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Workshops & Appointments

The CHHS Academic Advising Center offers hands-on workshops, small group sessions, and individual appointments to help undergraduate students find the right career path, prepare for their job search, and pursue rewarding careers after graduation. 

SPRING CAREER WORKSHOPS

May Career Workshops 

Be a Standout Employee

  • Wednesday, May 6 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, May 7 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Look Who's Hiring!

  • Thursday, May 7 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

How to Maximize Your Job Search During Social Distancing

  • Wednesday, May 20 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, May 21 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

How to Maximize Your Job Search During Social Distancing

Need tips on finding a job during post COVID-19?

This new workshop will provide strategies to maintain hope and stay competitive during this challenging time. You will learn that employers are hiring, and how you can stand out as a potential candidate in your job search.

Summer workshop dates and times:

  • Wednesday, May 20 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, May 21 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Find Your Career Path

What is the right major and career for you?

Learn how to choose a major and career by design, not default. In this workshop, we will explore careers in health and human services that match your interests, skills, and values.

Spring workshop dates and times:

  • Wednesday, February 5 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, February 6 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 4 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, March 5 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Know Your Career Options

What careers are available with your major?

Learn how to use job search tools and sample job postings to research potential jobs in your field, identify what employers are looking for, and learn how to stand out as a job candidate. 

Spring workshop dates and times:

  • Wednesday, February 12 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, February 13 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 8 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, April 9 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Discover Your Skills

What transferable skills are employers looking for?

How can you get a job when employers expect experience? You have more skills than you realize. Learn the tricks to a successful job search and how to showcase your transferable skills to employers. 

Spring workshop dates and times:

  • Wednesday, February 19 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, February 20 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 15 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, April 16 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Prepare For The Career Fairs & Hospitality Career Expo

What are the best strategies for success?

If you are a third or fourth-year CHHS undergraduate student, this workshop is for you! Learn why you should attend the Job & Internship Fair/Hospitality Expo, how to prepare, and what to do when you arrive for a successful experience. 

Spring workshop dates and times:

  • Wednesday, February 26 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, February 27 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Careers 101 For CHHS Transfer Students

What career resources are available to you? 

We value our transfer students and know that the transfer process brings unique challenges. Meet the CHHS Career Coordinator and learn more about our unique college and the career options and resources available to you. 

Spring workshop dates and times:

  • Wednesday, March 11 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, March 12 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

Practice Your Interview Skills

You will be glad you did! 

This hands-on workshop will provide the tips needed to feel prepared and confident in your next interview. You will learn about verbal and non-verbal aspects of interviewing and have a chance to practice your skills. 

Spring workshop dates and times:

  • Wednesday, March 18 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, March 19 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 29 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, April 30 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

Be a Standout Employee

What Employers Want You to Know

Whether it's for a volunteer, internship, campus job or career position, this workshop will give you the recruiter inside information you need to know about hiring practices and workplace professionalism. 

Spring workshop dates and times:

  • Wednesday, March 25 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, March 26 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 6 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, May 7 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

Dos and Don'ts of Professional Communication

Do you Upspeak? 

Are you undermining yourself by using weak or indecisive language at work? This workshop raises self-awareness of our own communication patterns and provides tools for assertive, effective communication.

Spring workshop date and time:

  • Wednesday, April 22 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Thursday, April 23 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

RSVP: Register on the CHHS BeachSync to get the Zoom meeting details.

CAREER SESSIONS & APPOINTMENTS

Ask A Career Coach 

Meet with Amy Gleason, the CHHS Career Coordinator, to ask any questions you have about your personal career development. For example:

  • What should I include on my resume?
  • When do I need a LinkedIn profile and how do I set it up?
  • How does networking work?
  • Why are informational interviews so important?
  • What jobs can I get with my major/degree?
  • How can I prepare now to get a job after graduation?

Spring drop-in sessions dates and times: 

  • Tuesdays from 11:00am-11:45am
  • Jan 28 – March 24, April 7 – May 5

Location: Online via Zoom 

  • Online session: https://csulb.zoom.us/j/817765475
  • If you do not have access to a computer, join the advising session by calling: (669) 900-6833
    • Meeting ID: 817 765 475

Individual Appointments 

Students may also schedule an individual appointment with Amy Gleason, the Career Coordinator, through SSC.

  1. Log in using Single Sign-On. Click on the SSC-Advising & Tutoring button.
  2. On the far right side, click the “Get Assistance” Button to make an advising appointment.
  3. From the drop-down menu choose the type of appointment you need. To meet with your Career Counselor choose “Academic Advising”.
  4. Select the type of advising by choosing “Advising Center”. Then select the service “Career/Internship Exploration.”
  5. Select "College of Health and Human Services Advising Center" from the Location drop-down.
  6. Choose the day and time that fits with your schedule. If none of the available times work for you, you can view the Walk-in Times for the advising center.
  7. Review the Appointment Details and select which method you wish to receive your reminder: email or text. Please put a few brief notes about what you’d like to discuss with your advisor in the comment box.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER EVENTS

Workshops

There are also several great workshops offered by the Career Development Center. For example: 

  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  • Writing the Personal Statement
  • Beginner's Guide to Attending a Professional Conference
  • Top 10 Interview Tips
  • Interviewing with Confidence

To RSVP, login to CareerLINK