Laney College

Career Center

Career Center

 Welcome to the Laney College Career Services Page!

**SPRING 2023 COUNSELING UPDATE: We are offering both virtual video and in-person appointments on campus as follows: 

*VIRTUAL: To schedule a video career counseling appointment, please visit the online ConexEd scheduling tool and select Sarah Backes-Diaz as your counselor.

*IN-PERSON: To schedule a Career Counseling appointment w/Sarah @ Laney on a Tuesday, Thursday or Friday, please visit our online ConexEd scheduling tool, stop by T-301, or call (510) 464-3326.

I look forward to working with you!


We provide support with career exploration, self-assessment, and the job/internship search process to help all Laney students achieve career satisfaction and success.


Visit TODAY!

To schedule a career counseling appointment please call (510) 464-3326 or use the link above to book online.

Services Offered:

  • One-On-One Career Counseling Sessions Covering:
    • Exploration of majors and careers
    • Assessment of individual skills, interests, values and personality type
    • Career decision making
    • Resume and cover letter development and critiques
    • Interviewing skills
    • Job and internship search strategies
    • Self-assessment referrals and interpretations
  • Career Related Workshops
    • Choosing a Major & Career
    • Resume & Cover Letter Writing
    • Interviewing with Confidence
    • Job Fair Preparation & Networking
    • Career Field/Major Specific Workshops (upon request)
  • Online and Print Resources
    • Handouts and web-links to support career exploration and job search readiness
  • Job Search Database, Eagle Hire/Handshake
  • Career Assessment Instruments
    • Current we offer the following career assessment tools for students: Strong Interest Inventory (SII), Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), SkillScan card sort (skills/abilities assessment), Career Values card sort, SparkPath Challenge Cards
    • A list of FREE online assessment tools and resources for students and counselors can be found in the right column toolbar.

**FREE online major and career exploration resources!

Resources for Career & Major Exploration (Fall 2022)