Orfalea Career Readiness

The Orfalea College of Business provides students with comprehensive support and opportunities to be career ready graduates. Orfalea Student Services and Cal Poly Career Services work together to connect and prepare students with employers to land successful internship and career positions.

Professional Career Advising:

The Orfalea College of Business is committed to your career success. We are the only college on campus that provides additional career support for students outside of Career Services. That means that you have more than one professional advisor available to discuss your career goals and questions with! Meet our professional Career Advising Staff below:

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Chelsea Kidwell
Career Readiness Advisor
Orfalea Student Services, Bldg. 03, Room 300D

Drop in Hours:
Wednesdays & Thursdays: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Building 03, Room 300D

Use the following link to set up an appointment via Calendly: calendly.com/clkidwel

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Katie Ottoson
OCOB Career Counselor
Career Services, Bldg. 124

Drop in Hours:
Tuesdays: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Building 124

To make an appointment, log into MustangJOBS and click “Appointments” on the left-hand navigation bar or call (805) 756-2501 ext. 1

Career Peer Advising:

Career Peer Advisors support career readiness initiatives and college-wide career programming in the Orfalea College of Business by connecting students to the right resources, assisting them on professional development, and guiding them through the career planning process. By providing one-on-one career advising and mentorship, this dynamic team of student leaders helps instill confidence in fellow students so they can successfully land competitive internships and job opportunities.

  • Need to have your resume reviewed?
  • Preparing for an upcoming interview?
  • Not sure how to prepare for the career fair?

Drop in Hours:

  • Room 03-300D (Business Lab)
  • Monday – Friday
  • 10:00am – 3:00pm

Career Resources:

Whether you are creating your first resume ever or about to start your last round of interviews, we want you to feel prepared for wherever your career path takes you.

Other Resources:

Have any other questions? Contact ocobcareers@calpoly.edu or drop by the Career Readiness Office in 03-300D.