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Our Mission

The Career Institute and Job Center at Merritt College is committed to supporting students and community members in making valid connections between their academic experience, career paths, past and future employment, and employers and other industry partners. The Career Institute and Job Center provides services and programs to help individuals clarify academic and career goals, establish career plans, develop job-search skills, cultivate professional workforce skills, and make successful career transitions. We build relationships and strategic partnerships with alumni, employers, and community-based organizations in order to optimize internship, job, and career opportunities for our clients to ensure each is competitive and optimally prepared for success.