Delivers meaningful opportunities to students and alumni. Provides resources to individuals to expand their professional network by hosting career events and engaging with employers in the community. Santa Barbara native. Find me whipping something up in the kitchen or at the Bowl catching a concert!
Employer Engagement Specialist
Employment Services Specialist
My own experiences as an undergrad and grad student at UCSB, as well as working as an instructor, have convinced me of the great and urgent need for conversations about life and career pathways. I am passionate about being part of the necessary shift in campus culture towards integrating career education, especially big-picture conversations about life and career pathways, into the culture of UCSB.
Dr. Marina Chavez
Provides strategic vision and leadership for a department of amazing career pros committed to quality services for all Gauchos. Thrives on helping others uncover their unique talents through meaningful direction. Advocates for health and wellness…mostly from the tennis court or soccer field. #GirlDad
Graduate Career Education
Interested in building genuine and motivational relationships with students. Aims to create a safe space for students to share their ambitions, struggles, and favorite TikToks. Here to help students find meaningful opportunities that will elevate their academic, professional, and personal goals. Loves dancing, getting brunch, and embracing her South Asian heritage.
Jo Ann Villanueva-Salvador
Oversees all aspects of the Career Resources Room (CRR) operations and manages the amazing Student Peer Advisors. Passionate about providing easy access, free, up-to-date, and comprehensive career information for students. Loves her family, reading, the performing arts, and is a proud Gryffindor/Marvel/Tolkienite!
Career Resources Coordinator