Pacifica Graduate Institute and Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association Host "Inspiring Change" 2018 Job and Career Fair

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Pacifica Graduate Institute and Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association are pleased to announce the 2018 Job and Career Fair entitled “Inspiring Change” on Friday, July 20th, 10am to 3pm in Santa Barbara.

Pacifica Graduate Institute Ladera Lane Campus

This job and career fair is one way that Pacifica Graduate Institute can help residents and strengthen businesses.

Pacifica Graduate Institute (PGI) and Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association (PGIAA) are pleased to announce the 2018 Job and Career Fair entitled “Inspiring Change” on Friday, July 20th, 10am to 3pm at the Pacifica Santa Barbara campus, 801 Ladera Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. To register visit Registration. Attendance and parking are free.

Open to community members looking for work, wanting to advance their career, change careers or wanting to network, this career fair will offer job seekers access to employers looking for candidates in areas of hospitality, health care, finance, education, telecommunications, corrections and rehabilitation, computer science, and more.

Nearly 50 local employers will be participating in this event including the City of Santa Barbara, Antioch University, LinkedIn, Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce, the California Department of State Hospitals, Raytheon and many others. “In addition to bringing in employers from throughout the Santa Barbara and Ventura County areas, this job and career fair is one way that Pacifica can help residents and strengthen businesses,” says Director of Alumni Relations, Dianne Travis-Teague.

Employers will be on hand to speak personally with visitors and provide information about career opportunities at their organizations, gather resumes, and discuss the type of recruits they look for.
There will also be opportunities for event attendees to network with each other.

The Career Fair will also feature the following guest speakers, who will discuss their career journeys, share tips and observations about success, and be available for Q & A throughout the day.

Guest Speakers include:

Roland Rotz, Ph.D., a licensed child and adult psychologist, director of the Lifespan Development Center in Carpinteria, and a nationally recognized expert on ADD. While offering a full range of diagnostic and clinical services, Dr. Rotz also specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ADD and co-occurring conditions. Over the past 15 years, he has focused his attention on establishing and maintaining effective treatment strategies for children, adolescents, and adults with ADD. More recently, he has addressed the needs of those with chronic disorganization.

Howard Spector, M.A., an INFP with over 20 years of experience in the information technology industry. Spector earned his M.A. in Counseling Psychology (emphasis in Depth Psychology) at Pacifica Graduate Institute and is CEO and Co-Founder of SimplePractice, a cloud-based, award-winning practice management solution providing the tools for health and wellness professionals to run their practice more efficiently. SimplePractice was designed for health and wellness professionals in private practice, but customers in other specialties and fields have used SimplePractice for running and growing their businesses.

Mary Wood, Ph.D. with both an M.A. and Ph.D. in Mythological Studies and Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Her doctoral thesis was focused on the creative calling titled The Archetypal Artist: Reimagining Artistic Creation at the Crossroads of Fate and Free Will. It is currently being reformatted into a book (a brief abstract is in PDF) She returned to Pacifica as faculty in the Engaged Humanities and Creative Life program, and was its Acting Chair for Spring 2018. She also specializes in helping individuals reach their fullest potential as creators via Talisman Creative Mentoring.

Featured Employers:

  •     Amgen
  •     Antioch University
  •     Beverly Hills Therapy Group
  •     C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles
  •     California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (CAMFT) – Santa Barbara Chapter
  •     California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  •     California Department of Rehabilitation
  •     California Department of State Hospitals
  •     Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce
  •     Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families
  •     Child Abuse Listening Mediation (CALM)
  •     City of Santa Barbara
  •     Conover, Brown & Associates
  •     Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CADA)
  •     Deveraux Advanced Behavioral Health
  •     Fielding Graduate University
  •     Hospice of Santa Barbara
  •     Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center
  •     Lifespan Development Center
  •     LinkedIn
  •     Maxim Healthcare Services
  •     Mental Health Systems (MHS)
  •     MHM Services, Inc.
  •     New Beginnings Counseling Center
  •     New Earth Organization
  •     Paradigm Malibu
  •     Raytheon
  •     Ruisenor Psychological P.C.
  •     Santa Barbara Rescue Mission
  •     Simi Valley Police Department
  •     SimplePractice
  •     Southern California Neuropsychology Group
  •     Standing Together to End Sexual Assault
  •     Studio School
  •     Talisman Creative Mentoring
  •     Tri-Counties Regional Center
  •     Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV)

To register click here and register: Registration

For additional information visit Pacifica 2018 Job and Career Fair or contact Alain Dussert, Sr. Director of Academic Services & Student Support Operations, 805.679.6143, or Dianne Travis-Teague, Director of Alumni Relations, 805.969.3626 ext.303.

Pacifica is currently accepting applications for fall 2018 in all programs. For all questions regarding program information and enrollment, contact: Admissions Department, 805.969.3626 ext. 305.

Pacifica Graduate Institute is an accredited graduate school offering masters and doctoral degree programs framed in the traditions in depth psychology. The Institute has established an educational environment that nourishes respect for cultural diversity and individual differences, and an academic community that fosters a spirit of free and open inquiry. Students have access to an impressive array of education resources on Pacifica’s two campuses, both of which are located between the coastal foothills and the Pacific Ocean, a few miles south of Santa Barbara, California.

DISABILITY SERVICES ON CAMPUS - It is the policy of Admissions Office Department to accommodate attendees with disabilities in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. If you have special needs or require assistance due to a disabling condition while you are attending a public program or if you are accompanied by a service dog, please contact Disability Services directly (805.679.6125), as all animals visiting campus must have pre-approval. For additional information regarding Pacifica’s policies, visit Pacifica’s Disability Services web page.

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About Pacifica Graduate Institute

Pacifica Graduate Institute, with two campuses in Santa Barbara, California, is a WASC-accredited graduate school offering masters and doctoral degree programs in depth psychology, mythological studies, and the humanities. The Institute has established an educational environment that nourishes respect for cultural diversity and individual differences, and a rigorous academic community with a spirit of free and open inquiry. Students have access to an impressive array of resources including the OPUS Archives and Research Center

The mission of Pacifica Graduate Institute is to foster creative learning and research in the fields of psychology, the humanities, and mythological studies, framed in the traditions of depth psychology. Consistent with and supporting this vision, Pacifica Graduate Institute is employee-owned, and practices shared stewardship.

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