About Us


The Career Center at California State University, San Bernardino empowers students and alumni to develop a lifelong skill set for an ever-changing labor market through exploration, programming, and experiential learning opportunities to meet their personal and professional goals.

National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

The Career Center uses the NACE Core Competencies to guide department programming to ensure students are ready for the professional world upon graduation.

NACE Career Readiness Competencies

Critical Thinking Competency
Critical Thinking
Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems.

Leadership Competency
Leverage the strengths of others to achieve common goals, and interpersonal skills to coach and develop others.

Career Management Competency
Career Management
Identify and articulate one’s skills, strengths, knowledge, and experience relevant to career goals.

Digital Technology Competency
Digital Technology
Leverage existing digital technologies ethically and efficiently, and demonstrate adaptability to new technologies.

Professionalism Competency
Demonstrate personal accountability, effective work habits, integrity, and ethical behavior.

Oral Written Communications Competency
Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms.

Global Fluency Competency
Global Fluency
Value, respect and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions.

Teamwork Competency
Build collaborative relationships with colleagues and others, and negotiate and manage conflict.

Meet Our Staff

Career Center Leadership

Sarai Maldonado

Sarai Maldonado | Interim Director
P: (909) 537-3682
Strengths:  Communication, Connectedness, Relator, Analytical, Learner

Counseling Team

Angela Arteaga
Angela Arteaga | Internship Career Counselor | Liaison to College of Arts & Letters/Education
P: (909) 537-3258
Strengths: Consistency, Communication, Relator, Woo, Harmony


Jennifer Carhart
Jennifer Carhart | Career Counselor | Liaison to College of Natural Sciences
P: (909) 537-3248
Strengths: Relator, Maximizer, Focus, Analytical, Activator


Denise Perez-Flores
Denise Perez-Flores | Career Counselor | Liaison to College of Business & Public Administration
P: (909) 537-3256
Strengths: Responsibility, Learner, Discipline, Restorative, Empathy


Crystal Wilson
Crystal Wilson Otubuah | Career Counselor | Liaison to College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
P: (909) 537-3254
Strengths: Restorative, Relator, Communication, Connectedness, Empathy

Diane Kovalsky
Diane Kovalsky | Career Counselor, PDC
P: (909) 537-8243
Strengths: Strategic, Learner, Intellection, Deliberative, Relator 



Guadalupe Saldivar's Headshot
Guadalupe Saldivar | Internship Specialist 
P: (909) 537-5571
Strengths: Connectedness, Input, Intellection, Strategic, Ideation

Ernesto Saucedo Headshot
Ernesto Saucedo
| Internship Administrative Support 
P: (909) 537-3247 
Strengths: Harmony, Adaptability, Command, Includer, Restorative

Employer Relations

Picture of Edgar Perez
Edgar Perez | Employer Relations Coordinator
P: (909) 537-3265 
Strengths: Futuristic, Significance, Context, Analytical, Achiever


Support Staff

Kenneth Jacobs
Kenneth Jacobs | Events Coordinator 
P: (909) 537-5290
Strengths: Intellection, Harmony, Restorative, Connectedness, Analytical

Olivia Nanez Salazar
Olivia Nanez-Salazar | Office Manager & Clothing Closet Program Coordinator
P: (909) 537-3251
Strengths: Context, Learner, Harmony, Discipline, Analytical