Are you interested in interning or working at the California Labor Commissioner’s Office? Join us for a Career Chat to learn about how you can get involved! Special guests are UCLA alumna and Senior Deputy Labor Commissioner Jocelyn Lopez and Deputy Labor Commissioner Andres Herrera, who will share their experience with internships and tips for the hiring process at the California Labor Commissioner’s Office!
Jocelyn Lopez, Senior Deputy Labor Commissioner
Andres Herrera, Deputy Labor Commissioner
Jocelyn Lopez is a first generation college student who graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor’s of Arts in political science and a minor in labor studies. Despite her limited knowledge in the system and struggling to navigate college and build a career, Jocelyn has gone on to receive her Master’s in Public Administration from Cal State Long Beach and is now a Senior Deputy Labor Commissioner at the California Labor Commissioner’s Office, under the Judgment Enforcement Unit and she’s also a labor studies lecturer at Los Angeles Trade Tech College. Jocelyn is very thankful to her college counselors and mentors who guided her along the way and look forward to helping those beginning their journey as well.
Andres Herrera is a first generation college student who graduated from UC Irvine with a Bachelor’s of Arts in political science and a minor in sociology. After graduating from UC Irvine he enrolled to LA Trade Tech College to gain further knowledge in labor studies. While studying at LA Trade Tech he interned for the California Labor Commissioner’s Office. After his internship he volunteered for the Wage Justice Center to help combat wage theft. Andres is now a Deputy Labor Commissioner in the Judgment Enforcement Unit. He believes that his career in the Labor Commissioner’s Office is very rewarding as he helps victims of wage theft collect their unpaid judgments. He is motivated to inspire and help the next generation of college students attain their dream career.
Tuesday, November 16th, 3-4PM