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Career Center

Welcome to the Career Center. Located at SMSU South 112. Register for upcoming Career Fairs in Handshake

Drop in for a 10-15 minute meeting and meet with our Career Counseling and Coyote Career Ambassador team

Drop-In types include: Career Advising, Resume/Cover Letter Review, Mock Interviews, Job/Internship Search and more!

Fall 2023 Drop-In Hours will be starting from September 5th to December 14th

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Virtual (Mondays) - Zoom Link:

In Person (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) - SMSU South 112, San Bernardino Campus

In Person (Wednesdays) - IW 106, Palm Desert Campus

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Our Mission

Empowering students and recent alumni, the CSUSB Career Center is dedicated to fostering a comprehensive career readiness skill set that aligns with the evolving global market. Through a blend of exploration, tailored programming, and immersive experiential learning, we guide individuals in achieving their personal and professional aspirations while staying true to the spirit of CSUSB's commitment to student success, research, and regional engagement. By nurturing the holistic growth—professionally, ethically, and intellectually—of our students, alumni, faculty, and staff, we actively promote inclusive environments across industries.

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Meet Our Team

Dr. Tiffany Bitting CSUSB Career Center Director
Dr. Tiffany Bitting

Director | Liaison to Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies

Ann Lara CSUSB Career Center Associate Director
Dr. Ann Lara

Associate Director | Liaison to Employer & Alumni Relations

Valentina Felix Career Counselor at CSUSB Career Center
Valentina Felix, B. A.

Career Counselor | Liaison to College of Business and Public Administration

Oscar Fonseca, Career Counselor, Liaison to Palm Desert Campus
Oscar Fonseca, M.S.

Career Counselor | Liaison to Palm Desert Campus

Sarai Maldonado, M. B. A. (she/her/hers) CSUSB Career Advisor
Sarai Maldonado, M. B. A.

Career Counselor | Liaison to College of Arts & Letters

Primavera Reza-Nakonechny
Primavera Reza-Nakonechny, M.S.

Career Counselor | Liaison to College of Natural Sciences / Honors & Pre-Professional Programs

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Lauren Williams, M.S., PPS

Career Counselor | Liaison to College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Maricarmen Martinez-Solano, B.S.

Career Counselor | Liaison to College of Education & Pre-Professional Programs

Kathy Xu CSUSB Career Center Budget Analyst
Kathy Xu, M.B.A.

Budget Analyst

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Elizabeth Contreras, B.A.

Employer Engagement Coordinator

Vanessa Hernandez, B.A. Career Center Office Coordinator
Vanessa Hernandez, B.A.

Office Coordinator

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Cristina Ruiz, B.A.

Event Coordinator

Meet Our Coyote Career Ambassadors 

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Lea Vargas | Peer Career Educator

Major: Social Work

Fun Fact: Likes to bake


Anjilee Arriaza | Graphic Designer


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Vedanti AghawGrow with Google Graduate Assistant

Major: M.S. Information Systems and Technology - Business Intelligence Analytics

Fun fact: Loves to play sports, go on adventures, and being productive


Kayte Otanez | Career Center Student Assistant


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Melanie Lopez | Career Center Student Assistant


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Jocelyn Martinez-Lopez | Graphic Designer


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