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Ernst & Young Center for Careers

The Ernst & Young Center for Careers in Accounting and Information Systems at California State University Northridge provides specialized career and job search services to CSUN students and alumni. As a bridge from college life to the world of work, it’s our mission to support the exploration of career and academic options, the development of job search skills, and to facilitate connections between employers and students that lead to successful and satisfying futures.


Frequently Asked Question

Who can use the Ernst & Young Center for Careers services?

The Center's servies are available to students under the Accounting and Information Systems majors, Master of Science in Accountancy and Master of Science in Taxation students and alumni.

How do I sign up for SUNlink (online career center services)?

Information on registering for SUNlink is available under the Resources section as the handout titled: "SUNlink Registration Instructions."

Can I get academic counseling at the Ernst & Young Center for Careers?

The Student Services Center/EOP Satellite in JH 2113 provides academic counseling to students in JH 2113, call (818) 677-3537 or visit If you have started taking your upper division accounting or information systems classes you may qualify to meet with Dr. Paul Lazarony, Dept Chair, for individual advising. His office hours for students are Monday, Tuesday, 4:00pm-6:00pm. Call (818) 677-2461 or visit the Dept of Accounting & Information Systems office in JH 3123 for more information.

How can I stay up-to-date on recruiting deadlines?

Due to constant changes in deadlines, an up-to-date cheat sheet of all on-campus interview application deadlines will be available ONLY in the Center, which is located in JH2224.

How can I earn college credit for completing an internship?

To earn college credit, follow the instructions on the Internship for Credit Fall 2013 Procedure (available under the “Resources” tab of this website). Then, you must fill out the Internship for Credit Fall 2013 Application (also available under the “Resources” tab of this website).

After your application is complete, bring in the required paperwork and documents to the Ernst & Young Center for Careers (JH 2224) for review. If you qualify, you will be assigned a permission number for registration.

It is important that you turn in all items requested before you start the internship to properly and successfully assign your credit; otherwise, it is possible that you may not qualify to get credit for the term in which you are completing your internship.

NOTE: You will need a faculty sponsor within your major. It is recommended that you contact your faculty sponsor with time in advance.

How can I set up a career advising appointment at the Ernst & Young Center for Careers?

To set up an appointment you can call the office at (818) 677-2979 or you can visit the Ernst & Young Center for Careers office in JH 2224. You will be asked your name, major, expected graduation and reason for appointment.

NOTE: Be sure to sign up with Online Career Services before your appointment date.

Can I use the computers in the Ernst & Young Center for Careers?

Our computer lab consists of two desktop computers that are available for use by accountancy and information systems students for career related research and for applying for jobs. You will need your regular CSUN username and password in order to login to the computers. You may print documents relating to career research and job application including your resume, DPR, transcripts, cover letter, and others as approved.