About Us

Providing Career Education & Employer Connections for over 60 years!


Our Mission

The Career Center promotes professionalism by providing the tools to guide students in making career planning decisions. We satisfy the needs of the employment community and complement the academic curriculum. Our high-touch customer service approach motivates, educates, and empowers students by giving them access to:

  • Customized consulting services and programs
  • Job and internship opportunities
  • A network of industry professionals and alumni

Vision Statement

Integral to the SJSU educational experience, the Career Center is the University's key link to the employment community and Silicon Valley's first choice of diverse and talented student applicants. In collaboration with our employer, community, and campus partners, we apply our career expertise to ignite students' passions and potential in the journey toward career fulfillment.

Meet The Team
Career Center Team Recognition and Appreciation Program

Learning Goals

The Career Center offers programs and services to help students identify career goals and connect knowledge and skills developed through coursework and co-curricular activities with career aspirations.

Assessment Reports


Job & Internship InitiativeStudent Success Fees (Job & Internship Initiative)

The Job & Internship Initiative (JII) is funded by the Student Success, Excellence and Technology Fee (SSETF). Learn how much is funding JII and the work being done with it.



Services and Resources

Over half of San José State University's students and many of San José State University's alumni connect annually with the Career Center. The Career Center strives to offer the highest quality services to all our clients.


Have questions? We have answers! Here are some commonly asked questions and our responses.