Events & Workshops

The Career Center hosts programs, career fairs and other events throughout the year to connect Sacramento State students and alumni with employers and career development opportunities. Mark your calendar today for these upcoming events! Events are open to all Sacramento State students and alumni. 

Individuals needing reasonable accommodations are to contact the Career Center at 916-278-6231 or careercenter@csus.edu at least 5 business days before the event.

Helpful Tips to Prepare for an Event:

  1. Research companies that are attending the event by visiting their website
  2. Prepare your resume and bring copies to the event
  3. Prepare a short background statement on your education and experience
  4. Develop questions to ask an employer at the event
  5. Dress professionally or business casual when meeting with employers
Fall 2017 Events - Download Fall 2017 events Calendar Here
FBI Collegiate Citizens Academy (Sept. 26; Oct. 10 & 24; Nov. 7 & 21)

FBI Collegiate Citizens Academy

Get one step ahead and get an inside look into the FBI. All presentations will be conducted by FBI personnel. Attend all presentations and
receive a certificate of completion.

When: Tuesdays, September 26 / October 10, 24 / November 7, 21 

Time: 3 pm - 5 pm (each session)

Where: University Union, Hinde Auditorium, 1st Floor 

Register here: www.tinyurl.com/sacstatefbi17 

C2C Career Readiness Internship Academy (Oct. 13, 20 & 27; Nov. 3 & 17)

C2C Career Readiness Internship Academy

The College to Career (C2C) Internship Academy, a partnership between Sacramento State's Career Center and University Advancement division, provides recent college graduates with essential career-readiness training and the possibility of an internship placement upon completion. It connects students and graduates with a variety of Sacramento-area employers who are seeking the next generation of employment talent.

When: Fridays, October 13, 20, 27 & November 3, 17 (The WELL) / 10 am - 2:30 pm

Where: Library 11

Transitioning from College to Career (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.

When: 

  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017 / 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Where: Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013 

RSVP is strongly encouraged, although drop-ins are welcomed.
Log into your Hornet Career Connection account here and look under the “Career Fairs, Events, Workshops” and then click on “Workshops”.

Spring 2018 Events
Arts & Letters Professional Seminar Series (February 7 - March 14)

Arts & Letters Professional Seminar Series

The Career Center in collaboration with the College of Arts and Letters present the Arts & Letters Professional Series.  Hear from industry experts on career preparedness strategies for students majoring in the arts and letters disciplines. Learn tips and tools on how to prepare for your career.  One unit of academic credit and/or a Certificate of Professional Development available.

When: Wednesdays, February 7 - March 14, 2018/ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Where: University Union, Forest Suite, 2nd floor 

For more information, please click here ( http://csus.edu/careercenter/alpss/)

Health, Science & Technology Career Fair (February 27)

This is a great opportunity for students to interact and connect with health, science and technology employers looking to recruit for part-time, full-time and internship opportunities.

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 / 12 pm - 3 pm

Where:  University Union, Forest & Orchard Suites, 2nd Floor 

For more information: Kelly Van Zandt – vanzandt@csus.edu or Emanuel Melgarejo - melgarejo@csus.edu

C2C Internship Academy (February 23, March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23)

The College to Career (C2C) internship Academy provides Sacramento State students and alumni with essential career readiness training and the opportunity for students to network with employers who are looking for interns. This academy connects Sacramento State students and alumni with a variety of Sacramento-area employers who are seeking the next generation of employment talent. Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Network with other new professionals seeking career-oriented employment.
  • Make personal contacts with Sacramento-area employers who will share information about their industry as well as their own personal career journey.
  • Receive priority consideration to interview with these employers for a potential paid internship.

Students must commit to attend the 20-hour internship academy and will receive a certificate of completion.

When: February 23, March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23 /  

Time: 10AM – 2:30PM (each session)

Where: TBD 

For more information: Candace McGee – cmcgee@csus.edu

JCPenney Suit-Up Event (March 4)

Sac State Career Center is partnering up with JCPenney store in Arden Mall to host a Suit-Up Event. The store will offer students and alumni the opportunity to shop for career wear at discounted prices. This private event is open exclusively to Sac State students and alumni.

When: Sunday, March 4th

Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Where: JC Penney Store in Arden Fair Mall

For more information: Voun Sa – sa@csus.edu

1:1 Resume Review: Tips from the Expert

Learn and receive tips from top employers and professionals on how to shine on your resume using your academic work, projects, work experience, volunteer work, activities and leadership.

When: Tuesday, March 6th

Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Where: University Union, Redwood Room

For more information: Melissa Gochnauer – Melissa.gochnauer@csus.edu

All Majors Career Fair (April 3)

Looking for a job or internship? Attend the Spring 2018 All Majors Career Fair on Tuesday, April 3rd in the Union from 10AM - 2PM. Over 100 Employers will be recruiting for full-time, part-time, internship, and volunteer opportunities. Open to both students and alumni from ALL majors. Please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume. While at the fair, please stop by the LinkedIn Photo Booth to have a professional portrait taken for FREE.

When: Tuesday, April 3

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Where: University Union, Ballroom

For more information: Voun Sa – sa@csus.edu

Educator Recruitment Expo (April 18)

This is a great opportunity for students to connect with school districts, education services and agencies looking to recruit for full-time, part-time, internship or volunteer opportunities.

When:  Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where:  University Union, Ballroom, 1st Floor

For more information: Kelly Van Zandt - vanzandt@csus.edu

Internship Awareness Week (April 23 – April 27)

Internship Awareness Week (IAW) is a successful high-impact practice event that engages students, top employers, and the campus community through information sessions. These career-ready presentations engage our students to better connect to their disciplines and to best prepare them while introducing internship opportunities.

The week ends with the culminating event, the Fun in the Sun Internship Fair. This event attracts our top employers who are offering summer internships and allows our students to network with employers while looking for internships related to their academic disciplines.

When:  April 23 – April 27

Where: TBD 

For more information: Candace McGee – cmcgee@csus.edu