Student Program Advisor
Janna has worked in education for many years, including Westmont College in the Office
of Life Planning specializing in student employment and counseling, and in the Advancement
Office as the Director of Donor Relations. She is excited to be back in the career
counseling field at SBCC. Her expertise is in the area of student employment, the
Job Connection, resumes and cover letters, job fairs and employment-related workshops
Janna earned a B.A. in Liberal Studies from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and later,
while a full-time working professional and mother of three, earned an M.Ed. from Azusa
Pacific University with an emphasis on College Student Affairs and Counseling.
Janna is thrilled her three children attended SBCC during their high school and/or
college years, and that they are now successfully launched in their careers.
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“Be deliberate about the career and life choices you make; and, listen to your intuition.
Look forward to the future and the surprises ahead of you!”
What was your favorite job?
My first official job was at Macy’s. When I was in high school I took a business course
and we did an internship which eventually landed me a job there.
What was your most memorable job?
The most physically challenging job I ever had was picking apples during apple season
in Templeton, CA when I was in college. I did it with a bunch of friends so even though
it was hard work, it was fun.
What job wouldn’t work for you?
I could never work in an animal shelter. I’m allergic to cats.
What career did you think you would have when you were little?
I thought I would be an elementary school teacher. I’ve worked in education a long
time, most of it at the college level which I enjoy very much.
What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?
Work toward what you enjoy doing.
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