Cici Mattiuzzi


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Cici Mattiuzzi is an independent career consultant, coach and author. She has worked in the career planning field for 40+ years.

She was the founding Director of Career Programs for the College of Engineering and Computer Science at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS), a position she held for over 30 years.

Cici has counseled thousands of students and career professionals in a wide variety of fields.

Her areas of expertise include career counseling and coaching, employment and labor market trends, career planning, job search strategy, salary negotiating and the recruitment of job candidates in high demand fields.

In addition to counseling individuals, Cici taught career planning courses that were part of the academic curriculum in all engineering and computer science programs at CSUS. At the University, she built a state-of-the-art online career services system (with computer science student project teams) and independently raised over $1.5 million to fund the operation. Her network of connections in business, industry and government agencies is extensive.

Cici teaches multiple career planning workshops and seminars, throughout the year.  She consults with both individuals and organizations on career planning, labor market trends, salary negotiations, and employment connections and opportunities.

In her weekly CareerUpdates newsletter at CSUS, and elsewhere, she has published hundreds of articles on career related topics.

Areas of Expertise:

• Resume Writing & Professional Portfolio Development
• Career Management & Professional Development
• Job Search Strategy & Job Recovery
• Salary Negotiating
• Translating Military to Civilian
• New Grad Career Planning/Job Search Strategy/Resume Writing
• Choosing a college major you love and creating life long career satisfaction and potential
• Development & Design of Highly Effective Career Development Programs and Materials
• Job Placement and Talent Acquisition


Career Counselor/Executive Coach
The Serious Job Seeker

1984 - 2015
Director of Career Services, College of Engineering & Computer Science
California State University, Sacramento

1978 - 1984
Career Counselor, College of Business and College of Engineering & Computer Science
California State University, Sacramento

1974 - 1978
Employment Development Officer
California State Employment Development Department


Bachelor Arts in Psychology, 1974. California State University, Sacramento

Masters of Arts in Social Science, concentration in Manpower and Labor Economics, 1981. 
California State University, Sacramento