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Career Center

The Palm Desert Campus of Cal State San Bernardino offers career services to all students. It is located in the Indian Wells Center for Educational Excellence Building (IW), Room 102.

Mission

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.

About Us

Whether you are exploring a career, seeking a new opportunity, or looking to expand your professional network and connect with fellow Coyotes, CSUSB is committed to helping you achieve your professional goals.The CSUSB Career Center provides services and resources to all students and alumni. Our staff meet with students and alumni to help identify skills, interestes and values, as well as explore career opportunities. Learn more about what we do and how we can support you. We look forward to helping you, wherever you are in your career journey!

Career Services

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Career Planner
  • Job Search
  • Internships
  • Interview Skills
  • Career Assessments
  • Major Exploration
  • Graduate School
  • LinkedIn
  • Networking

Meet the Counselor

Oscar Fonseca

Oscar Fonseca
IW 111, (760) 341-2883 x78243
Email Oscar

Schedule an academic advising appointment with Oscar

Read Oscar's bio

To schedule an appointment or for more information, visit the CSUSB Career Center website.

Schedule an Appointment 

Career Center appointment

Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

  • Monday & Tuesday: Walk-Ins: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:30-4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday & Thursday: Scheduled Appointments
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Students

Handshake

Be sure to utilize Handshake to search for internship and career opportunities. 
 

View Criminology major internship opportunities.

 

PDC Career Center Employment Wall

PDC Career Center Volunteer/Internship Wall

 

The PDC Career Center is always interested in responding to students' needs. Many PDC students have expressed the need to be more educated on the LinkedIn platform. Please take the time to view the presentation below, titled "What Is & Is Not: LinkedIn" facilitated by Ms. Cassidy Quilling, an Account Executive at LinkedIn. Ms. Quilling is an alumna of Palm Desert High School and is always willing to help our local students. Please connect with Ms. Quilling via LinkedIn to grow your network. Also, use the links below to develop your LinkedIn Profile.

What Is & Is Not: LinkedIn (Zoom Video Password: PDC2021S$)

LinkedIn Profile Checklist - College Students

LinkedIn for University Students

Tip Sheet Building a Great Profile

The Easiest Way to Research and Find Alumni on LinkedIn

The Ultimate Guide to LinkedIn for Students

 

Employers

For collaboration opportunities, please email Oscar Fonseca, Employer Relations, or visit the CSUSB Career Center's Employers/Partners page.

How have PDC students benefited from the PDC Career Center?

'I just wanted to thank you for all the support; from creating my resume to obtaining an internship. You helped boost my confidence and become prepared for future opportunities. Overall, it was a great experience talking to you.''Oscar's passion for higher education inspired me to pursue my lifelong dream. He truly works closely with you to make sure you take advantage of all the opportunities given to you.''Oscar has helped me with everything from improving my resume and submitting internship applications, to helping me expand my network. Oscar has been a phenomenal resource and friend to me.'

Congratulations to Alan Garcia, a PDC senior majoring in administration, with a concentration in accounting, who recently accepted a position in the finance and human resources department at FIND Food Bank!

 

Career Center student gets job at FIND Food Bank photo