Higher Education Mentoring.
College Guidance &
How We Help
The purpose of the College Guidance and Success Program is to provide mentorship and guidance to students pursuing their higher education and career! This program has College and Career Specialists on staff who are great support as they work closely with students to build on college, career, and employment readiness skills. College and Career Specialists can assist students with (but not limited to) the following: Resume Building, Cover Letter Writing, Interview preparation, Job searching, Career Portfolio building, Career researching, Creating SMART goals, Creating a career path, Post-secondary enrollment, Virtual College Campus Tours, Applying for scholarships, Financial aid applications, and so much more!
Career Mentor &
College Guidance and Success Coordinator
Yvon graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2016 with her bachelor’s degree in social work and a minor in Child and Adolescent Development. She recently earned her Master’s degree from the University of La Verne in Educational Counseling PPS. Yvon has been a softball coach/mentor for over 5 years at the collegiate level. She really enjoys working with young adults and teaching them the importance of a growth and positive mindset. As a career mentor, her goal is to help individuals find their passions and reach their academic, career, and personal life goals.
College & Career
Daisy is a former Career Institute participant who completed our work experience program and soon after became a Student Ambassador. As a Student Ambassador, Daisy worked with our Career Mentors to recruit participants, connect with students, and share her experience with the program. Now, Daisy is a College and Career Specialist who supports and assists students with college, career, and employment readiness skills. Sheis currently a student at Cal Poly Pomona double majoring in Liberal Studies and Theatre. Daisy hopes to help as many students as she can through her role with Career Institute!
College & Career
Jocelyn Rodriguez is a former Career Institute program participant. She completed Hospitality and Management program. In 2018 Jocelyn became a Student Ambassador for Career Institute's alumni program, where she helps and mentors new students navigate the program. She is attending Chaffey College and has plans to graduate in the Spring of 2020. From there, her goal is to transfer to a Cal State or UC and pursue a career in Psychology work as a guidance counselor. We are so glad we have Jocelyn on our team!