The Career Center is firmly committed to assisting students in their effort to be successful and achieve their academic goals.
The Center is available to guide and direct students to career and vocational fields that best "fit" or match their interests, aptitudes and goals. The Center provides opportunities for extensive career exploration and evaluation of interests, aptitudes, skills and other characteristics related to vocational and pre-professional planning and job success. This includes:
Career Counseling appointments are available Monday through Friday.
A resource library including career magazines, books, computer application programs, and career interest videos.
Computer Software Programs
Career Workshops/Career Insight Forums (CIF)
Career Insight Facility Tours
Tours of RCCD Career & Technical Education Programs
Computer access to all students to utilize internet resources for careers and employment.
Career Resources & References
CHOICES: Is an education and career planning software designed to help students build meaningful plans using validated assessments and comprehensive databases of occupation, post-secondary school and program information.
EUREKA: Is an extremely powerful, user-friendly career exploration computer software program. Students can navigate through our "Eureka Career Guidance" software to research career/vocational data regarding salaries, employment projections/job outlook, job descriptions/assigned responsibilities, required educational background/training and comparable employment fields.
The CareerFest is offered during the Spring Semester. Career & Technical Education Programs and Community professionals provide information on preparation, job requirements, and outlook in various career areas. The occupational department at Riverside Community College District provides career demonstrations for our students, facility, administrations and our community. CareerFest 2010 flyer.
This tool will help you to research different options in your major field of study and give you an overview of the path that you have chosen.Â It is an insightful workshop that will open your eyes to the abundance of information in your chosen career path. You will be able to speak with experts in your career field and see them in action! Majors include but not limited to: Business, Psychology, Nursing, Sociology, Administration of Justice/Criminal Justice, Computer Information System, Education/Teaching, Theater Arts, Communications/Television Production, etc. Click here for the schedule of evetns for the Career Insight Forum.
Contact the Career Center at (951) 222-8072 for future dates. Titles of the workshops include:
How to decide on a Career or Major?
What's the 411 on the 911?
There's No Business Like your Business
What do I need to do to become a Teacher?
Inside a Criminal's Mind
You're in Good Hands with Nursing
Bring out the animal in you...Veterinary Science
Hot Career Trends
Fasterst Growing Career Fields
The Student-Athlete, Careers and Transferring to a 4-year institution
The ABC's of Career Decision Making
And many more...
RCC's Transfer/Career Center will have a captive audience of students and staff members interested in visiting different faciliies to determine an academic major and career goal. During this tour members from different organizations will discuss an overview of the skills and requirements that one will need to be successful. In the Fall semester of 2009, the Transfer/Career Center and students visited Body World Exhibit, Perris High School, Care Connexxus, Black Voice Foundation, Magnum Riverside Range, Riverside Justice Center, People Choce Staffing, Riverside Detention Center (Rober Presley) just to name a few. Students will be able to speak with experts in their career field and see them in action! Click here for the schedule of events for the Career Insight Facility Tours.
These tours of our Career & Technical Education & their facilities are offered during the Spring Semester. These tours give you an opportunity to see our programs first hand. We will visit the (Ben Clark Training Center, March Education Center, March Dental Education Center, Riverside, Norco, and Moreno Valley College).