Career CounselingCome see us!

We offer both in-person and virtual career counseling drop-in hours and appointments.
 
Students may select their preferred appointment medium when scheduling their appointment.

Meet your Career Counselor:

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.

Prescheduled Appointments   Scheduled Appointments

We offer both in-person and virtual career counseling drop-in hours and appointments.

Students may select their preferred appointment medium when scheduling their appointment.

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.

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.

 

Scheduling an Appointment on Your Laptop

Scheduling an Appointment on Your iPhone

Prescheduled Appointments   Drop-In Hours 

General Drop-In Hours

Drop-in hours are offered Monday-Thursday from 1:00-4:00pm to support your immediate career needs. Our career advisors are on-hand to provide brief individual consultations on any career topic, ranging from resume review to job search or change of major guidance.

We offer in-person drop-in hours at Career Services (Building 124) on a first-come first served basis. You are encouraged to bring your own laptop if possible, and wear a mask. Students will be required to show their daily screener.

To access our virtual drop-in, simply drop in to our 
Zoom room to be served on a first come, first served basis.

 

Evening Hours with Career Services Ambassadors

Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00pm, (weeks 2 - 9, excluding campus holidays). Come into our Zoom room, Meeting ID: 897 7652 9047, Passcode: 841133

Please note: Drop-in hours are not held during summer, academic breaks, or holidays. 

 

Job or Internship Offer Drop-in Hours

If you need urgent help with a job or internship offer and are seeking guidance on making your decision and/or communicating with employers, we have special drop-in hours during Fall Quarter on Fridays (Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5) from 11:00am to 12:00pm.

Simply drop in to our Zoom room to be served on a first-come, first-served basis. You may also attend our regular Drop-in Hours or make an appointment (see info above for both options) for job offer assistance. 

Who is your Career Counselor?

Freshman Focus Team

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

Freshman Focus Team

From left to right: Jade Moreno, M.A., Tommy Peterson, M.Ed., and Courtney Sabile Craig, M.S.

College Specialist Team

Career Counselors who specifically serve sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students, and alumni within each designated college.

College Specialist Team

From left to right:

  • Tammy Martin, M.A., Senior Career Counselor for College of Engineering (supports all CENG majors except CSC, CPE, EE, and SE)
  • Laura Hunkler, M.A., Career Counselor for College of Liberal Arts
  • Jade Moreno, M.A., Career Counselor for College of Architecture and Environmental Design/Freshman Focus Team
  • Travis Raynaud, M.A., Career Counselor for Orfalea College of Business
  • Hannah Steen, M.Ed., Career Counselor for College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences

Students in the College of Science and Mathematics and the CSC, CPE, EE, and SE majors can meet with a career counselor by scheduling via MustangJOBS (Handshake) or calling (805) 756-2501.


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 academic year)

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