Community Resources

The following career counseling and job search services are available for free or at low cost. They are not affiliated with the Career Center or San José State University, but they are valuable resources that can assist in your job search whether you’re an alumni, campus, or community partner.



CareerOneStop is your pathway to career success. Find tools to help job seekers, students, business, and career professionals.  Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. Find a CareerOneStop near you.



NOVA is a nonprofit, federally-funded employment and training agency that provides customer-focused workforce development services.


Silicon Valley Career Counselors

A list of Bay Area career counselors that see clients in private practice.  Career counseling, coaching, resume writing, and job search support are typical services offered by these counselors.


Silicon Valley Workforce Investment Network: Work 2 Future

Work 2 Future operates three One-Stop Career Centers in the areas of San Jose, Campbell and South County. The goal of Work 2 Future is to strengthen the economic base in San Jose and Santa Clara County by increasing employment opportunities and job retention for all residents.  Workshops, job listings and career advising programs are available through Work 2 Future One Stops.


U.S. Department of Labor

The United States Department of Labor is a cabinet department of the United States government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services, and some economic statistics. The purpose of the Department of Labor (DOL) is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.