Eric Hilden brings a diverse background to the position of Career Placement Officer. A Washington State native, Eric received Masters in Public Administration from California State University, Long Beach and his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Whitworth College . While at Whitworth, Eric played tennis, basketball, club volleyball, and sang in the college choirs. Eric now resides in San Juan Capistrano with his two younger children who are active in club soccer and his oldest daughter is attending UC Berkeley.
His career path includes extensive experience in the human/social services assisting a wide range of individuals to achieve vocational, educational, and personal goals. While the Southern California Area Manager at Good Shepherd Communities, Eric developed key leadership, recruitment, and interviewing skills that he incorporates into his workshops and individual appointments for students, classes, and other groups on campus. Eric's specialty is resume, interviewing, and job search preparation.
Eric is the Past President and Executive Board Member of the California Placement Association and appointed to the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Statewide Advisory Committee for Work-Based Learning and Employment Services (COSAC)
"The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them."
- George Bernard Shaw