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Division of Student Affairs

Career Center

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.


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 
Career Center Main Office: Lassen 1013
Phone: 278.7205

College of Engineering & Computer Science, College of Arts & Letters
Michelle Okada 
Career Center Main Office: Lassen 1013  
Phone: 278.6827

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

College of Business Administration
College of Business Office of Student Affairs 
Phone: 278.5875


The Career Center offers a variety of workshops related to career planning such as:

  • Internship Search Strategies
  • Resumes and Cover Letters 
  • Interviewing Techniques 

All workshops will be held in the Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013.

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