Explore Majors and Careers

Who you are

Designing a meaningful career starts with self-understanding.  Take some time to identify your values, preferences, interests, and strengths. 

Majors at SJSU

Spartan's Guide to Picking a Major
  • Look at the list of majors at SJSU, read the course descriptions. Identify major/s and classes interest you.
  • Use this Major Decision Handout for relevant resources to help you narrow down your major options before meeting with an advisor or career counselor.

Career Interest Areas

  • Learn about common career paths as well as job search strategies using the What Can I Do with My Major resource.
  • Research workforce trends and data through O*Net.  O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work by interest areas, industries and growth sectors. 
  • Review our Career Interest Areas Handout for information on career options in each area.
Art, Communication, and Entertainment
Business, Financial Services, and Logistics
Education and Public & Human Services
Health, Nutrition and the Green Economy
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Career Counseling

Need additional help? Career Counselors are available to help you in your major or career decision, build a stronger resume, prepare for interviews, and more.

Nelli Rochon-Ellis

Nellie Rochon-Ellis

Office Hours held in the Career Center, Admin. Building, Room 154 or Room 255 (accessible entrance)
Summer Appointments: Wednesdays, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (made through SJSU Handshake) or email nellie.rochon-ellis@sjsu.edu

Note: I will be out of the office from May 22-June 7, 2018.