College of Science

Career Advising

College of Science Career Specialist

Ed Venegas

Phone: 909-869-2339

Location: Building 97, Room 100


A Message from Ed

I have been providing career planning expertise to the College of Science students since 2014. I am well versed in the career planning process, but my greatest contribution is helping students find career paths that align with who they are. I believe it is important to choose career paths that align with your interests, strengths, and preferences. Thus, you will have a greater purpose in your educational pursuits. Below is a list of services provided by me as your career counselor. I look forward to meeting you sometime.

Services Provided

  • Career planning and exploration
  • Pre-Professional Advising
  • Job search strategies
  • Resume review
  • Cover letter review
  • Mock Interview
  • Choosing / changing a major
  • Graduate school preparation
  • Personal statement review
  • Linked In guidance / review


Handshake is an online resource available to all Cal Poly Pomona students. There are many capabilities available such as on and off campus job postings, dates for career events, dates for employer information sessions, upload resumes and cover letters, connect with other students in your major, seek out alumni, and make career counseling appointments. Click here to access your Handshake account.

Drop-In Advising Hours- Spring 2020

Drop-In Advising:  College of Science

Thursdays from 2 PM – 3: 30 PM

Building 3, Room 1645


Drop-In Advising: Career Center

Wednesdays from 11 AM – 12 PM and 1 PM – 3PM

Building 97, Room 100

Counseling Appointments

To schedule a one on one counseling appointment with Ed, log onto your Handshake account.

Helpful Links to Career Resources


Career and Personal Exploration Course

Career Exploration

Professional Organizations in Science

Job Search

Clothes Closet

Graduate School Planning


Resource Library

Student Employment Information

Career Planning Workshop Series

Career Guide

Bronco Dreamers' Guide

Are You Career Ready


Every effort has been made to provide students with the most accurate information for advising purposes. However, this information may be amended or changed at any time. Please continuously check your CPP email for updates. Should you have any questions regarding the above information, please feel free to contact the College of Science Advising Center or visit us drop-in during our advising hours found here. Webpage last updated: January 2020