Frequently asked questions

1. Where is the Career/Transfer Center located?
3rd floor, Lesher Building Rm. 312.

What hours is the Career/Transfer Center open?
Our hours are listed on our Contact Us page.

Summer hours may vary,  please call ahead to ensure that someone is available to assist you: (209) 384-6243.

What does the Career Center offer?
The Career Center give students the opportunity to research careers and find out which ones would be best suited for them.  We have many computer programs, websites and books that offer students a wealth of knowledge.  We also have information about majors.  It is important for students to understand that they are able to choose a single career through many different majors.

What tools are available to help research different careers?
Our center offers many different resources in a variety of formats.  We have a software program called Eureka that allows students to find their interests, connect them to a career and then match to a college and major that is right for them.

How do I go about taking a Career Interest Test?
There are  two types of Career Interest Tests, the Myers Briggs (MBTI) and Strong Interest Inventory.  These assessments are  free for students that attend Merced College.  Students are able to access the Career inventories from their own computers or they can use the computers in the Career Center. To obtain addtional information about Career Interest Test/Inventories, stop by the Career Center and speak with  Career Center staff and/or Career Counselor.

Who is eligible to use the Career Center?
Our services are available to any current Merced College student.  Our services are also extended to former students for up to 2 years after they have left Merced College.

What if my question is not answered on this page?
If you still have questions or seeking additional information,  please feel free to stop by Career Center or call for more information: (209) 384-6243.