Mission

Career Development and Alumni Engagement (CDAE) establishes a Dolphin network by cultivating a distinctive community of students, alumni, and industry to develop meaningful connections fostering lifelong learning and affinity between CSUCI and our graduates.

Purpose

CDAE facilitates learning experiences that prepare students and alumni to be effective, inclusive, and innovative leaders within our campus community and beyond. We aim to provide co-curricular experiences to help individuals integrate their academics with lifelong learning and career opportunities through effective exploration, planning, and engagement.

In collaboration with industry partners, we enable meaningful connections between students, alumni, and the University contributing to the quality and breadth of our services. We apply our expertise to identify individuals’ passions and full potential in their journey toward career fulfillment. We view career education as developmental with the goal to promote a culture of engaged citizens who are prepared to meet the needs of an evolving 21st century workforce.

Contact Information

Career Development and Alumni Engagement
CSU Channel Islands
One University Drive, Bell Tower 1548
Camarillo, CA 93012

Appointments: The Career Studio is open every week day virtually and in-person Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. starting on September 7th, 2021. Please visit our live chat 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday - Friday and book a virtual career counseling appointmentin real time.

Team

  • Amanda Carpenter

    Amanda Carpenter, Ed. D.

    Director of Career Development and Alumni Engagement

    CPP Certified MBTI Practitioner

    University Hall

    Telephone: 805-437-3565

    amanda.carpenter@csuci.edu
  • Amanda Asquith-Caya

    Amanda Asquith-Caya, M.A., M.S.

    Coordinator of Employer Relations

    University Hall

    Telephone: 805-437-8493

    amanda.asquith-caya@csuci.edu
  • Jake Castellanos

    Jake Castellanos, M.S.

    Career Counselor

    CPP Certified MBTI Practitioner

    Bell Tower 1527

    Telephone: 805-437-3647

    jake.castellanos@csuci.edu
  • Jessica Medina

    Jessica Medina

    Administrative Assistant

    Bell Tower 1548

    Telephone: 805-437-3270

    jessica.medina@csuci.edu
  • Jessica Muth

    Jessica Muth, M.S.

    Assistant Director, Career Development

    CPP Certified MBTI Practitioner

    Bell Tower 1527

    Telephone: 805-437-3544

    jessica.muth@csuci.edu
  • Matthew

    Matthew Hertz

    Graduate Assistant

    Bell Tower 1548

    Telephone: 432-437-3270

    matthew.hertz362@csuci.edu
  • Danielle Quillan

    Internship Program Analyst

    CPP Certified MBTI Practitioner

    Bell Tower 1525

    Telephone: 805-437-2665

    danielle.quillan@csuci.edu
  • Lisa Racine

    Coordinator of Alumni Engagement

    University Hall

    Telephone: (805) 437-8961

    lisa.racine@csuci.edu

Career Peer Mentors

Career Peer Mentors serve as Ambassadors to Career Development and Alumni Engagement. They support, guide and mentor our students and alumni with their career and professional development needs.

Visit the Career Peer Mentors page for more information.

Graduate Internship

Ideal opportunity for graduate students interested in gaining practical hands-on counseling skills, program planning, program development, implementation, and assessment. Interns will also have an opportunity to obtain knowledge regarding student learning objectives, data analysis and reporting of student access and usage of services. All applicants are required to commit to a year-long internship to be eligible. All interested candidates should email Jessica Muth, Assistant Director of Career Development, at jessica.muth@csuci.edu to receive an application packet. Please review the application packet prior to submitting your resume and cover letter.

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