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Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving

Fast track training can have students job ready in one semester

San Jacinto College offers numerous “fast track” programs at each of its three campuses that can have graduates ready for entry-level positions with just one semester of training. Credit hours in most of the fast track programs

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Girl Scouts attend San Jacinto ‘Cookie College’   San Jacinto College hosted nearly 130 Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council for a Girl Scout “Cookie College” event. Along with arts and crafts booths and a cookie “spirit

6-week program places students in the driver’s seat of a new career

The need for truck drivers isn’t going anywhere. In fact, almost 20 percent more people will be needed to cruise the highways by 2020, as industries are picking up speed across all areas from energy to manufacturing.

Faculty Spotlight: Eddie Foster’s journey to finding the ‘best job’

Eddie Foster’s lifelong love may be high school football, but the Mont Belvieu native describes how the lovesick blues set him on a path into welding, or what he calls the “best job.” As department chair of

Training for health care’s newest demand

Combine a master’s in electrical engineering, computer science, and high school graduate enthusiasm, and you get just some of the diverse backgrounds of San Jacinto College’s biomedical clinical equipment technician program. All patient care technology requires maintenance

How to pay for college

Let’s face it. Figuring out how to pay for college can be intimidating. With the rising cost of tuition and fees across the country, you may think that the only way you can attend college is to

An industry always hiring to keep the lights on

Texas boasts some of the highest employment for electricians, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as many of the top-growing industries are located within the Houston region. With a median pay at an average of $50,000

Where behind the scenes is the front line to quality assurance

Ever wondered how materials are tested to hold up? There are technicians behind the scenes who have inspected and tested the items to ensure the highest quality. Yet, careers in such line of work, called non-destructive testing,

Demand is high in the international business logistics career field

Houston remains one of the leading shipping and distribution centers of the world, and it is no surprise that there is strong demand for people with training in supply chain management, also known as international business and

From deckhand to captain, maritime industry offers variety of career opportunities

When José Tamayo and Calvin Aubry step foot onto the deck of the Galveston Island Ferry, they can be in for a long day as deckhands. But as they both see it, what’s better than a day

Companies visit San Jacinto College for engineering design graphics candidates

Representatives from Oil States Industries recently held a recruiting event at San Jacinto College to meet with associate degree drafting candidates from the engineering design graphics (EDG) program. Kelly Collins, with the human resources department at Oil

Your Community’s College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving

Aerospace Academy gives students STEM at their fingertips

One of the most unique programs the San Jacinto College Continuing and Professional Development division offers to students is the Aerospace Academy. For more than a decade, the Aerospace Academy has partnered with the NASA-Johnson Space Center

Get fit, have fun, enrich your life through Life Long Learning

People of almost any age and any walk of life can enrich their lives through Life Long Learning courses offered by the Continuing and Professional Development (CPD) division at San Jacinto College. You don’t have to be