Careers and Internships

Students, reach for your dream. Companies, reach out to our talent. Alumni reach out to our growing network.

If you're a student, our services will ready you for this world of business that isn't always taught in the classroom. If you're a company looking to hire our students, our team will connect you with students ready to grow with your organization's needs. If you're an alumnus, you can find out how to get involved with your alma mater.

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Students:Sign up for the Career Center Listserv to receive the latest information on programs and fast approaching deadlines.

Fifty percent of US college graduates enter sales as their first career. Learn more about the Professional Sales Certificate.

Companies: Receive our e-newsletter by sending your contact information to Susan Adams.

Alumni: Connect with us on Linkedin to network and stay abreast of SBE activity (Sonoma State School of Business and Economics Students and Grads).

Meet our Team


Susan Adams, Interim Director of SBE Career Center
Susan is an excellent connection to make. From working with students on the nuts and bolts of developing competitive advantage, to developing relationships with employers, Susan helps fuel the talent pipeline in the North San Francisco Bay area. Connect with Susan at 707-664-2548 or e-mail her at

Reach out to Susan regarding:

  • Mentor Program
  • Job Opportunities
  • Recruitment Events
  • Professional Sales Certificate
  • Corporate Partnership Program Opportunities







Dr. Kyuho Lee, Interim Internship Director
Kyuho is the key person to connect with regarding internships and advanced work experience opportunities. He is dedicated to ensuring students receive a valuable experience that will help jumpstart their careers. Connect with Kyuho at 707-664-2160 or

Reach out to Kyuho regarding:

  • Internship Opportunities
  • Work Experience Opportunities
  • Advanced Work Experience Opportunities





Joe Standridge, Accounting Forum Advisor, Business Lecturer
Joe is the backbone of the Accounting Forum. Throughout the years Joe has inspired hundreds of students to pursue their career in accounting and has connected students to jobs at top accounting firms in the North San Francisco Bay Area and built key relationships employers in the region.  Contact Joe at

Connect with Joe regarding:

  • Meet the Firms
  • Accounting Forum Banquet
  • Accounting student talents
  • Accounting job and internship opportunities




gina_jacquez.jpgGina Jacquez, Administrative Coordinator
Gina is instrumental in ensuring the success of all Career Center programs and activities. She works with student and employers alike, providing flawless communication and execution in all she does. Contact Gina at 707-664-3137 or



Executive Council

As SBE Career Center Executive Council members the following individuals help us reach all corners of the North Bay employment community. Like "ambassadors" they attend events in the community and connect with business professionals to spread the word about the Center to their colleagues and other professionals, recommending our students and p rograms as appropriate.

The SBE Career Center extends a special thank you to the following Executive Council members:

  • Marina Acklin, The Sherwin Williams Company
  • John Byers, Chauffeur Manager, Pure Luxury Transportation
  • Greg Clefisch, Manager of College Recruiting, Southern Wine & Spirits
  • Bethany Doss, Business Manager, Capital Lumber
  • Warren Eik, HR Manager, Enphase Energy
  • Jim Geist, Regional Vice President, Nelson Associates Financial Recruiting & Consulting
  • Carol Harris, Community & Government Relations Manager, Kaiser Permanente
  • Stefanie Loop, Recruiter, Francis Ford Coppola Winery
  • John McGovern, Director of Finance and Administrative Services, Chateau Montelena Winery
  • Christina Mertensotto, Marketing Manager, Summit State Bank
  • Tim Moratto, Partner, Pisenti and Brinker
  • Dean Robinson, District Team Leader, Target Stores
  • Steven Salfi, District Sales Manager, Fastenal
  • Jon Sooy, VP of Sales and Marketing, Golden Pacific Systems
  • Ivan Taylor, The Sherwin Williams Company
  • Bill Vick, Sr. VP of Wealth Management, Vick/Cho Group
  • Tennis Wick, Director of Permit/Resource Management Department, County of Sonoma
  • Stephanie Wittler, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Enterprise Holdings
  • Sheri Wood, Payroll Specialist, Innovative Business Solutions
  • Judith Yera-Juarez, Human Resources Manager, Traditional Medicinals


Internship Program
An internship is the perfect way to earn credits while gaining work skills and trying out a potential career. The added benefit? Many internships lead to job offers. ...more

Recruiting Events
We make hiring SBE students for careers or internships in your organization easy and targeted. ...more
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