Laney College

Career Center

Career Center

 Welcome to the Laney College Career Services Page!

**FALL 2022 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 or Thursday, please click the link above or call (510) 464-3326.
Virtual appointments are offered on Monday, Wednesday & Friday.

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
  • 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!