Student Resources

ATTENTION: COVID-19 UNEMPLOYMENT AND DISABILITY INFORMATION

UNEMPLOYMENT AND DISABILITY INFORMATION:

The Unemployment Development Department (EDD) provides a variety of support services to people affected by COVID-19 in California.  Please visit their online options HERE for service. 

California does allow DACA beneficiaries to apply for unemployment benefits if they meet all eligibility requirements.  For additional EDD information please visit their website HERE

SICK OR QUARANTINED:
If you'r unable to work due to having or being exposed to COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional), you can file a Disability Insurance (DI) claimHERE

For guidance on COVID-19, visit the California Department of Public Health website HERE

Logo JOBSPEAKER: Modesto Junior College provides students and alumni free access to the newest online job posting platform JOBSPEAKER.  Jobspeaker does something that no other web app does.  It helps you in every phase of your job search by allowing you to save jobs you find, and track all your job search information, tasks, and events in one place. Allowing you to search for jobs anywhere from your computer or phone.  Sign up HERE

Student Eligibility
Currently enrolled, alumni or transferred from Modesto Junior College 

Step One: Create an account on Jobspeaker

Step Two: Apply online from a computer or the mobile application via the Jobspeaker App on your smart phone.

Step Three: When actively job seeking, check your Jobspeaker account often.

For best results with Jobspeaker use Google Chrome as your browser.

 

CAREER EXPLORATION RESOURCES

California Career Zone: helps people explore, plan for and pursue careers that reflect their passion, skills and life goals.

O*NET: this database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities and interests associated with occupations. My Next Move: is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about career options

CareerOneStop: easy-to-understand workforce information and tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.