Career Ambassadors

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to help Students and Alumni navigate their career journeys by providing peer-to-peer Career Services in an encouraging and inclusive environment. As Career Ambassadors, we equip students with the confidence, skills, and knowledge to thrive in their Academic & Career Pathways (ACPs), professional opportunities, and personal growth. 

Services

  • Career Research 
  • Career Preparation 
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Event Support for Academic & Career Pathways
  • Career Education Programs - Overview Presentations 
  • Information on Majors, Degrees, and Certificates
  • Referrals to Student Services

Meet Our Career Ambassadors

Career Ambassador - Benny Pallares

Benny Pallares '22

ACP Focus: Advanced Transportation & Applied Technology

Career Advice:
In the real world, communication is key! Don't be afraid to ask for help. From your peers, professors, or counselors. We are here for one another and it is okay to not be okay! Believe in yourself 24/7.

Connect with me! Email: bpallares@sdccd.edu
 

Career Ambassador: Ana Zamudio

Ana Zamudio '23

ACP Focus: Humanities, Arts, Languages, Communications

Career Advice:
Value and make the most out of countless resources and community-building opportunities offered during your time as a student.

Connect with me! Email: azamudio@sdccd.edu

 

Career Ambassador - Kayla Ta

Kayla Ta '22

ACP Focus: Social and Behavioral Science & Education 

Career Advice:
You don't need to know all the answers and you shouldn't have to navigate through everything alone, Your journey is important so don't hesitate to ask questions. Remember to stay open to learning and growing from your experiences.

  Connect with me! Email: kta@sdccd.edu

 

Career Ambassador - Jasmine Ancheta

Jasmine Ancheta '21

ACP Focus: Business & Entrepreneurship

Career Advice:
Don't be scared to start networking with people you meet because you never know what helpful information they can share.

Connect with me! Email: jancheta001@sdccd.edu

 

Noah Okada '21 (Photo to Come!)

ACP Focus: Health Sciences

Career Advice:
Open your mind and be okay with change. Sometimes the greatest things in life are things we don't expect.

Connect with me! Email: nokada@sdccd.edu

 

Namod Pallek '24 (Photo to Come!)

ACP Focus: Public Safety

Career Advice:
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Embrace the challenge, push beyond your limits, and watch yourself grow into the person you were meant to be.

Connect with me! Email: ntpallekkankanamge@sdccd.edu

 

Rohan Bharadwaj '25 (Photo to Come!)

ACP Focus: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Career Advice:
Remember, your journey is unique and every setback is a chance to learn and grow. Stay ambitious and you'll achieve your goals.

Connect with me! Email: rbharadwaj@sdccd.edu

 

Questions?

Contact the Career Center at mirajobs@sdccd.edu or call (619) 388-7335