Meet the Student Staff

CPD Students standing in line in front of Palm Trees

Peer Advisors are your first point of contact with Career and Professional Development. Meet with us early and often!

Visit Monday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. to meet with a Peer Advisor, or 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. to meet with a full-time staff member. 

Graduate Assistants

Amanda Martin

Class Year: 2021
Program: MA Marital and Family Therapy, Art Therapy focus
Hometown: San Jose, CA

Jamil Akim O'Quinn

Class Year: 2021
Program: MFA Writing for the Screen
Hometown: Compton, CA

Jeni Bartiromo

Class Year: 2021
Program: MBA
Hometown: New Haven, CT

Nazareth Martinez

Class Year: 2021
Program: MA English
Hometown: Fullerton, CA

Peer Advisors‌

Abigail Manullang

Class Year: 2022
Major: Communication Studies and Political Science
Hometown: Bellevue, WA

Brenda Covarrubias

Class Year: 2022
Major: Liberal Studies
Hometown: Farmersville, CA

Cricket Houser

Class Year: 2021
Major: Animation
Hometown: Sewickley, PA

David Donovan

Class Year: 2022
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Math
Hometown: Rancho Mission Viejo, CA

Galena Cox

Class Year: 2021
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Washington, DC

Genaro Camacho

Class Year: 2022
Major: Sociology
Minor: Chicanx/Latinx Studies and Studio Arts
Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Jeremy Lee

Class Year: 2022
Major: Economics
Minor: Music and Philosophy
Hometown: San Ramon, CA

Justin Sandhu

Class Year: 2021
Major: Accounting and Finance
Hometown: Costa Mesa, CA

Megan Talbert

Class Year: 2022
Major: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering Focus
Minor: Computer Science
Hometown: Portland, OR

Sebastian Grasso

Class Year: 2021
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Smithtown, NY