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Appointments and Drop-in Services

Call the front desk at 916.278.6231 for referral to another counselor who can assist you.

Save the Date for the 2017 Health Careers Exploration!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Noon - 3 pm
University Union Ballroom

Career Counseling

The Career Center offers career counseling services for HHS students in the Academic Advising and Career Center, Lassen Hall 1013 on a walk-in basis. Follow-up appointments are also available in the Career Center.

Services include:

  • Finding internships, volunteer experiences or part-time jobs
  • Developing resumes and cover letters
  • Exploring career options by major and/or concentration
  • Choosing/changing a major and/or career path
  • Learning job search strategies
  • Using Career Connection (online job listings)


Criminal Justice

https://oag.ca.gov/careers/job-vacancies - This link provides job vacancies at the Department of Justice (State of California), how to take eligibility tests, and the process for filling out the application.

The United States: Department of Justice
https://www.justice.gov/careers - This link provides current vacancies on USAJobs.gov and list vacancies on their web sites. Some additional links include: United States Attorneys, Office of Justice Programs, ATF Jobs, DEA Jobs, FBI Jobs, Bureau of Prison Careers, and Tax Division.

Sacramento County: Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department
http://www.sacsheriff.com/pages/organization/professionalstandards/Recruiting.aspx - Click on link to discover some current open positions in the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. 

Sacramento County: Probation- Supporting Positive Change
http://www.probation.saccounty.net/Recruitment/Pages/EmploymentOpportunities.aspx - The Sacramento County Probation department offers several positions in probation aide, deputy, supervising officer, division chief, and other professional positions in administrative, fiscal, general, and informational technology.

Sacramento County: Law and Justice
http://www.saccounty.net/Government/GetInvolved/Pages/VolunteerLawJustice.aspx - There are multifaceted options in the Law and Justice Department in the Sacramento County. These include Coroner’s Office- Investigations Division, Coroner’s Office- Pathology Division, Sheriff Volunteer Services Bureau, Probation Department Student Interns and Volunteers, and Retired Senior Volunteer Program- An Invitation for Seniors to Serve.

HigherEd Jobs: Instructor positions (Associate/Coordinator/Part-Time faculty) to teach Criminal Justice courses

Law Enforcement Candidate Scholars’ (LECS) Program
https://www.csus.edu/hhs/lecs/index.html - The LECS program is a 21st century solution partnering with local and state law enforcement agencies in California and their neighboring communities. The LECS program is expressly designed to eliminate challenges and barriers faced among women and men seeking greater opportunities in law enforcement careers. The LECS program is fashioned to increase higher education graduation rates and career placement as well as create greater inclusion in recruitment and hiring within law enforcement. The LECS program also addresses leadership and policy issues and community relations concerns locally and throughout the state and the nation.

Criminal Justice Scholarships 2017
https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-major/criminal-justice-scholarships/ - Click on this link to find out what criminal justice scholarships are currently available!

G4s Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.
http://usa.jobs/jobs/?location=sacramento%2C+ca&q=security%2C+officer+security+guard - Click on this link if you are looking for a job opportunity to become Traditional Security Officer. G4s Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. offers entry level careers in management, sales, and executive vacancies across the United States and internationally.

Best Buy Careers- Asset Protection
http://www.bestbuy-jobs.com/job-family/asset-protection/ - Looking into a career that is rewarding and challenging. Click this link to search for an entry-level career in asset protection.

Health Science


Community Health Education

WellSpace Health: Positions, Internships, and Volunteers

Lao Family Community Empowerment, Inc.
http://lfcempowerment.org/Portals/8/documents/LFCE%20Health%20Educator%206-21-16.pdf - Click on the link above to gain perspectives in direct services to parents and children as a health educator at Lao Family Community Empowerment, Inc. Position works with home visitors and agencies to facilitate parent meetings, conduct community outreach activities, and maintain a waitlist of eligible children. 

Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC)
https://www.snahc.org/employment-opportunities/ - Navigate through this weblink to learn employment openings. The SNAHC is committed to enhancing quality of life by providing a culturally competent, holistic, and patient-centered continuum of care.

Health Care Administration

Aya Healthcare- Support Travel Nurses
http://careers.ayahealthcare.com/jobs/525955?gh_jid=525955 - Click this link to search for recruiter related jobs. Aya Healthcare is one of the largest travel nursing companies in the country and under contract with over 3000 hospitals in 50 states. This organization is committed to the highest clinical standards and dedicated to providing excellent service and care for their nurses on every assignment.

Maxim Healthcare Services
https://www.joinmaxim.com/aboutus/ - Click this link to know more about Maxim Healthcare Services. Positions available include healthcare recruiting, clinical, and corporate roles. Maxim Healthcare Services vision is to develop strong leaders and in serving its clients with great care. They offer wide range of services, from placing nurses, physicians, and other medical professionals in jobs that satisfy individual career needs and placing caregivers, nurses, and home health aides in properly matched homecare environments.

Occupational Health & Safety

PRIDE Industries: The Power of Purpose
https://hourlya1-prideindustries.icims.com/jobs/7423/safety-training-specialist/job?mode=job&iis=Website&iisn=Indeed.com - PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To create Jobs People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. 

Avitus Group
http://avitusgrouprecruiting.catsone.com/careers/index.php?m=portal&a=details&jobOrderID=8934833&ref=indeed - Click this link to learn about an exciting opportunity for a Safety Consultant to work with a growing list of clientele. The work role will manage and monitor work place safety programs, in multiple and diverse industries.


