Virtual Chat is offered Monday through Friday from 1:00-2:00
Have a quick question? Join a virtual chat session to get quick answers to your career counseling questions. Simply log into your SJSU email account and type, SJSUCareerChat@gmail.com into the chat “search people” box, then click “invite to chat”. A Career Counselor will be with you shortly!
Outside of Virtual Chat hours? Here are some frequently asked questions and their answers:
- Q: Can you remind me how to log on to my student email?
A: Yes. Visit http://mail.sjsu.edu/ to log on to your SJSU email account. If you need additional help, please see ITS’s in depth Email page.
- Q: Can you help me with my resume? I don’t know where to start.
A: Of course! I suggest that you first start by watching our quick 8 minute Resume Webshop See our Program Calendar for in person resume review options if you’d like some feedback once you’ve completed your resume.
- Q: I need to find an internship. Where can I find some tips about that?
A: For tips on how to find and prepare for an internship, as well as resources and FAQ’s, visit the Internship section of our website. You may also want to check out our internship video series for several fun quick videos that may answer your questions.
- Q: I’m trying to figure out what major to choose. Do you have any advice?
A: Identifying a major that is a good fit has many different components. One of the biggest is making sure that it matches your interests. Take a few minutes to watch our Major Finder Webshop (coming soon) to explore this more in depth.
- Q: I need information about interviewing. Is there a way you can help me practice?
A: We have a great free program called Big Interview where you can practice with videos of interviewers and get suggestions about good answers to tough interview questions. For general information about interviewing, be sure to check out the Interview section of our website.
- Q: I want to search for jobs and internships on Spartajobs but can’t seem to log on.
What should I do?
A: a) If you are a first-time user, use your student ID number as your username and password (You must be a matriculated, currently registered student at SJSU)
b) If you are an alumnus/alumna, Open University, or SAL student, use the assigned Career Center ID number as your username and password (for Membership Options, view our Alumni page)
c) If you are a newly-admitted student, you won't have access until after the Enrollment Census Date this semester. Please view the Academic Calendar for this semester's schedule.
You can always call the front desk for step-by-step help as well!