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Engineer Your Career at LMC!

By Francesca Briggs Have you ever used a computer, a car, or a mobile phone? Do you like to listen to music, bake, or watch TV? Have you ever ridden a bicycle or been on an airplane? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you have interacted with engineering systems. Engineering is the creative application of mathematics and science to design, build, and maintain structures,...
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Liberal Arts? Yes!

By Nancy Ybarra Are Liberal Arts degrees a dead end for graduates seeking to enter the job market? With all the current emphasis on STEM fields, one might be tempted to think so. But think again. There is mounting evidence that the 21st century workforce will need more than science, technology, engineering, and math to flourish. The skills, dispositions, and abilities of those who study...
posted in: Liberal Arts and Humanities
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LMC Internship Success

First-hand work experience is one of the key ways to gain access to the professional world and prepare for career employment. At Los Medanos College (LMC), the Workforce and Economic Development Program works with local employers to develop paid internships, supporting students’ continuous professional development. In addition to exposing students to the ever-evolving world of work, the...
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Energize Your Destiny

One life-changing event, women of all ages, and Shell Oil Co. By Tara Sanders On October 18, 2017, more than 70 people filled the Los Medanos College (LMC) Recital Hall with one mission in mind: transforming the lives of East Contra Costa County women through job training and economic mobility. “Energize Your Destiny,” a Shell Oil Company event, is a partnership between the...
posted in: Oil and Gas Technology
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Prepare for Your Future Career through Transfer

By Naomi Sheehan and Rachel Anicetti The cost of a four-year degree and student debt loads have risen relentlessly in the last decade. That’s why so many students choose to attend community college as an affordable alternative to a four-year institution. But education at a community college doesn’t have to end in a two-year degree. In fact, credit earned at a community college can often...
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Los Medanos College Fire Academy

By Captain Rick Hurtado Do you enjoy helping people and making a difference? Do you like to solve problems, work as a team, and spend time outdoors? If you enjoy these things, then the firefighting profession is a perfect career for you. The daily work of a firefighter can entail helping people who are suffering a medical emergency, responding to a traffic collision, or tackling a building...
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Behind the Badge: Exciting Career as a Peace Officer

 AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, my fundamental duty is to serve mankind; to safeguard lives and property; to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the Constitutional rights of all men to liberty, equality and justice. – Law Enforcement Code of Ethics By Lieutenant Tory...
posted in: Criminal Justice and Corrections
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Spotlight on 21st Century Employability Skills

By Amy Schulz, Rajinder Gill, Dave Wahl Los Medanos College is bringing New World of Work presenters on campus to provide intensive training, and is inviting local partners – high school and adult education teachers, counselors and career center staff, community-based organizations, and the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County – to join them. The global economy is in the...
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A Road Map to College – and on to Careers

By Cynthia Dial and Whitney Flores Los Medanos College and Opportunity Junction, a nonprofit organization in East Contra Costa County, are working together to guide young adults to college and then on to careers that will sustain them into the future. The partnership between Los Medanos College and Opportunity Junction is focused on increasing academic and career success for students who...
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