Parents/Prospective Students Resources

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Over half of SJSU's students each year and many of SJSU's alumni make the Career Center their first choice for career success. We have a proven track record of providing quality customer service. The Career Center strives to continually build relationships with the employing community, especially those located in Silicon Valley, and to offer the highest quality services to all of our clients.


Student Services

  • SJSU Handshake

    Need a job? Your direct connection to internship, on-campus, part-time, seasonal and work study jobs and full-time opportunities.

  • Drop-In Advising

    Have a career-related question and not a lot of time? Stop on by for a 15-minute session to review your resume, cover letter, interview strategies, etc.

  • Workshops/Online Resources

    Attend a workshop or check out one of our online career educational tools to start career exploration, build your resume, develop interviewing success, and learn strategies to connect with employers successfully.

  • Career Exploration and Job Search

    Meet with a career consultant to explore your career options and launch your job search plan.

  • Choosing a Major

    Confused on which major is right for you? Explore over 50 different major options at SJSU with a career consultant.

  • Big Interview

    Freaking out about your upcoming interview? Not sure how to prepare? Practice with a Big Interview, a free, comprehensive practical training for SJSU students.

  • Employer Connection Events

    Connect with Silicon Valley to global employers and network with professionals in your field of interest.

  • On-Campus Recruiting

    Connect with employers at job fairs who conduct first round interviews on campus in the career center.

  • Info Sessions & Tech Talks

    Meet with employers to learn about different organizations and potential career/internship opportunities.

  • Job & Internship Fairs

    Get connected with hundreds of recruiters from organizations across the Bay Area and around the globe to launch your career/internship journey.

  • Got a Disability?

    Promote your ABILITIES, learn to disclose your disability and how to request accommodations. The Career Center is home to the WorkAbility IV program that provides a variety of job search services to eligible students and alumni with disabilities.


Employer Services

  • Online Job & Internship Bank (SJSU Handshake)

    Advertise your part-time, full time, internship or seasonal opportunities year-round on SJSU Handshake, San Jose State University’s online job board. Use this free resource to reach out to over 18,000 students!

  • Job Fairs

    Optimize your recruitment efforts and meet face-to-face with prospective candidates.

  • Information Sessions/Tech Talks

    Promote and convey information to students about the uniqueness, culture, and job/internship opportunities at your organization through an informal setting. Planned sessions can be an integral part of your campus recruiting strategy.

  • SpartaRecruiting

    On-Campus Interview Program: Reserve rooms to conduct first round interviews on-campus.

  • Participate in Career Preparation & Job Search Programs

    Share your knowledge and expertise with SJSU students and alumni by offering resume advice, conducting mock interviews, co-facilitating workshops and participating in employer panels. Contact Julie Sedlemeyer at