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Community Partnerships & Events

Mission College values its many partnerships within the City and County of Santa Clara and throughout Silicon Valley. Here are some of our partnerships.

City and County of Santa Clara

  • City of Santa Clara and the residents' support of community college

  • Santa Clara Unified School District and regular outreach with Wilcox, Santa Clara, New Valley and Wilson High

  • Santa Clara Courts and our court mandated courses.
  • Santa Clara Library including the annual Librarypalooza, which we bring our food truck out.

  • Santa Clara County Office of Education
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  • Santa Clara County Department of Social Services

Community Partnerships & Events

  • Career Fair bringing employers on campus

  • VTA and our EcoPass for free transit

  • Campbell Adult and Community Education

  • Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
  • ConXion to Community

  • JobTrain

  • Kids in Common

  • PARS Equality Center

  • Sacred Heart Community Service

  • San Andreas Regional Center who refers adults with developmental disabilities to our PSDD program.

  • STEM Week and Earth Day celebrations

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, providing free tax returns with the help of our Accounting program.

  • WestEd

  • Bill Wilson Center

Business and Tech

  • Employers post jobs, apprenticeships and internships  to our exclusive website at jobs.missioncollege.edu

  • Tech tours to places like Facebook, Tesla, Intel, Solaria, NASA, SAP, Qualcomm.

Education

  • Partnership with Notre Dame du Namur when students can receive a four-year Bachelor's from NDNU and take all classes at Mission.

  • Regular visits from Santa Clara University, San Jose State, UC Santa Cruz, Cal State East Bay and others as part of our Transfer Center.

  • Local school districts, including:
    • Santa Clara Unified School District
    • Campbell Union School District
    • San Jose Unified School District
    • Eastside Union School District
    • Fremont Unified School District
    • Milpitas Unified School District
    • Silicon Valley Career Technical Education

  • Adult schools including:
    • Santa Clara Adult Education 
    • Milpitas Adult School
    • Campbell Adult & Community Education
    • Eastside Adult Education
    • Silicon Valley Adult Education