Welcome Faculty & Staff!

Career Center Services and Programs

Faculty and staff who currently work for California State University, Sacramento are eligible to utilize Career Center services and programs with no associated fee.

We offer walk-in career counseling services to assist you in identifying what Career Center programs and services will be most beneficial. The Career Center also offers follow-up 50-minute career counseling appointments, for those who would like to work with a Career Counselor on an ongoing basis. Faculty and staff are also welcome to attend any of the events that are offered each semester.

The following career counseling and development services can provide an opportunity to spend some quality and in depth time resolving current and future issues including, but not limited to:

  • Life transitions
  • Career, work and educational planning
  • Decision making and goal setting
  • Assessment of skills
  • Values and interests
  • Exploration of barriers to educational and employment goals
  • Job search strategies
  • Practice for interview sessions
  • Resume and cover letter writing
  • Completing applications
  • Identifying resources and job listings available at Sacramento State and in the Sacramento area community

You are welcome to visit the Career Center anytime, Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. If you have any questions or need further information about Career Center services and programs, please feel free to contact us at 916.278.6231 or visit the Career Center, Lassen Hall, Room 1013.

Hornet Career Connection

Faculty & Staff have access to Hornet Career Connection as faculty or as an employer.

Faculty

All Sacramento State faculty may register for a Hornet Career Connection account as faculty. This account can be used to access Career Center events, view jobs and to review active employer contacts.

click here to sign in as faculty FOR Hornet Career Connection

Employers - Post General and/or Student Assistant Positions

Sacramento State faculty and staff may also register for Hornet Career Connection as employers to post general and/or student assistant positions. 

click here to sign in as an employer FOR Hornet Career Connection

Career Counselors and Experiential Learning Coordinators

College of Health & Human Services, College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies
Emmanuel Melgarejo
melgarejo@csus.edu 
Career Center Main Office: Lassen 1013
Phone: 278.7205

College of Engineering & Computer Science, College of Arts & Letters
Michelle Okada
michelle.okada@csus.edu 
Career Center Main Office: Lassen 1013  
Phone: 278.6827

College of Education, College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Kelly Van Zandt
vanzandt@csus.edu  
Career Center Main Office: Lassen 1013
Phone: 916.278.6235

College of Business Administration
College of Business Office of Student Affairs
E-mail:cbastudentaffairs@csus.edu 
Phone: 278.5875

On-Campus Student Employment
Voun Sa
sa@csus.edu 
Career Center Main Office: Lassen 1013
Phone: 916.278.7840

Workshops

For the fall 2017 semester, the Career Center is offering workshops to assist you in introducing your students to the career planning process and to Career Center services and programs:

All workshops are from 1:30 to 2:30 in the Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013.
RSVP is strongly encouraged, although drop-ins are welcomed. Students can log into their Hornet Career Connection account here and look under the “Career Fairs, Events, Workshops” and then click on “Workshops”.

  • Wednesday, September 13 / How to Build the Perfect Modern Resume The key to a powerful resume and cover letter is knowing why you are the perfect candidate. Learn the essentials to a building a resume and cover letter that will get noticed.

  • Tuesday, September 19 / Building a Killer Personal Brand Branding is everywhere, but sometimes it can be hard to understand our own brand. Learn how to recognize your skills and strengths and how to translate them to the job market.

  • Wednesday, September 27 / What?! I need to Prepare for a Career Fair?! That’s right! You need to prepare for a Career Fair to be considered as a serious candidate for hire. Learn what to expect at a Career Fair and what is expected of you.

  • Monday, October 2 / The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job Internships, part-time jobs, and full-time jobs….learn strategies and tools to help you find success.

  • Wednesday, October 11 / Do This, Not That: how to rock your interview Let’s face it, interviews can be intimidating! Learn how to strategically answer those tough interview questions, what to wear, and ways to set yourself apart from your competition.

  • Tuesday, October 17 / How to Build the Perfect Modern Resume The key to a powerful resume and cover letter is knowing why you are the perfect candidate. Learn the essentials to a building a resume and cover letter that will get noticed.

  • Wednesday, October 25 / Unlocking LinkedIn: tips from top recruiters You may have a profile, but chances are you aren’t using LinkedIn to its fullest capacity. Learn how to use LinkedIn to network, engage, and market yourself as a professional. Laptops encouraged.

  • Wednesday, November 1 / Do This, Not That: how to rock your interview Let’s face it, interviews can be intimidating! Learn how to strategically answer those tough interview questions, what to wear, and ways to set yourself apart from your competition.

  • Tuesday, November 11 / The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job Internships, part-time job, and full-time jobs….learn strategies and tools to help you find success.

  • Wednesday, November 15 / Transitioning from College to Career The transition from college to career can be overwhelming for some. Learn the “absolute musts” to find success.

First Year Seminar Presentations

The Career Center offers First Year Seminar presentations* upon request for the University community. This is an opportunity for a Career Center staff member to visit your classroom and conduct an interactive session on the career planning process and our programs and services.

*Due to the high number of program requests we have received, we are unable to schedule any First Year Seminar presentations at this time. We appreciate your interest and look forward to working with you in the future.

We recommend that you consider inviting your students to participate in our Ready, Set, Resume event on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from Noon - 3 pm in the University Union Ballroom. Other Career Center events and workshops can be found at here. Another alternative for your individual students who need an overview of Career Center services is to stop by the Career Center for drop-ins Monday-Friday 10 am - 4 pm.

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