For the time being, access to the CDO space is by appointment only. Please call (909) 621-8144 if you would like to connect with our staff/advisors.

Business Management & Administration

Explore career opportunities in the Business Management & Administration industry!

What Consulting Careers Are Right for Me? Quiz

Consulting can be an elusive, confusing field, but when you break it down, it’s about people with expert knowledge advising others. Consulting careers are typically impactful, lucrative, and even rewarding roles where you can apply knowledge to help solve problems.

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Bloomberg Internships: Programs and Application Tips

Bloomberg internships are opportunities for students to get ahead in the financial services industry. Through programs in data, news, engineering, and more, students can explore their career options, build relevant skills, and get their foot in the door at one …

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Is Business Services a Good Career Path?

Business services is a broad career category that includes sectors like information technology, engineering, architecture, law, advertising, marketing, staffing, consulting, facilities management, waste management, shipping, and security. Are you conducting career planning and wondering: Is business services a good career …

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How To Demonstrate 5 Different Management Styles In An Interview

You’re interviewing for a leadership role, and you know that the question “what’s your management style?” is coming.

Beyond this one very specific window of opportunity, though, you’re wondering how else to position yourself as the style of leader you …

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Skill Building Classes

LinkedIn Learning courses are available to all current students.  For Alumni Access please visit LinkedIn Learning to start an account.

Developing Ideas and Advertising Concepts

Taught by Craig Smallish
After landing a client, the designer’s first chore is to communicate and develop the initial idea, whether it’s a storyboard…

Low Code/No-Code Data Literacy with KNIME: From Basic to Advanced

Taught by KNIME AG Licensor
Low-code/no-code data analytics tools have been instrumental in enabling the transition from manual, code-heavy, and resource-intensive environments to an automated,…

Writing a Business Report

Taught by Judy Steiner-Williams
Learn how to write a well-constructed business report. In this course, author and senior Kelley School of Business lecturer Judy…

Influencing Others

Taught by John Ullmen
Ever had trouble persuading someone to do something, even if it was in their best interest? Sometimes people don’t budge,…

Learning to Run Webinars

Taught by Sally Norred
Webinars can help you attract new customers and build client relationships, but only if they’re smart and engaging. In this…

Learning Graphic Design: Cropping Photographs

Taught by John McWade
Cropping is essential to good design. In this course, senior author John McWade shows members how to transform images that…

Small Business Secrets

Taught by Dave Crenshaw
Are you thinking about starting a small business, freelancing, or turning a hobby into a full-time job? Or perhaps you’re…

Graphic Design for Business Professionals

Taught by Justin Seeley
Not a graphic designer? No problem. In this course, staff author and designer Justin Seeley shares graphic design secrets anyone…

Solving Business Problems

Taught by Mike Figliuolo
Do you have a business problem that you are having trouble solving? Mike Figliuolo has a simple five-step process for…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience’s interests, and designed…

Running a Design Business: Designer-Client Agreements

Taught by Terry Lee Stone
As a freelance creative, you need to know how to write proposals and contracts for client-commissioned projects. Learn the basics…

Creative Inspirations: Margo Chase, Graphic Designer

Taught by Margo Chase
Margo Chase is one of the most influential graphic designers of our time. Over the past 20 years, Margo’s highly…

Management Tips

Taught by Todd Dewett
In this series, Todd Dewett, PhD, shares the tips respected and motivated managers use to improve rapport, navigate tricky situations,…

Video Journalism: Storytelling Techniques

Taught by Jeff Sengstack
How you choose your shots, craft your story, and edit your footage is what draws attention to your videos. The…

Running a Design Business: Creative Briefs

Taught by Terry Lee Stone
Learn to write a creative brief for client-commissioned projects and ensure you have a roadmap for developing great design, in…

Learning Graphic Design: Techniques

Taught by John McWade
Take a creative refresher course with these 18 simple design techniques that will immediately improve your layouts, brought to you…

Running a Design Business: Pricing and Estimating

Taught by Terry Lee Stone
Do you know what to charge for your design services? Too much and you risk scaring away potential clients; too…

Microsoft Project 2013 Essential Training

Taught by Bonnie Biafore
Follow along with author Bonnie Biafore as she shows you how to better manage your project’s deadlines, tasks, and resources…

Learning Graphic Design: Things Every Designer Should Know

Taught by John McWade
Appearance may not be everything, but how something looks has a fundamental impact on how it’s perceived, what it communicates,…

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Taught by Ray Villalobos
This series offers 10-minute projects on intermediate and advanced web design topics, covering technologies such as HTML, PHP, jQuery, and…

Sagehen Connect

Val “Larry” Jerdes

Alumni, General Career Advice, General Graduate or Professional School Advice, Give a Presentation/Serve on a Panel, Practice Interviews, Recruit Sagehens for Jobs/Internships, Resume Review, Shadow a Sagehen
  • Cupertino, California
  • Partner Innov8 Global Ventures
Meet Val "Larry" >

Benjamin Levy

Alumni, General Career Advice, General Graduate or Professional School Advice, Give a Presentation/Serve on a Panel, Practice Interviews, Recruit Sagehens for Jobs/Internships, Resume Review, Shadow a Sagehen
  • Rose Valley, Pennsylvania
  • Founder PlayPosit
Meet Benjamin >

Peter Sprague

Alumni, General Career Advice
  • Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
  • Production Manager, Instructor Purchase College
Meet Peter >

Alfredo Romero

Alumni, General Career Advice, Give a Presentation/Serve on a Panel, Practice Interviews
  • Upland, CA
  • Business Strategy Consultant ALROM Marketing
Meet Alfredo >

Mercedes Fitchett

Alumni, Give a Presentation/Serve on a Panel
  • Arlington, VA
  • Acquisition Program Management United States Department of the Air Force
Meet Mercedes >

Walter Rivera

Alumni, General Career Advice, General Graduate or Professional School Advice, Give a Presentation/Serve on a Panel, Recruit Sagehens for Jobs/Internships, Shadow a Sagehen
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Director of Growth Cyberwrite
Meet Walter >

Naomi Laporte

Alumni, Give a Presentation/Serve on a Panel
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • Head of Medical Marketing SpoonfulOne
Meet Naomi >

Andrew Sheppard

Alumni, General Career Advice, General Graduate or Professional School Advice
  • Austin, TX
  • Board Member and Advisor N/A
Meet Andrew >

Career Resources

Contact & Location

(909) 621-8144

Alexander Hall
550 N. College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Students and Alumni are encouraged to use the CDO during the summer. We are open for both in-person and virtual appointments.

The CDO is closed from 12-1pm daily.