Career Resources for Engineering
Career guidance and development for all SJSU students and alumni including Career Fairs, Career Resources, advice for International Students, Diversity and Inclusion, Careerbuilding / Meeting with a Career Counselor, and more.
Graduate & Professional Programs Fair - Fall 2021
Thursday, October 14, 2021, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Pacific (via Zoom)
Visit the Fall 2021 Grad Fair website to register in order to obtain Zoom links and see participating universities.
Learn about graduate and professional school programs. In addition to SJSU, over 100 graduate schools from around the nation have been invited to attend, including research Ph.D. institutions. Connect with recruiters, gather information about program options, and ask questions in an informal setting.
Virtual Job and Internship Fairs
For more information, please see the Virtual Job/Internship Fairs page.
Career Crunch Weeks
Refer to the CoE Student Newsletter (emailed weekly) and the Canvas course "Your Journey to Career Readiness @SJSUEngineering" for details about specific events.
- Sign up for Student Resource Groups - Fall 2021 (YJ2CR)
- Canvas courses and modules, based on career development and design theories:
- ENG - Your Journey to Career Readiness (YJ2CR): Three modules review fundamentals of self-assessment, transferable skills building, and job and internship search.
- Internship Ready: Three modules to help you prepare for, find, and complete an internship.
- Check your resume with VMock.
- Live feeds of jobs/internships on Handshake career pathways page.
- Launch Your Career to access the Career Guides: Resume/Cover Letter, Job & Internship Search, Interviewing, Applying to Graduate School, Graduate Student Career Guide, and more.
- See the recording of a webinar from Handshake on how to attend a virtual career fair.
- Watch a YouTube video on creating a strong Linkedin Profile.
- Network with SJSU2 Mentoring and Meetups
- Make Quick Connections with alumni and industry professionals.
- Watch a LinkedIn video on networking with SJSU Alumni.
- Learn what CoE student organizations and SJSU Student Involvement are all about.
- Find the IBM Academic Initiative, LinkedIn Skills Tests, and LinkedIn Learning through one.SJSU.
- Watch a past Silicon Valley Leaders Symposium (SVLS) talk on YouTube.
- Virtual Career Tips & Tools handout [pdf] (from Sept. 17, 2020)
- Sophomore Success events (through ESSC) for students at all levels
- Spartan Success Series webinars from SJSU Alumni
The Career Center has many resources available. Current undergraduate students can request Zoom appointments through Spartan Connect. (Select 'Career' as the 'Care Unit', and then Engineering students select ESSC as the location.)
Recent alumni and graduate students can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Schedule an appointment with a career counselor:
- Undergraduate: Kelly Masegian via Spartan Connect (Location - Engineering Student Success Center), or contact her at email@example.com
- Graduate: Carrie McKnight via Spartan Connect (Location - Career Center), or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Appointment Types: virtual in italics; in-person in bold (at the Career Center ADM building 2nd floor room 255)
|Kelly Masegian's Fall Appointments (30 min. blocks)|
|11:00 a.m. -
|10:00 - 11:00 a.m.||-||-||-|
|-||1:00 - 2:00 p.m.||1:00 - 3:00 p.m.||1:00 - 2:00 p.m.||1:00 - 2:00 p.m.|
|Effective Fall 2021|
|Carrie McKnight's Fall Appointments (30 min. blocks)|
|11:30 a.m. -
|1:30 - 2:30 p.m.||-||1:30 - 2:30 p.m.|
|-||3:00 - 4:00 p.m. &
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
|3:30 - 4:30 p.m.|
|Effective Fall 2021|
Thanks to Lisa Francesca (CoE Communications Specialist) for compiling this tremendously helpful list! Read the weekly CoE Student News (emailed to your sjsu.edu account) for timely information about resources, events, and career opportunities for CoE students and alumni.