Mexican American Studies
So I'm a Mexican American Studies Minor, Now What?
A degree in Mexican American Studies prepares students for careers in teaching, social services, health care, and community service, research, and higher education. To learn more visit the SJSU Mexican American Studies homepage.
Where Do My People Work?
Common Career Tracks
- According to LinkedIn, SJSU Mexican American studies majors commonly work in education, community and social services, and human resources. Common employers include County of Santa Clara, East Side Union High School District, and UC Davis.
- Learn about the different career tracks on What Can I Do With My Major?
- Research job titles at O*Net - Career Information Database.
- Research job statistics at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Where Do I Look for Opportunities?
Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities
Check SJSU Handshake, SJSU's job and internship database exclusively for students.
General Job/Internship Boards
- USAJobs / Pathways Internships for Students/Recent Grads
- County of Santa Clara / Internships / Volunteer
- City of San Jose / Volunteer
- CA.gov (View List of Jobs by Major)
How Can I Get Involved?
- ALMAS (Academics, Leadership, and Mentors Aiming for Success)
- Chicano Commencement
- Grupo Folklorico Luna y Sol de SJSU
- Latino Business Student Association
- Sigma Delta Alpha
- M.E.Ch.A. Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan
How Can I Increase My Chances of Succeeding?
Job Search Tips
- Connect with alumni by joining the LinkedIn SJSU Latino Alumni group.
- Research company reviews, salaries, interviews, & benefits on Glassdoor.
- For more resources check out Education, Anthropology, Psychology, Social Work, and Business.