Careers and Internships

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

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) Career Center has partnered with Star Staffing, a leading regional employment agency with nearly 20 years of experience in employer relations and job search training. This strategic public-private partnership will provide enhanced career support to business and economics students, alumni, and employers, including the development of existing programs, such as annual career fairs, alumni mixers, and the professional mentor program. This pilot program is intended to build on our progress and engage even more companies and create more opportunities for our students nationally and globally.

Companies: Leverage our dedicated resources to help your hiring needs. Learn more about resources for employers.

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

Meet Our Team


Vanessa McQueen, SBE Career Services
Vanessa is the SBE Career Center's recruiting representative from Star Staffing and is excited to be on-site to help SBE students and alumni in their career pursuits. She is also available to present on various career topics in classes. 

Vanessa's Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
Stevenson 2023


Dr. Kyuho Lee, 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 Dr. Lee at 707-664-2160,, or Stevenson 2060.

joe_standridge.jpgJoe 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, and accounting job and internship opportunities.


Career services offered for students:

- Placement into jobs (one-day assignments, part-time, and full-time positions available)
- Free Online Assessments - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, QuickBooks, Outlook, and more.
- Career Talks
- Resume Reviews
- LinkedIn Tips
- Interview Tips

Connect with Vanessa at (707) 664-2548 or to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.



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
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