Mentors

Academic mentors assist students in reaching their full potential. Mentoring sessions are designed to be a personalized experience where students can discuss their individual needs, whether it involves academic support, career planning, money management, personal goals or overall university success.

With a bachelor’s degree in psychology and previous experience as a peer mentor and academic coach, Lisa Medina brings a wealth of knowledge to her role as a mentor. She actively works with students to help them reach their goals and graduate from college.

To make an appointment, contact Lisa at 4U@lasierra.edu, call 2726, text 951-977-3820 click here! She will respond to your request as soon as she can.

Lisa Media
Academic Coach II
(951) 785-2726
lmedina@lasierra.edu

Career Planning

Choosing a career can be a scary process because it’s a decision that might require a lifetime of commitment.  The 4U College Management Program is here to help you discover the work-field that best compliments your interests, talents, and skills. We offer a variety of resources that students can use to equip themselves with knowledge they will need to be prepared for job interviews, and the workplace. Check out our list of workshops to see if any interest you, and if you need one-on-one career counseling, make an appointment with Career Services Center!

Check back with us to see upcoming Fall 2015 workshops!

 

Questions to consider before choosing a career

  • What type of career do you want to have? Why?
  • What major fits the criteria best for your career and why?
  • Will this require more than a Bachelors Degree? Or will you need to go to grad school?
  • In regards to this career, what can you do with a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD.?
  • How much do people make in this career?

Here are some sources you can use to help answer these questions!

  • California Career Zone 
    A collaboration between the California Career Resource Network, California Department of Education, and the Employment Development Department
  • CareerOneStop 
    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • My Next Move 
    Sponsored by the National Center for O*Net Development for the U.S. Department of Labor
  • My Skills My Future 
    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook 
    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • O*NET Online 
    Sponsored by the National Center for O*Net Development for the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Learn How to Become
    A non-commercial organization, provides detailed insight into more than 50 of today's most popular career fields, including accounting, engineering, medical assisting, nursing, firefighting, financial advising and teaching.
  • Career Vision
    Jamie Beck, Career Specialist, shares ideas to open your mind about career opportunities available.  Look out for her future workshops on campus!

 

Job Interviews and Résumés

Money Management

The 4U College Management program and Student Financial Services are working together to provide financially-related workshops and Life Skills lessons to La Sierra students. The more knowledgeable students are about finances, the better their decision-making, and potential to save money.

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Academics

Some goals of the 4U College Management program is to increase academic success so that students complete their degree.

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Pre-Health Mondays

If you are in a pre-health program, we offer a variety of workshop topics to give students more information about program options and what life is like in those professions.  

We provide snacks at all of these workshops at 12pm in Palmer Hall 260.  See you at the upcoming workshops!

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Health & Wellness

Not only is academic success important in college but so is your health!

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