About Us

Mission Statement:

Career Services empowers Cal Poly students to achieve a lifetime of meaningful career success.

Vision Statement:

Career Services shapes innovative, ethical and culturally competent graduates to advance the economic and collective welfare of our global society.


Career Services, Building 124 (Click here for map)
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0211


Office Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Extended Hours: 4:30pm to 6:00pm Tuesday & Wednesday (by appointment only)

For Counseling Appointments, students can elect to Skype with a Career Counselor.
Office is open year-round, including breaks and summer

How we help Cal Poly students:

Staff Profiles

Department Leadership

"Welcome to Career Services. Come in and explore the resources available to you. We have a team of professionals who can help you find the career of your dreams."

Career Services Director, Martin Shibata

Martin Shibata, Director

Charlotte Rinaldi, M.A., Assistant Director

Counseling Services

Freshman Focus Team

Eric Chau
Eric Chau, M.S.

Ashley Eberle, M.S.Ed.

Alison Jones, M.Ed.

Amie Hammond
Amie Hammond, M.A.
Program Coordinator, Freshman Focus Team


College Specialist Team

Tammy Martin
Tammy Martin, M.A.
Program Coordinator, College Specialist Team & College of Engineering

Alexis Melville
Alexis Melville, M.S.
Orfalea College of Business

Amie Hammond
Amie Hammond, M.A.
College of Agriculture,Food
and Environmental Sciences

Helen Pang
Helen Pang, M.S.
College of Math & Science & School of Education

Seth Igarta
Seth Igarta, M.A.
College of Architecture & Environmental Design

Graduate Status Report

Laura Hunkler, M.A.

College of Liberal Arts

Counseling Interns

Kristine Roberts
Kristine Roberts M.Ed. Candidate

Jay Bettergarcia
Jay Bettergarcia M.A., Doctoral Intern


Employer Partnerships


Melinda McCann
Melinda McCann
Employer Relations and
Recruiting Coordinator

Lauren Platte
Lauren Platte
Research Analyst and

Recruiting Associate

Taylor Carlin
Taylor Law
Recruiting Associate and

Networking Session


Erika Staffero
Recruiting Associate


Employer and Special Events

Soukita Thipsouvanh
Soukita Thipsouvanh
Events Coordinator

Katie McGuire
Katie McGuire
Administrative Support Assistant

Employer Development

Danielle Epstein
Employer Development Specialist


Administrative and Technical Support

Evie Kriegbaum
Graphic Specialist

Mark Goble
IT Consultant

Rick Salomon
IT Consultant

Kevin Yeh
IT Assistant


Student Quick Links

Upcoming Events


24/7 Resources

Employer Quick Links

Your Student Success Fee at Work

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