Career Services

Diane Kovalsky, Career Services Advisor

Indian Wells Center for Education

Excellence Building

Room 108

The Mission of the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus Career Center is to provide all students (including alumni) with tools and services that support their educational, personal, and career goals through an integration of campus and community. With support from community partners, the Career Center offers programs that strategically address career and life opportunities, preparing all students to be successful in a diverse and technologically advanced community.

Palm Desert Campus at CSUSB now offers career services to all students! It is located in the Indian Wells Center for Educational Excellence building, room 108.

Make an appointment with the career counselor who will provide all students with an opportunity to make informed and educated decisions regarding your career path through career explorations, research, the decision-making process, and experiential opportunities. The career counselor can help with the following during your 30 minute to 1 hour appointment:

  • Career planning and exploration
  • Academic major exploration
  • Resume critique
  • Cover letter assistance
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Job and internship search strategies
  • Career assessment
  • Access to professional attire from our campus Clothing Closet


Regular Office hours

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Career Counseling Appointments

Please schedulee an appointment through Handshake using your MyCoyoteID, or contact Diane Kovalsky by email at or phone at (760) 341-2883 or Ext.78243. Please briefly describe the reason for your visit and provide your contact information.

Appointment Topics

  • Interview skills
  • Job/Internship Search
  • Major choice
  • Resume/Cover letter

Career related workshops and Live! interview events are posted here:



Learn outside the classroom
Start building your network of professional contacts
Acquire essential skills needed in the workplace
Meet peers and work in teams

What you can expect:
Engaging activities
Tours 15 different local companies
Learn how to apply your major

First Friday of each month: October 2017 – May 2018.
Request application from Diane Kovalsky


Employers interested in posting a position (internship or jobs) with CSUSB Palm Desert Campus' Career, you will need register then post in Handshake, To register and for more information please go to: Employer Job portal

For collaboration opportunities, please email

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