Career Resources

We Care About Your Success!

We know that looking for a job isn't easy. That's why we offer members a suite of career resources to help refine your interests, tweak your resume and build your network.

If you've recently  graduated, special membership rates are available. And if it's been a little longer, it's still an affordable investment in your future. Join the Alumni Association now

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LinkedIn

More than 24,000 alumni are networking in the Official San José State LinkedIn group. Don't miss the opportunity to make valuable connections - join our group today! 

CareerBeam

Member exclusive career beam online career development center

CareerBeam is a full service career development portal designed to provide all the resources necessary to guide you through the strategic job search process and achieve your career goals. Create a personalized career plan and conduct a results-oriented career search in an easy-to-use, interactive solution that delivers the most powerful and innovative career tools available today in one comprehensive system.

Encompassed within CareerBeam are:

  • Expert career development content
  • The best in class research information you've come to love from CareerSearch
  • All the job postings, networking and social media integration you enjoy from Internships.com and TweetMyJobs.com

Watch this short video to see how CareerBeam works.

Here's how to get started:

1) Join the Alumni Association.

2) Membership verification is required. Request your username by emailing the Alumni Association at: alumni@sjsu.edu

3) Log-in to CareerBeam with your username and begin creating your CareerBeam profile.

 

SJSU Career Center

Member exclusive Career Center Website careercenter.sjsu.edu

Access to the SJSU Career Center is free for Alumni Association members! Members receive the following services:

This exclusive jobs database has hundreds of full-time, part-time and internship listings posted each day with 24/7 access.

An innovative and unique job placement program that matches alumni with jobs and internships with employers recruiting SJSU talent.

  • Job Fairs

Hundreds of organizations in a variety of industries visit campus to recruit SJSU alumni. Meet with employers, network, submit resumes and discover new companies.

  • Workshops

Designed to enhance your knowledge of the job search process, a variety of career-related workshops are offered every semester.

  • Employer Information Sessions

Informal information exchanges that provide excellent opportunities to learn about a particular employer, program, industry, or organization. Beneficial for job seekers and those
exploring career options.

  • On-line Resources

Comprehensive self-help career development resources available 24/7, including access to online workshops, tutorials and video resources. 

  • Career Counseling

Get one-on-one career counseling at a discounted rate of $50 for 50 minutes.

Here's how to get started:

1) Join the Alumni Association.

2) Use your Alumni Association member ID to subscribe to the Career Center online for free.

3) Receive an email from the Career Center verifying your new Username and Password as a Career Center member in approximately 2-3 business days.

Please note: To use the Career Center benefits, you must be a former SJSU student.