Career EXPO

Students, reach for your dream. Companies, reach out to our talent.

Each year approximately 1500 students study for the business or economics degree at Sonoma State. Many students come from Northern California counties where they may seek employment upon graduation.  Others will interview locally but return to their communities to work at branches of state-wide or national companies.

The Career and Internship Expo, sponsored jointly by SSU School of Business and Economics and Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce, is a prime venue for employers and internship sponsors to interact directly with these highly competitive students.

When: November 4, 2015
Time: 5:00-7:00 PM
Place: SSU Student Center - Ballroom A


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Students do not need to register for the Career and Internship EXPO!  



Check out the official 2015 Career and Internship EXPO brochure for additional information on sponsoring or attending this year's EXPO!

Look who is attending the 2015 Expo:

Aerotek is an employment agency providing technical, professional and industrial recruiting and staffing services. Looking for all business concentrations for part-time and full time positions in all industries. 

Amy's Kitchen:
Amy's Kitchen is a family owned business that provides great service and fresh healthy food to customers. They're expanding! Looking for all business concentrations.

The Buckle, Inc. is a fashion retailer and selling clothing, footwear, and accessories for young men and women. The company operates 463 stores in 44 US states.

Capital Lumber: (Gold Level Sponsor)
Capital Lumber is an independently owned corporation with operations throughout the Western United States. They are a distributor of special building materials, recognized for their customer service. Looking for all business concentrations and often have marketing and sales positions.

Central Valley:
Since 1955, Central Valley has supplied the pros and do-it-yourselfers in Napa Valley with the best in lumber, fasteners, irrigation, and anything else they need for a job done right.

Consolidated Electrical Distributors: (Silver Level Sponsor)
Consolidated Electrical Distributors (CED) is a nationwide industry-leading distributor of electrical equipment distributors, with more than 500 locations in 45 states. Looking for all business concentrations and have an excellent management trainee program.

County of Sonoma:
The County of Sonoma is the region's largest employer, delivering the highest quality service to the local community. Looking for all business concentrations.

E & J Gallo:
E & J Gallo Winery is a winery and distributor headquartered in Modesto, California. It was founded in 1933 by Ernest Gallo and Julio Gallo, and is the largest exporter of California wines.

Enterprise Rent-a-Car: (Gold Level Sponsor)
Enterprise Rent-a-Car is the largest rental car company in North America. Looking for all business concentrations.

Exchange Bank: (Silver Level Sponsor)
Locally owned and managed since 1890. Looking for management and finance concentrations.

Indeed: is an employment-related search engine for job listings. Indeed is currently available in over 50 countries and 28 languages. In October 2010, slipped past to become the most high-traffic job website in the United States.

Jackson Family Wines:
Jackson Family Wines is a local family owned winery. Looking for wine business, marketing, accounting, and finance concentrations.


Keysight Technologies:
Keysight Technologies Inc. is the world's leading electronic measurement company, transforming today's measurement experience through innovation in wireless, modular, and software solutions. With its HP and Agilent legacy, Keysight delivers solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science. The company's 9,500 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries.

Kohl's Department Store:
Kohl's is one of the leading value-oriented, family-focused, specialty department stores. Looking for all business concentrations and have an excellent management trainee program.

LaTortilla Factory:
One of the best places to work in the North Bay. They're expanding! Looking for all business concentrations.

Nelson Staffing:
Nelson Staffing is a talent acquisition company for temporary, temp-to-hire, and full-time positions in all industries. Looking for all business concentrations.

Northwestern Mutual:
Northwestern offers financial services including life insurance, long-term insurance, disability insurance, annuities, mutual funds, and employee benefit services. Looking for finance, management, and marketing concentrations, as well as economics majors. They offer sales positions and a strong training program.

Pacific Southwest Container:
Pacific Southwest Container is one of the West Coast's largest packaging companies offering comprehensive services from planning and design, to manufacturing and delivery in house.

Pocket Radar:
Pocket Radar has engineered a revolutionary product line including the world's smallest certified accurate speed radar, to the only radar gun specifically designed for coaching and training.  

Redwood Credit Union:
Redwood Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative started in 1950 with over 237,000 members in Northern California. They provide a full range of financial services for personal or business use, including checking, savings, loans, credit cards, investments, insurance and auto purchasing/brokerage.

Robert Half:
Robert Half is a staffing agency that specializes in finance and accounting positions for professionals with deep work experience. Looking for all business concentrations.

Sherwin-Williams Company:
The Sherwin-Williams Company is a Fortune 500 company that engages in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America.

Southern Wine and Spirits: (Gold Level Sponsor)
Southern Wine and Spirits is a nationally recognized wine and spirits distributor that operates in 35 states throughout the United States. They've recently hired two economics graduates as analysts and are looking for all business concentrations. They are seeking a Chain Territory Manager and summer interns for the Union City location who will learn about the functions of SWS distribution business.

Star Staffing: (Silver Level Sponsor)
Star Staffing is a staffing agency providing service to six North Bay counties. They have part-time and full-time positions available. Looking for all business concentrations.

State of California Board of Equalization:
The Board of Equalization collects California state sales and use tax, as well as fuel, alcohol, and tobacco taxes and fees that provide revenue for cities, counties and state government. Looking for accounting and finance concentrations as well as economics majors. Tax Representative and Tax Audit positions are available.

Target is a discount retailer known for its commitment to high quality merchandise at great prices. Looking for all business concentrations and offer an excellent management trainee program.

Viavi Solutions:
Viavi Solutions (formerly JDSU) helps customers get the most from their networks--regardless of complexity--and push them to the edge of what's possible. In fact, more than 4000 communications service providers, enterprises, governments, and network equipment manufacturers rely on Viavi to gain greater visibility.  

VinoPro is a direct to consumer company in Santa Rosa, CA that sells wine and wine club memberships over the telephone.

Wells Fargo:
Wells Fargo is a multinational diversified financial services company with operations around the world. Ask about entry level positions and career paths. Looking for all business concentrations.

Ygrene Energy Fund:
Ygrene Energy Fund is a breakthrough financial mechanism that funds energy efficiency and renewable energy projects for residential, commercial and industrial properties across the country. The program generates large-scale economic benefits and substantial job creation for municipalities while allowing property owners to fund green retrofits without a sizeable capital commitment.

Young's Market Company: (Gold Level Sponsor)
Young's Market Company is the fourth largest wine and spirits distributor in the United States.

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