Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Set up your MJC Email 
Step 3: College Orientation 
Step 4: Assessment Testing 
Step 5: Education Plan
Step 6: Official Transcripts
Step 7: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 8: Register for Classes
Step 9: Pay Fees

Need help?

Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting our Information for International Students.

Modesto Junior College

Virtual Career Center

  • Cool connections to Professional Associations
  • Learn about your Career Pathway such as Agriculture, Education, Engineering, Arts, Media and many more...
  • Practice and build workplace skills
  • Find resources to assist your career goals
  • Get Hired!

California Occupational Guides

Summary Guide includes job description, job outlook and wages, and qualification requirements.

Detailed Guide expands on everything in the Summary Guide plus benefits, licensing, education, training, links to possible employers, how to find a job, related occupations, and links to additional resources. (Source: Employment Development Department)

Manufacturing Careers include occupations from all aspects of the industry - from the germ of an idea for a new or improved product to its design and testing processes, execution of production processes, quality control, and final delivery to the customer. Included are entry-level through more technical and professional manufacturing occupations.  (Source: Employment Development Department)

Career Clues

Want to take the mystery out of making the best college/career decisions? The best way to do that is to gather clues that can lead you in the right direction. Use the resources, experiences, and connections in these Career Clues adventures to help you identify college/career directions that compliment and build on your unique talents and strengths. (Source: Career Clues site)


The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this freely available database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, the interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers. (Source: ONET website)

UC Merced Career Services

Are you a:

freshman wondering which major to choose?
sophomore questioning your career direction?
junior looking for the perfect internship?
senior seeking your first career position or looking for the best graduate school program?
graduate student seeking a career in academia or in industry?

The Career Services Center has a full range of programs and services to help you find and achieve your career passion. (Source: UC Merced Career Center)

Occupational Information

Gathering occupational information is an important part of the career planning process. This information includes employment outlook, salary, related occupations, education and training, and job duties. Find what you need in these articles, descriptions, and interviews. (Source:

Reality Check

After high school you will need to work to pay for housing, transportation, clothes...Find out how much money you will need and which occupation will pay for all your needs. (Source: California Career Resource Network)

California Careers

California CareerZone is a new way to explore exciting jobs and occupations that the Golden State has to offer and to learn about what career path interests you. The California CareerZone is a web-based career exploration system available to ALL Californians free of charge. The site is available in three different formats: text, graphic and Flash, to suit varying internet connection speeds. (Source: California Career Resource Network)


If you are wondering what career may be best for you... or you need help in finding the right college...or you would like to research scholarships or grants for which you may be eligible...then you are at the right web site!
EUREKA has been helping students plan their careers for more than 25 years. With EUREKA, you can research Colleges and Universities, take assessment tests to help you find careers that may be right for you, learn about programs of study available for your chosen career. (Source: Eureka)

Jobs Made Real

    Jobs Made Real was conceived by Mike Marzalek, an engineer in Northern California who realized after a meeting with an educator at a California Community College, that many student do not know what job or        careers exist, and have little visibility to what people really do in      their jobs.  Mike partnered with his wife Suzy, who led the strategic direction.  The website features videos of people describing and engaged in doing   their jobs.  The website features thousands of videos of people doing their jobs and provides statistical data on job forecast and career information.  The website is educational in nature, while also engaging with elements of entertainment. 


   Your source for career exploration, training and jobs.  Start your journey to a better career here.  Looking for assistance on Veterans, career changer, laid-off worker, worker with a criminal conviction, entry-level worker, older worker, young worker, worker with a disability,credential program resources available here. 


Need help with finding a career you like, finishing high school, getting work experience, writing a resume, getting a job, getting training, working for yourself, applying to college and/or finding job search assistance visit this site for helpful resources!  

Salary Calculator

Before relocating, it's always a good idea to know how far you salary would go in your new city.  By using the salary calculator, you will be able to determine how much you would need to earn in your new city to maintain the same standard of living you currently enjoy.  The salary calculator will compare the cost of living in each city, and display the amount that you wold need to earn.





Career Development and Transfer Center

Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6239
Fax: (209) 575-6408

CD&TC Staff

Leticia Cavazos - Counselor

June Hunt - Program Specialist



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