Welcome SJSU Alumni!
The Career Center team appreciate our alumni and strive to help you take the next step in your career. Learn more about the ways we aim to engage and support you and future alumni in the career development journey.
Stay in touch with the SJSU Career Center through our LinkedIn page. Get inspiration, career tips, and event alumni updates there.
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Career Center Alumni Membership
Recent SJSU Graduates
Congratulations! Your hard work has led to the achievement of a major goal. What are your plans after college? Please share them in this brief survey of career outcomes.
Recent graduates maintain access to basic services, including SJSU Handshake and online career education, for a year after graduation. Career coaching and career education workshops are available through one month after graduation. Continued access to on-campus recruiting, including career fairs and other employer events, requires a current Career Center Alumni Membership.
SJSU students who purchase a cap and gown package at the Spartan Bookstore receive a one-year SJSU Alumni Association membership that includes Career Center Alumni Membership. Activate your career services benefit as described in the following Option 1.
Other SJSU Alumni
SJSU alumni may establish a Career Center Alumni Membership with or without an SJSU Alumni Association membership. Explore the following membership options.
SJSU Students Taking a Semester Off and Other CSU Alumni
Purchase a Career Center General Membership for access to the same benefits as the SJSU Alumni Membership except on-campus recruiting (career fairs, employer information sessions, and on-campus interviews).
Option 1: Membership Combo - SJSU Alumni Assn./Career Center Alumni
Activate the Career Center Alumni Membership benefit of your SJSU Alumni Association membership by subscribing on-line and selecting Alumni Association Members. Be ready to provide your 9-digit SJSU student ID number, alumni membership number, and membership expiration date.
Option 2: Career Center Alumni Membership
To join, subscribe on-line and select General Membership-SJSU Alumni. Be ready to provide your 9-digit SJSU student ID number.
Career Center Alumni Membership Terms
Included in your $25 membership is access to:
- SJSU Handshake, the career services system and job board
- Career Center lab access and basic guidance
- Online career learning through www.sjsu.edu/careercenter
- Resources for launching your career
- On-campus recruiting, including career fairs, employer information sessions, and on-campus interviews.
NOTE: Some recruiting events post participant criteria and require advance registration. Consult SJSU Handshake for event registration requirements. Bring a photo ID and proof of your Career Center alumni membership, such as a membership card, Alumni Association card, or an email confirming your current membership from the Career Center.
For Spring 2020: undergraduate and graduate student alumni are welcome to the:
- Part-Time Job Fair
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 11:00am-2:00pm, Student Union Ballroom B
- Business, Financial Services & Logistics Job/Internship Fair
Thursday, February 27, 2020, 12:00-4:00pm, Student Union Ballroom
- Health & Human Services Job/Internship Fair - POSTPONED to fall 2020
Thursday, March 12, 2020, 4:00-7:00pm, Student Union Ballroom B
- Education & Public Service Job Fair - RESTRUCTURED as employer-preselected interviews.
Check Handshake for openings
Thursday, March 19, 2020, 3:00-6:00pm, Student Union Ballroom B
- Late Spring Job/Internship Fair - CANCELLED. Check Handshake for openings
Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 12:00-3:00pm, Student Union Ballroom B
For employer information sessions, alumni attendance is on a case-by-case basis that will be noted in the event description. Please refer to SJSU Handshake for more information.
Not included in membership are:
- Career coaching drop-ins and appointments
- Career education workshops
Fees are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and not pro-rated.
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