Craig Oka is the Director and shaped CEPD into the office it is today. Craig has worked at CSUN Nazarian College since 2001, but in 2012 he helped transform the Internship Program into the Career Education and Professional Development Center. As the Director, he creates new programs and events for students to explore career opportunities and grow professionally. He also delivers various professional development workshops, office presentations, and meets with students individually to provide guidance on topics like resume, cover letter, interview preparation, and career advice.
Danielle Rodriguez is the Programs Manager. She has been a part of the CEPD family since April 2015. As the Programs Manager, Danielle organizes, promotes, and evaluates events like Industry Night, Women in Business, and other employer events. She delivers various professional development workshops and office presentations. She also meets with students individually to provide guidance on topics like resume, cover letter, interview preparation, and career advice.
Kelsey Beisecker is the Programs Coordinator and has been a part of the CEPD family since December 2019. Kelsey leads the internship program which includes the Internship Orientations, reviewing student internship Experiences and overseeing the enrollment and end-of-semester requirements for the course. She also meets with students individually to provide advice for how to find internships and guidance on the steps to enroll in the course.
Bob Sheridan is the Executive Director. Bob brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in corporate, entrepreneurial, family-owned business and academic settings to establish the vision, secure the resources and drive the execution of technology-enabled and scaled solutions to develop the career readiness of multi-cultural talent for digital transformation and the workforce of the future.