Explore Majors/Careers

Building a meaningful career starts with self-understanding and knowing your career options. Watch the Major Decisions 101 video if you are undecided on a major. If you have declared a major, but are uncertain about what career paths you can pursue, watch the Exploring Career Paths video. Both videos will provide you with valuable tips and resources to further develop your career plan.


Once you've watched the video, use this Explore Majors/Careers Checklist as a guide.


focus2Use Focus2 to assess your career planning readiness, work interests and personality type. To learn more about how to use Focus2, download the Focus2 Guide and watch the Focus2 video

Practice Your Skills



Develop career readiness skills over the course of one semester by completing the Explore Careers Badgepart of the Career Readiness Passport Program.  



Interview an Alumni/Other Industry Professional

Wondering what it’s like to work in a particular occupation or pursue a graduate degree? Consider talking to SJSU alumni or other industry professional who has made it to your dream career or workplace and can share their journeys.

Log in to SJSU2 and use Quick Connections to arrange a career conversation (informational interview) with an alumni or other industry professional today.


Career Coaching Summer Hours:  May 28, 2019 - August 16, 2019

For more help, meet with a career counselor at the SJSU Career Center:

larissaLarissa Bates
Summer 2019 Appointments (email directly for availability)

Summer 2019 Drop-Ins
Thursdays, 1:30 - 3:30 pm


nellieNellie Rochon-Ellis
Summer 2019 Appointments (email directly for availability)

Summer 2019 Drop-Ins
Wednesdays, 10:00 am - 12 noon at the SJSU Career Center


Explore Majors and Careers


Build Experience


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