, OC1068
- Careers In Art Flyer
Spring 2018 Workshop Dates
- Workshop Schedule (PDF)
Free on-campus workshops on using social media for job search, choosing a major, writing your resume, interviewing tips, and more.
Meet JAIN! Our New Job and Internship Network
Log in to JAIN with your SURF ID and password.
Career Advice from MiraCosta Faculty
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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Congratulations to the 2017 Student Employee of the Year!
Yadimir Eduardo Mendoza is a Lab Assistant at the Community Learning Center (CLC). He has been described by his supervisors as reliable, knowledgeable, and kind. According to MCC Instructor Elizabeth Clarke, “The students look for him when he is not there and ask for him often. This is the greatest testament to his leadership in the lab because it demonstrates to us that the students see him as an important partner and support in their success.” Yadimir received his Associate of Arts Degree in Business Administration in May 2017. In the fall of 2017 he will pursue a certificate in personal training, along with beginning classes at California State University San Marcos. He was also recently promoted to Instructional Aide at the CLC where he will continue to make positive contributions in working with students and community members.