SpartaRecruiting Frequently Asked Questions
Any SJSU student or alumni seeking career/internship opportunities registered with the Career Center’s SpartaJobs.
It is an excellent opportunity to meet with representatives from well-known organizations who have available jobs or internships and are interested in meeting SJSU students or alumni. These screening interviews may be held on the SJSU campus in the Career Center or at the employer’s site.
You should customize each resume and make sure the resume is targeted to the particular job. Be specific and focus on what the employer wants.
You will receive emails directly from the employer.
Contact the employer directly.
Prior to the Interview: Contact the employer at least two business days prior to the interview.
Day of the Interview: If your interview is on-campus, contact our Customer Service Desk in the Career Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 408-924-6031.
If your interview is off-campus, contact the employer directly.
Interviews on-campus are held in the Career Center, Administration Building, Room 154. Please enter through room 154 downstairs; entrance is across from Dudley Moorehead Hall (DMH), see campus map for details. Our map label is "CAR", we are located between the Engineering building and Dudley Moorehead Hall. Please check in with our front desk staff at the top of the stairs.
Interviews off-campus, employers will notify you with instructions.
Interview on-campus, contact Julie Sedlemeyer at 408-924-6024 orJulie.Sedlemeyer@sjsu.edu for special arrangements or accommodations.
Interview off-campus, contact the employer directly if you need special arrangements or accommodations.
Interview on-campus, Arrive 15 minutes prior to your interview time. Make sure to bring a copy of your resume and any other materials requested. Your name will be called when the interviewer is ready. Remember, the interview begins when the interviewer greets you in the lobby.
Interview off-campus, follow the employer’s instructions.
Review our interviewing resources to help you put your best foot forward.
You may not hear back from the employer right away, but you can always contact the employer directly for the status of their decision. It is a good idea to ask the employer, during the interview, when you might expect to hear back from them.
If you feel that any of the employer practices violate professional or ethical practices, please notify the Career Center immediately.
Once you accept a job offer, please report your placement to the Career Center. Once a position has been accepted, it is unprofessional to continue to interview with employers.
We can help you with that! Contact the Career Center for assistance with processing your decision.
Reneging or declining an offer that you have already accepted can have serious consequences for you as a professional. It also reflects negatively on SJSU and can have a long term impact on future students.