"Life isn't about finding yourself
Life is about creating yourself"
- George Barnard Shaw

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One of the main services at our Career Center is Career Counseling. Our Career Center counseling team embraces professionally qualified counselors.

Your career development is a lifelong process that, whether you know it or not, actually started when you were born!

There are a number of factors that influence your career development, including your interests, abilities, values, personality, background, and circumstances.



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Students often view career counseling as a “one-stop” activity, instead of as a process which usually takes two to five meetings.

Students can also make the mistake of thinking that a career counselor can choose the “right” major/career for them.

So you can imagine the frustration that is inevitable if you are thinking that your counselor will tell you which careers will be most satisfying or those you are best suited for.

That’s not going to happen, and it shouldn’t happen. Since you are the one who knows the most about your interests, abilities and personal preferences, YOU need to be the one making this important decision.


Now that you have learned more about Career Counseling, we invite you to come and visit us.

Career planning is an ongoing process with a range of determining factors. Being informed and actively involved are key to making effective career decisions. Whatever your situation, it is never too early or too late to start thinking about your career.

To arrange a counseling appointment, please ...

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1. Attend a 10-minute Drop-in Career Advising Session.

Call for available times.

Bayramian Hall, room 413; www.csun.edu/career

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2. At the end of the Drop-in, or any time afterwards, you can schedule your first career appointment with a professional career counselor.

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3. Meet with the counselor to establish goals for your career development and then work together to achieve those goals!

Visit a Career Counselor at your CSUN Career Center today!

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