Career CounselingCome see us.

Meeting with your career counselor is a great way to receive guidance on a wide range of career-related topics such as: career exploration, changing majors, developing career plans, creating a resume, finding internships and full-time jobs, effective networking, developing graduate school plans, and making successful career transitions.

Who is your Career Counselor?

Freshman Focus Team

Career Counselors who specifically serve freshman students and understand their unique career development needs.

From left to right: Ashley Eberle and Jack Sandoval

College Specialist Team

Career Counselors who specifically serve students of all class levels within each designated college.

College Specialist Team

From left to right: Tammy Martin, Laura Hunkler, Seth Igarta, Krista Burke, Lisa Sewell, and Travis Raynaud

Who can meet with a Career Counselor?

  • Enrolled Cal Poly Students
  • Recent Alumni (within one year of graduation)
  • Cal Poly Alumni (1 hour appointment/per year)

The three ways to meet your Career Counselor:


Prescheduled Appointmetns   Scheduled Appointments

To make an appointment, log into MustangJOBS and click “Career Center” on the top-right of the screen and then select “Appointments” or call (805) 756-2501 ext. 1.

Scheduled Appointments are your opportunity to meet individually with your Career Counselor and address your specific needs. Appointments range from 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the topic.

FasTrak   Drop-In

Do you need immediate career-related help? Career advisors are available to assist you on a wide range of topics on a walk-in basis.

Drop-In Hours
Monday through Thursday
1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Career Services, Building 124 

Housing Drop-In Hours (Available to all on-campus residents)
Mondays 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. & Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., YTT Community Center

Finals Week Drop-In Hours
Monday through Thursday
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Career Services, Building 124 

Appointments are limited to 15 minutes, and are offered on a first-come, first serve basis. Please note: drop-in hours are not offered during breaks, summer quarter, or Career Fair networking open forum times.

Drop-In Hours   College Specific Drop-In Hours

Career counselors provide weekly drop-in hours throughout the academic year, serving students on a first come, first served basis. Sessions are limited to 15 minutes long. *Drop-in hours begin September 24, 2018.

College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences
Tuesday, 10:10 - 11:30 a.m., Bldg. 10, Rm. 202 (MAP Center)
Weeks 3 - 9 (Excluding week 4)

College of Architecture and Environmental Design
Tuesday, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Career Services, Bldg. 124

College of Engineering 
Wednesday, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., Career Services, Bldg. 124

College of Liberal Arts
Tuesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 PM, Career Services, Bldg 124

College of Science & Mathematics * 
Tuesday, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m., CSM Advising Center, Bldg. 53, Rm. 211
*For EE, CPE, SE, CS, please visit our general drop-in hours offered Monday through Thursday from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Career Services, Bldg. 124

Orfalea College of Business  
Monday, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., Building 03, Room 300D (Business Lab/Career Readiness Office)


Please note: college specific drop-in hours are not offered during quarterly finals, breaks, summer quarter, or Career Fair networking open forum times.


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