Students

The Career Center is dedicated to providing all Spartans with the resources, guidance, and opportunities you need to successfully prepare for your future. We offer a wide variety of services for students, including 1:1 career coaching, career experiences, employer connection events, and career education to design a meaningful life and career.

First Destination Survey

Graduating students, please fill out the 23-24 Spartan First Destination Survey for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card!

Career Counseling & Appointments

Please visit the Career Counseling & Appointments page to learn more about scheduling an appointment with one of our professional career counselors.

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How to Write a Resume for a First Job

A resume for a first job should focus on your future as well as your past.

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Networking Tips for International Students

Like many other international students, I was very focused on the academic part of student life when I arrived in the U.S. In my junior year of college, I suddenly felt this job-seeking urgency. I was only a couple of …

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If you’re gearing up for college as a first-year college student, you’re probably super excited. And nervous. And overwhelmed by a large to-do list… Pack, meet your roommate, scope out the best parking spots, locate your classes, and find decent …

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Contact Us

Email: careerhelp@sjsu.edu

Phone: 408-924-6031

Chat: Select the Chat icon to send us a message

Career Coaching Appointments: Spartan Connect

Hours: See our CONTACT US web page for Career Center hours

Location

Administration Building (ADM)

2nd Floor, Room 255 (Main/Accessible Entrance)

Corner of 7th and East San Fernando Streets

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