Career & Veteran's Services



Mission Statement

Through partnerships, education and programming, SDSU-IV Career Services provides students and alumni with the opportunities to define, develop and realize their career potential. SDSU-IV Career Services fulfills this commitment by using technology to streamline processes and enhance the accessibility of services, by responding to and representing the diversity of SDSU-IV and its community, and by providing a centralized campus resource that supports retention, academic success and the affiliation of alumni to SDSU-IV.

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Values Statement

SDSU Career Services achieves excellence in service by committing to the following:

  • We provide first-rate career services to every SDSU student and alum.
  • We build employer, community and campus partnerships to create career opportunities.
  • We offer high quality career counseling, resources, and technology to meet our clients' diverse and changing needs.
  • We view members of our staff as professionals, support their professional development, and value their contributions.
  • We pride ourselves on being integral to the SDSU educational experience, student retention, and life-long learning.

Career Counseling

  • Career-related research
  • Career planning
  • Job Search
  • Networking
  • Interviewing skills
  • Resume writing
  • Graduate/Professional school planning

Job Development

  • Career Fairs
  • Workshops
  • Job postings
  • Internship postings


contact information

Germán de la Peña, M.Ed
Career & Veterans Services Coordinator
Student Affairs
[email protected]
(760) 768-5606


Available Times

  • Mon-Thurs at 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
  • Fri at 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
  • No appointments available during the month of June

(Half hour appointments only)


Schedule a Workshop Presentation

To schedule a workshop presentation for your class, student organization or campus event, complete and submit this form. Please note that YOU MUST BE AFFILIATED WITH SDSU (STUDENT, FACULTY, OR STAFF MEMBER).  Allow 2 weeks to schedule the presentation. Contact Career & Veteran Services at [email protected] for questions regarding class presentations or collaborations.


  • East Faculty Building Room 101


Job Search/resume/cover letter Tools

On-Campus Bulletin Boards

Check the bulletin boards periodically, especially the one next to the computer lab to find recent job postings.


Please visit the Career Services tab on the IVC-STUDENT-HR sections on your dashboard in Canvas. Here, you will find information on job/internship postings and upcoming events.


SDSU-IV Career & internship opportunities

enrollment certification request

Please sign in using your SDSUid to access Google Form

Veterans services

Our Mission

On SDSU-IV, and worldwide, we’re committed to supporting military, military veterans, military spouses, and dependent children in the areas of higher education in outreach/admission, GI Bill benefits, academic success, graduation, and a career. We exist to be the best in these areas in the eyes of our student-veterans, staff, alumni, and donors.