Stories and Features

Career Glance: medical assisting provides a quick route to allied health careers

02.23.2014 | By Rob Vanya

Within a month after earning a medical assisting certificate from San Jacinto College, Angelica Gomez found a job at a local clinic. Photo credit: Rob Vanya, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.


A one-year technical certificate in medical assisting from San Jacinto College can not only lead to a good job, it can also provide a quick route to various high demand allied health careers.

Career Glance: Starting off on water as a deckhand

01.09.2014 | By

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 out on the water?