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The Career & Transfer Information Center is a resource to help you identify your major, plan your career, and/or select a transfer institution. This website contains information on the services provided by the center and by the college to support your transfer.

Please connect with a Career & Transfer Center Student Resource Advisor at: bcc-careertransfercenter@peralta.edu

 

Center hours for Fall 2017:

Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Lunch hour varies.

Appointments are available for concentrated Career Exploration, Employment, and Internship Inquiries.

Please call, e-mail or come into the center to schedule an appointment.

Career & Transfer Center Coordinator, Andrea Williams
(510) 981-2811 amwilliams@peralta.edu
Transfer Counselor, Emie Mitsuno Hernandez
(510) 981-5013, or emitsuno@peralta.edu

 

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Pathways to Four-Year Universities

Pathways to Four Year Universities is a new alliance between UC Berkeley and the Peralta Community College District.  Pathways is an agreement that allows for a number of benefits to our colleges and students to pave the way for Peralta students to transfer to UC Berkeley or another four year university.

  • Pathways places UC Berkeley advisers, through their Center for Educational Partnerships, at the member community colleges.  These advisers are meant to have regular availability at our colleges to advise students on transfer requirements to UC Berkeley or other 4-year universities.
  • Pathways allows Peralta students to take UC Berkeley Summer Sessions courses to make progress towards their AA degree at the Peralta Colleges. The summer courses will remain on their UC Berkeley transcript and count toward their degree should they transfer to UC Berkeley.Pathways creates a financial aid consortium agreement between Peralta and UC Berkeley that allows our colleges to package financial aid (Pell, Cal Grant, and loans) based on UC Berkeley’s Summer Sessions’ costs to help students pay for their courses at UC Berkeley.
  • Pathways creates a financial aid consortium agreement between Peralta and UC Berkeley that allows our colleges to package financial aid (Pell, Cal Grant, and loans) based on UC Berkeley’s Summer Sessions’ costs to help students pay for their courses at UC Berkeley.

To read the Pathways Brochure, click on this link: Pathways Brochure. For more information about the program, click on this link for the UC Berkeley Pathways website: Pathways to Four-Year Universities | Berkeley Summer Sessions.

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Starting Point

Starting Point Mentor Program (SPMP) makes UC Berkeley more accessible to community college students. Berkeley City College students are paired with UCB students who transfered from community college; SPMP allows students to ask about and experience the campus. To apply to Starting Point, click on this link and access the on-line application: SPMP Mentee Application. To contact Starting Point directly, call (510) 642-4257, UCB Transfer, Reentry & Student Parent Center or email – startingpoint@berkeley.edu  or ucbstartingpoint@gmail.com.

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Explore Your Major

Assist.org is a powerful tool that links information from California Community Colleges, California State Universities, and the University of California system. It is an excellent resource for researching academic majors and university options. You are always welcome to drop-in to the Career & Transfer Information Center to do research and exploration, as well as accessing Assist on your own.

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Do You Plan to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree?

These two documents provide information on earning your bachelor’s degree:

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Personal Statements

Many college and university applications will require a personal statement essay. The following tips are from BCC Sociology Instuctor Dr. Linda McAllister. She has extensive experience reading statements for undergraduate and graduate admissions. Tips for Writing the Personal Statement (pdf)

 

 

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