Career Development Center


Welcome to the Career Center

In light of the recent concerns related to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) and to protect the health and safety of the Cal State LA community, the Career Development Center will provide virtual services to continue to support your career goals.

We are here to help you find the career that’s right for you. From selecting a major to applying for a job, we can guide you through every step of the career planning process.  See below for a list of our services.

Students attending career fair

Virtual Career Workshops and Group Advising

Career workshops are now provided online using Zoom web conferencing.  Log in to Cal State LA Handshake to see the schedule of online career events. 

Group career advising is also provided online using Zoom.  Group career advising sessions allow you to receive advice and work with peers to practice your skills in résumé writing, interviewing, career planning, and job searching.  Visit the group career advising webpage for hours and additional details. 


Take time to explore CareerExpress, a comprehensive set of online tools to help with personal assessments, mock interviews, researching occupations, job hunting and more.

Cal State LA Handshake

Use Cal State LA Handshake to look for internships and jobs; view upcoming virtual Career Center events, workshops and fairs; and sign up for virtual on-campus interviews.

Career Coaching by Phone

Career coaching helps you to identify your personal strengths and career goals, develop a strategy with action steps to reach those goals, and provide guidance as you move along the path to achieving your career goals.  Career advisors are available by phone for career coaching sessions.  Email to schedule an appointment or call and leave a voice message to (323) 343-3237 and our team will respond to schedule an appointment. 

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