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Are You Career Ready?

CareerReadyU at Stan State connects students with alumni, employers and opportunities integrating the academic experience with professional experience in a variety of ways. Through the exploration of professional development topics and experiential learning, students build skills and confidence, which will prepare them for personal and professional success during their academic journey and upon graduation.

Top Skills Sought by Employers & CareerReadyU competencies:

  • Career and Self-Development
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Technology
  • Career Readiness Competencies

Partners since 2019

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City of Turlock
In the heart of California's Central Valley, Turlock is the second largest city in Stanislaus County. Home of California State University Stanislaus (CSUS), Turlock provides an unusual opportunity to combine a quality learning environment with relaxed rural living.

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Turlock Chamber of Commerce
We strive to promote the continuous improvement of the common good and the quality of life in the community through various outlets. Connect with us to learn more!

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City of Modesto
With over 200,000 Modesto is the county seat for fast-growing Stanislaus County. Modesto offers a great quality of life and is an ideal business location for start-ups and expanding firms.

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Farmers Insurance
Since 1928, we have an unwavering commitment to uphold our founding ideals to provide industry-leading products and first-rate services to the customers we’re privileged to serve.


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Price Ford of Turlock
Our goal is to provide the best possible service to our customers and make sure your car buying experience is second to none. Join our team, We’re hiring!


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Basic Resources, Inc.
For more than sixty years, our organization has been an integral part of the Central Valley. Our Company values employees and provides what is necessary to support them and their families.


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Opportunity Stanislaus
We are all about improving the economic vitality of Stanislaus County by helping local entrepreneurs start businesses, attracting innovative companies to the county, and by helping employers grow their businesses.


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Stockton Unified School District
SUSD is located in the heart of California’s Central Valley near the banks of the San Joaquin River. SUSD is the 17th largest school district in California that also serves a number of adults through our Stockton School For Adults.


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Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce
For over a hundred years, the Chamber has been the authoritative voice in all business matters throughout the Central Valley. Our staff of dedicated business experts have the experience, knowledge and influence necessary to help your company accomplish its goals.


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We are driven by our mission to provide reliable and competitively priced irrigation water and electric service, while being good stewards of our resources and providing a high level of customer satisfaction.


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The Modesto Bee
We are the premier source of news and information serving its primary market of Stanislaus County and the surrounding region, which includes southern San Joaquin County, Merced County, Tuolumne County, Calaveras County and parts of Mariposa County.


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Availability Professional Staffing
Availability Professional Staffing
Since 1966, Central Valley employers and job seekers have trusted AVAILABILITY to help them reach their goals. We know the people. We know the industries. We know the heartbeat of the Central Valley.


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Stanislaus Community Foundation
Stanislaus Community Foundation exists for one reason – to improve the lives of the residents and the vibrancy of the unique and diverse communities throughout Stanislaus County.


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Bixby & Aguiar Attorneys at Law
Brent L. Bixby and Kacie Aguiar have been representing personal injury victims in Modesto, the Central Valley, and East Bay communities for more than 15 years.


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Merced County Human Services Agency
The Human Services Agency (HSA) serves individuals and families in Merced County. At HSA, our vision is to have "Strong, healthy families in a resourceful community."


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Turlock Unified School District
With 14,000+ students in TUSD and nearly 1,500 staff, our strength is in our diverse, neighborhood schools. We look forward to sharing our unique story with you and encourage you to explore our website and follow us on social media.


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Gallo Center for the Arts
The Gallo Center for the Arts is the result of a unique public/private partnership. Follow us on our website and social channels to connect!





Partners since 2020


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Merced County Office of Education
MCOE staff promotes student success by helping Merced County's 20 school districts serve more than 55,000 K-12 students of all abilities through assistance with curriculum and instruction, career and alternative education, business services, technology, special education, and teacher credentialing.


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Modern Woodmen
Modern Woodmen exists to improve quality of life for our members and the communities where they live, work and play. We do this through financial guidance and social, educational and volunteer activities.




Partners since 2021


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New Bridge Management
We’ve been working with owners, investors, and tenants since 2009. With diverse portfolios, we are growth-minded property management leaders. We understand that a person’s home is the most important place in the world.


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Bay Valley Tech
Bay Valley Tech's coding bootcamps and tuition-free code academy provide a low-barrier pathway for entry to lucrative technology careers. Connect with us online to learn more!


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Rizo Lopez
Rizo Lopez Foods, Inc. strives to live out its vision, mission and story within the context of its core business, the manufacture and distribution of authentic, finest quality Hispanic and conventional specialty cheeses.


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Manufacturer’s Council
MCCV provides a united voice for member concerns to regulators and elected officials. We help your business be heard. Connect with us to learn more!


Partners since 2022

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We are a team of customer-service driven professionals who care about our community. Founded in the Central Valley in 1913, we’ve been providing insurance solutions for over a hundred years.

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Dust Bowl
The spirit of Dust Bowl Brewing Co. was born decades ago thanks to an unwavering passion for adventure and immeasurable dedication to one another. We achieved Regional Brewery status in 2020, producing a record 16,500 barrels of beer for the year.

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City of Ceres
Ceres is a growing community with a heartfelt commitment to retaining its small neighborhood personality. Businesses, organizations, and nonprofit community service groups band together for a number of activities throughout the year.

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Ceres Unified School District
As a school district that is Committed to Excellence and Responsive to Every Student, we fully believe in the opportunity that public education provides to students of all backgrounds and circumstances.

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Move your career forward by building a safer, stronger future for businesses, families, and communities across the world. Our employees exemplify our values of diversity, inclusion, and global citizenship. Discover who you can become at AIG.

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​​​​Emanuel Medical Center
Emanuel Medical Center offers you the opportunity to build your career in an environment that enhances both the health of our patients and the satisfaction of our employees through growth, training and technological advancement.




Updated: February 13, 2024