Athletic Training

https://www.theatvantage.com/job-listings/ - Click this link to know more information about positions relating to an independent contractor as athletic trainers in the Elk Grove Unified School District.

NCAA: The Market (Careers in College Athletics)- Athletic Trainer @ American River College
http://ncaamarket.ncaa.org/jobs - Click on this link for an opportunity to partake in an athletic trainers position at American River College that functions as a liaison between physician, coaches, parents, student-athletes, and administration.

Physical Education

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cffa&op=0&locale=en_US&mode=LIVE&access=E&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&source=CC675345 - Click on this link to find out current openings related to personal fitness, wellness, and customer service. There are various health club jobs in Sacramento!

https://www.indeed.com/q-Group-Fitness-l-Sacramento,-CA-jobs.html - This weblink provides many career options relating to group fitness instructor, group training management, and personal trainer roles. 

Exercise Science

http://www.jobs.com/q-exercise-physiology-l-california-jobs - Click on this weblink to find Exercise Physiology Jobs in California. Career outlooks are available in hospital care settings, rehabilitation programs, and etc.


Volunteer at Mercy General Hospital
http://www.dignityhealth.org/sacramento/hospitals/mercy-general-hospital/volunteer-at-mercy-general - Interested in volunteering your time in serving at hospital sites and demonstrating your compassion to all people who need assistance. Click on this link to read the necessary steps in applying.

FlexCare Medical Staffing
https://www.flexcarestaff.com/ - Interest in a career as a healthcare recruiter for staffing agencies as you guide travel nurses with their job assignments? Click on this link to learn more about the open positions available.

Elders Options, Inc.
http://www.elderoptionsca.com/about/careers/ - Click on this link to learn job openings in administrative office and home care provider positions. Majors include Social Work, Nursing, or related human services field.

HomeInstead Senior Care
https://www.homeinstead.com/175/home-care-jobs - Looking to get into a career as home care aides, then check out this link for available job openings in the Sacramento area.

Visiting Angels- Living Assistance Services
http://www.visitingangels.com/employment - Click link to see which employment opportunities are open. Visiting Angels is serving Auburn, Citrus Heights, Folsom, Granite Bay, Lincoln, Loomis, Rocklin, and Roseville, CA locations.

Recreating, Parks, & Tourism Administration

Recreation and Park Management

City of Sacramento- CAMP JOBS (Recreational Types of Work)

California Department of Parks and Recreation
http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=736 - Click on this weblink to know what California State Parks offer in career choices such as in operations, maintenance, resource management, and park planning design. The commitment of the organization is to develop the fullest potential in our employees and provide leadership development to prepare employees for challenges of the future.

Recreation Internships: Connecting recreation interns with recreation agencies
http://www.recreationinternships.com/listings/ - Click on the link above to search for Recreation Internship Listings. Vacant positions are available for the Summer seasons.

Recreation Therapy

http://www.suttermedicalcenter.org/psychiatry/internship-recreation-therapy.pdf - Click on link to know information on how you can participate in Recreation Therapy as an intern at Sutter Health: Sutter Center for Psychiatry. Fill out the application process for the Recreation Therapy Internship Program.

Sacramento County- Therapeutic Recreation Services (Intern)
http://www.regionalparks.saccounty.net/TRS/Pages/Intern.aspx - Click on the link to learn about the opportunities to become involved in recreation therapy internships at Sacramento County Regional Parks.

Sacramento County- Therapeutic Recreation Services (Volunteer)
http://www.regionalparks.saccounty.net/TRS/Pages/Volunteer.aspx - Click on the link to read information on how you can become a volunteer for the Therapeutic Recreation Services at Sacramento County Regional Parks.

Social Work

Heritage Oaks Hospital
heritageoakshospital.com/careers/ Click link to navigate job openings in a private behavioral health care hospital where clients are served to regain their quality of life and effectively address their specific and unique needs.

La Familia Counseling Center, Inc.
http://lafcc.org/get-involved/volunteer-and-partner/ - Navigate this weblink to become familiar with services, activities, workshops, classes, tutoring sessions, and special events at La Familia. There are a diverse array of volunteer and internship opportunities available for graduate students or those who are interested.

Sacramento County- Health and Human Services (Volunteer & Internships)
http://www.dhhs.saccounty.net/Admin/VOL/Pages/Volunteer-Services-Home.aspx - Click on this link to see what types of opportunities that fit your interest and goals. Sacramento County (HHS) offers occupations ranging in clerical, administrative, transportation, and other professional programs.

Universal Health Services, Inc.
http://www.uhsinc.com/careers/search-jobs/ - Searching for openings relating to what a Social Worker does, check out this weblink to see what options are currently open.

Speech Pathology & Audiology

Audiologist Jobs in Sacramento
https://www.sokanu.com/careers/audiologist/jobs/california/sacramento/ - Click on this link to search for Audiologist jobs in specific states. Open positions are available.

ProCare Therapy
http://www.procaretherapy.com/school-jobs/search-results/ - Navigate through this website to know the different job offerings in California. Many of the positions are related to full-time Speech Language Pathologist (school setting) and SLP Assistant roles.

http://www.slpjobs.com/speech-therapy-jobs/california/ - Click on this weblink to know plenty of SLP jobs waiting for you in California. There are various full-time positions available in elementary, high, and summer schools.

Sutter Health- Sacramento Sierra Region
http://www.checksutterfirst.org/hci/rehab.html - Click on this link to know detailed information about occupational positions and steps needed to qualify for open positions at Sutter Health. These specific