As per the vision, mission and values of Colorado Mountain College, CMC aims to help all students who walk through its doors with their individual educational goals, by providing a high-quality education that is affordable and accessible. We offer appropriate academic rigor within a supportive student-centered environment, and providing hands-on learning opportunities at every turn.
Why recruit CMC graduates?
Whether you are seeking an Associate level or Certificate candidate through one of our specialty career or technical programs, or you wish to hire one of our Bachelor’s degree students in Business Administration, Sustainability Studies or Nursing, you will find well prepared, creative and ambitious students eager to contribute their skills to the world of work.
In 2014 the Aspen Institute has named Colorado Mountain College as one of the nation’s top community colleges. The Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence honors institutions that strive for and achieve exceptional levels of success for all students, while they are in college and after they graduate.
In 2012 CNN/Money ranked CMC in the top 20 nationally for student success at two-year colleges. The college is also ranked #1 among Colorado’s two-year colleges for graduation plus transfer rates.
Student Achievement and Success
- We are proud of our many graduates who transfer to prestigious educational institutions across the country to further their education.
- CMC is a diverse community of learners. And we know employers appreciate high achievers, who go beyond the status quo. CMC attracts outstanding high school students for dual-enrollment, whose commitment to education is unmatched. We also support hard working adults, looking to change or advance their careers in new ways.
- We appreciate that employers desire candidates who can collaboratively solve real world problems. CMC offers students an array of opportunities for hands-on learning that test their skills, allow them to work with others on important issues and offer new ways to apply their knowledge. Whether it’s studying big horn sheep as part of a Natural Resource Management internship, coordinating a campus-wide waste awareness project or collaborating with local organizations on a community greenhouse project CMC students are actively engaged in the academic experience.
- CMC is excited about the growth of its Bachelor’s degree programs. Although CMC’s inaugural class of Bachelor’s degree graduates was only one year ago they are great examples of ambition and success, and speak to the high quality of academic engagement at CMC.
Facts and Stats
For additional enrollment and demographic information on CMC students, see our helpful Facts and Stats.
Connecting with students at CMC
Colorado Mountain College welcomes the opportunity to work with graduate school programs and hiring employers in their recruiting efforts.
Campus Visits and Presentations
Build brand awareness of your organization by hosting an information table, offering in-class presentations, or information sessions, and participating in workshops in partnership with Career Services. This is one of the best ways to connect with CMC students and assist them in their career development, while also creating an opportunity to increase students’ understanding of what your organization has to offer.
Career Fairs and Events
CMC hosts various events throughout the year to support career exploration for students and job seeking. All planned events are posted on the Career Services Calendar of Events. Should you wish to inquire about participation in currently scheduled or future events, please contact CareerServices@coloradomtn.edu.
Posting Jobs and Internships
We welcome direct postings from employers on our current Student Job Board. Employers may post job and internship listings for free. Ads will be subject to approval before publishing and expire in 90 days. These listings also appear in the ‘myCMC’ portal for student viewing.
Just click on “Post an Ad” in the upper right corner. If it is your first time to the site, you will have to set up a simple profile/account, but then can post very easily thereafter.