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Work with a Career Coach

Our team has years of experience helping people land jobs and change their lives. They’ll tailor their approach to your needs and goals and will be by your side every step of the way. We’re in your corner.

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Arya Zarrinkelk is the instructor Instructor for BAVC's "Interviewing Strategies" Career Workshop
Senior Career Counseling Manager

Arya Zarrinkelk is the Steve Kerr of career counseling. Never officially being a career counselor before his previous tenure at Bay Area Video Coalition, Arya has helped over 300 clients ranging from ages seventeen to seventy find employment and higher education opportunities. Arya balances a warm and fun approach to career counseling with a strict level of accountability. Arya won't let his clients fail. His mantra is "lent now, mardi gras later." He attributes his success to his colleagues at BAVC, playing bass, and his innate ability to grow amazing beards.

"Every morning I wake up and sing my mantra like the blues, I cannot lose. Time to get up and move." - Quelle Chris

Mindy Aronoff
Senior Engagement Director

Mindy acts as BAVC's business development liaison and oversees adult advanced training, video production and creative services, American Apprenticehship with San Francisco City's Office of Economic and Workforce Development, and SF Commons, San Francisco's 2 public access broadcast stations. She is the first point of contact for video and audio preservation queries and is BAVC's main contact for corportate training and ETP (Employment Training Panel) initatives. She came to BAVC in 1999 as Industry Outreach Coordinator to jumpstart the ETP training program for BAVC and holds a B.A. in Design from UCLA. She likes to send gifs any time she can and she's often thought that Hugh Laurie in Dr. House would play her in the movie.