About the CDC

Our Mission

Core Purpose

To assist students with exploring career/major options, preparing them for their job search and connecting them to employment opportunities.

Vision Statement

Develop a holistic approach to career education that enables all students to thrive in the workforce of the future.

Mission Statement

The CSULB Career Development Center empowers students to become effective leaders of their personal career journeys. Through career counseling, employer connections, and professional development opportunities, we prepare them to become skilled and productive members of the local, national, and global workforce.

Value Statement

  • Purpose - Driven by meaning and intentionality in our work.
  • Equity - Committed to serving each member of our campus and community with fairness and dignity.
  • Collaboration - Working together with students, faculty, staff, community partners, and employers to strengthen the value of career services. 
  • Growth - Continually learning innovative approaches and actively seeking diverse perspectives to guide our work and maximize our impact.


Annual Reports

Every year we collect and analyze data about the impact and effectiveness of career services for students, employers, the CSULB campus, and community. The Annual report highlights our goals and accomplishments, initiatives, and student scholarship recipients.

See our most recent reports below:

Institutional Research & Analytics Reports

Beach Data at a Glance: The Dashboards are intended to give users a high level view of CSULB students with regard to Admissions & Enrollment, Student Population, and Student Success.

CDC Policies

Privacy Policy

Protecting your personal information is important to us. Please click here to view our privacy policy .

Student and Alumni Policies

The Career Development Center (CDC) acts only as a referral service and makes no particular recommendation regarding off-campus employers. We make no representations or guarantees about positions listed by the office. The CDC is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions or other aspects of off-campus employment. Due to the volume of jobs received by this office, we are unable to research the integrity of each organization or person that lists a job with us. Students and alumni are urged to use caution when applying for any job.

CareerLINK accounts are intended for the exclusive use of the registered user and cannot be shared with others. Violation of usage may result in loss of CareerLINK privileges.

Alumni Eligibility for Services

Only CSU Alumni are eligible for CDC services and programs.

Employer Policies

Employers, please review our Employer Services Guidelines for essential information critical to your recruitment on our campus.

Contact Information -Dee

Contact and Hours

Career Development Center
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Brotman Hall, Room 250
Long Beach, CA 90840
Phone: (562) 985-4151 | Fax: (562) 985-1641
Contact Us

Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8 AM - 5 PM
* Fall & Spring Semester: Tues extended hours to 7 PM
Drop-In Advising: Mon - Fri 12 PM - 3:00 PM
* Fall & Spring Semester: Tues extended hours to 6:30 PM
Closed Weekends & University Holidays

CSULB Career Development Center Logos & Embedded Job Board Widget

Staff Directory

Erin Booth-Caro

Jina Lee Flores
Associate Director

Career Education/Counseling and College Outreach

Rosa Trujillo
Assistant Director

Michelle Levy
Assistant Director, Graduate Business Career Services

Rosa Trujillo
College of the Arts

Angelita Carrillo-Humphreys
College of Business
Undergraduate Programs

Robert Wendt
College of Education

Jina Lee Flores
College of Engineering

Michelle Linton
College of Health and Human Services

Mathew Gonzales
College of Liberal Arts

Wayne Tokunaga
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Jeanna Trammell
Internship Coordinator

Andre Rishi
Grad Business Career Coordinator

Employer Engagement

Amanda Asquith-Caya
Assistant Director

Natalie Smerkanich
Employer Recruitment & Programs Coordinator

Dee Hyppolite
Recruitment & Events Coordinator

Heather Rapoza
Internship & Job Development Specialist

Workability IV

Nikkia Pannell
Program Coordinator

Kalynne Ramirez
Program Support Specialist

Office Operations

Loreta Careaga
Fiscal Analyst

Fe Delos Santos
U.S. Passport Application Acceptance Agent & Office Coordinator

Maribel McKinzie
Administrative Assistant

Gabriel Wilson
Systems Analyst