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Career Coaching

Need Quick Career Tips?

Career Counselors provide coaching and counseling to San José State University students on a variety of topics including: job/internship search strategies, interviewing tips, grad school, choosing a major, finding a career with your major, career planning, enhancing your resume, and more.

For Bachelors/Undergraduates

Career Coaching and Counseling

Day, Time, and Location

Appointments for Undergraduate Students

Schedule a 30-minute appointment with a career counselor by logging into SJSU Handshake. Click Career Center from the top menu and select Appointments.

ADM 255

Career Center Drop-In Hours (August 27 - December 7)

Quick career advice (10-15 minute sessions). Limited availability. First-come, first-serve. Last sign up is 15 minutes prior to end time. Undergraduate students receive priority.

Due to other events, there will be no drop-ins on 9/13, 9/18, 9/19, and 9/20.

Tu 1:30pm - 3:30pm   

W 10:00am - 11:30am

Th 1:30pm - 3:30pm  

ADM 255

Virtual Career Chat

Do you have a job search or resume question? Get virtual job search advice from a career counselor by joining our online platform.

F 9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30

10:00am - 12:00pm, Virtual

Satellite Office Hours 
For Bachelors/Undergraduates Only

Meet us at your Success Center to answer your career related questions.

Business Success Center, BBC 008: Tuesdays, 2:00 - 4:00pm

Social Science Success Center, CL 240: Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00pm

Health & Human Sciences Success Center, MQH 533: Mondays and Thursdays, 12 - 1:30pm

Engineering Success Center, ENGR 344: Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00pm

Science Success Center, DH 212: Thursdays, 1:30 - 3:00pm

EOP, Clark Hall Lounge:
Every other Tuesday, 1:30 - 2:30pm (9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20)

Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center, SU 1340: Every other Wednesday, 11:00am - 12:00pm (9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 12/5)

African American/Black Student Success Center, SU 1360: Every other Wednesday, 2:00 - 3:00pm (9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 12/5)

Veterans Resource Center, SU 1500: Select Thursdays, 2:00 - 3:00pm (9/6, 10/4, 11/1) and 11:30am - 12:30pm (9/27, 10/18, 11/15, 11/29)

UndocuSpartan Resource Center, SU 2450: First Tuesday of each month, 3:00 - 4:00pm (9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4)

PRIDE Center, SU 1st Floor: First Monday of each month, 1:00 - 2:00pm (9/10, 10/8, 11/12, 12/3)

For Masters/Graduate Students

Career Coaching and Counseling

Day, Time, and Location

Appointments for Masters/Graduate Students

Schedule an appointment by emailing a career counselor directly. 

ADM 255
Masters/Graduate Students Group Coaching and Counseling

Learn how to craft a graduate/masters level resume and cover letter that will help you stand out from the crowd.

Seats are given to the first 20 students to sign in at the front desk (ADM 255). Bring your Tower Card and a copy of your resume/cover letter.

8/22, 9/5, 9/12, 10/3, 10/17, 11/7, 11/28, 12/5

3:00pm - 4:15pm

ADM 255

Virtual Career Chat

Do you have job search or resume questions? Get virtual job search advice from a career counselor by joining our online platform.

F 9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30

10:00am - 12:00pm, Virtual