Fee-based Alumni Career Services
(Non-CSUSM Alumni Association Members)

The Career Center is pleased to offer fee-based alumni career services to CSUSM Alumni. CSUSM Alumni may choose either the General Career Services and/or one Individual Career Service package (with a single one hour career counseling appointment). You can also access a comprehensive alumni career services by becoming a member of the CSUSM Alumni Association.

  • JOB LISTINGS are available online for career positions including part-time, internship, temporary and seasonal listings.
  • RESUME CRITIQUES provide feedback on resumes, cover letters and graduate admissions essays.
  • CAREER RESOURCE LAB provides access to books, periodicals, journals, directories, video tapes and reference materials.
  • GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL information is available on the application process and on individual programs.
  • CAREER FAIRS are held throughout the year: Job Fair, Graduate and Professional School Fair, and Teacher Career Fair.
  • CougarJOBS provides opportunities to interview with regional and national employers for career positions.


  • Career Counseling: One 1-hour appointment with a career counselor which may include a mock interview or the use of one assessment instrument:

MYERS-BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR (MBTI) provides a personality assessment profile that includes information about values, relationships and potential careers.

STRONG INTEREST INVENTORY is a widely used assessment based on the interests of individuals working in various occupations.

Additional individual career counseling and/or assessment services:
Any additional individual career counseling and/or assessment services are available to each CSUSM Alumni for a fee of $25 per visit to be paid directly to the CSUSM Career Center.