See a Career Counselor

What Happens in a Career Counseling Appointment
Get the Most From a  Career Counseling Appointment
Take Action: Schedule an Appointment Now

Career Center counselors are available for one-to-one appointments either in person or virtually. Eligible students and alumni within 1 year post-graduation can sign up through Handshake.

Reality Check
Life after Cal isn't organized in 15-week semesters or dictated by exam schedules. The transition from being a student into the 'real world' can be disorienting -- but we can help you with that! 
 Come see us, even if you aren't exactly sure of what you want to talk about.

What Happens in a Career Counseling Appointment?

In an appointment you can: 

  • Discuss career options of interest and strategies to find employers who offer jobs/internships in those fields.
  • Identify your interests and strengths and how they align with majors and careers.
  • Understand and utilize successful job/internship search strategies.
  • Find resources to research graduate and professional school programs.
  • Review your resume and cover letter, work on interviewing and other job search skills.
  • Develop a personal plan of action for the job/internship search or graduate school application process.

Get the Most From a Counseling Appointment

  • Be on time or call (510) 642-1716 ext.6 if you're running late. If you're more than 10 minutes late you will be marked as a 'no show' per our policy, and will have to reschedule.
  • Bring a resume if you have one.
  • Think about what you want to get from the session.

Take Action: Schedule an Appointment

The Career Center offers a variety of appointment options.


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