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General Work-Based
Learning Questions
Phone: (619) 388-2701

Katlin Choi
Work-Based Learning Coordinator
Phone: (619) 388-2734

Shawn Fawcett
Work-Based Learning Coordinator
Phone: (619) 388-2340

Pavel Consuegra
Internship Coordinator
Phone: (619) 388-5072

Melanie Baeza-McCray
Employment Engagement Coordinator
Phone: (619) 388-2701

Work-Based Learning / Career Center


Fall 2019 WBL Events

Fall 2019 Career Fest

San Diego Mesa College Career Center and Work-Based Learning team is hosting a week-long Career Fest September 23-26th with a variety of events centered on preparing you for career exploration and preparation. Join us for a full week of learning how to build your network and increase your marketability to be hired!
Career Fest Fall 2019 Flyer
Majors @ Mesa Fair - Meet with Mesa faculty and current students to explore majors, learn about courses you can take, and career paths you can follow. 

Resume Review Tents – Stop by for 1:1 assistance with resume reviews by our Career Counselors and Career Peers. Start from scratch or edit an existing resume!

Employer Meet & Greets – Connect with professionals from a variety of industries as they share about career choices, desirable skills that employers are looking for, and how to prepare for future employment. Industries: Business | Community & Social Services | Fashion | Health & Fitness | Media | STEM

Business - Rooom G-102 - General Atomics, S&P Global Market Intelligence, Stone Brewing, The Pearl Hotel

Comm & Social Services - Room MC 211B – Cuyamaca/The Dojo Café/SDSU, Boys & Girls Club, Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute, Just In Time Foster Youth, Moran Family Counseling

Fashion - Room MC 211A – Disguise, Haute2Wear, Personal Stylist/V-Style Blog, Vision Art Museum

Health & Fitness - Room K-109 – F45 Training, Fitness Quest 10, Strive Well-Being, Inc., UC San Diego Health

STEM Room G-101 – Escondido Unified School District, Illumina, General Atomics, GeneWiz

Internship Fair – Network with local companies about internship options and how to gain hands-on experience. Bring your resume and questions for employers as some hire on the spot! 

Job Fair – Meet with local companies interested in hiring Mesa students! Gain work experience and professional skills through part-time or full-time jobs. Bring your resume and questions for employers as some hire on the spot! Check out the attending companies and employers!

CISC Friday Speaker Series |October 4th |1:00-2:30pm | BT-101

Our guest speaker, Frank DeJoy, is a telecommunications and technology growth executive who also provides strategic expertise in broadband, cybersecurity, fiber optics, wireless, SaaS, IoT, & operations support systems.  Frank currently serves as CEO of Suavei, Inc, a cybersecurity start-up company specializing in protecting Internet-of-Things devices. Frank's 25+ year track record includes global business, network, and product development during executive roles at AT&T, Teleport Communications Group, General Dynamics, Dycom, and more. Some accomplishments include the launch of an AI/machine learning software company, a CLEC in the USA, deployment of thousands of wireless cell sites, and Fiber-to-the-Home units. Frank earned an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University.