Career Resources

The Jack Holland Student Success Center provides resources, tools and insights to assist and prepare students for lifelong success. Check out our Blueprint for Career Success [pdf] for information about academic and personal growth, career exploration & preparation, exposure to industries and professionalism.

Meet Our Counselor

Larissa Bates, M.A. Career Counselor – Business, Financial Services & Logistics

 

 

 

 


Larissa Bates, M.A.

Career Counselor
Business, Financial Services & Logistics
larissa.bates@sjsu.edu


Undergraduate students can receive virtual & in-person assistance with their resume, interviewing skills, exploring careers, job search strategies, and more in a 30 min appointment.

During SPRING '23, students may connect with Larissa between January 31, 2023 - May 12, 2022 by requesting an in-person or virtual appointment for career counseling via Spartan Connect.

In-Person Appointments via Jack Holland Student Success Center (JHSSC) College of Business Students Only**

Tuesdays 1:30 –3:30pm

In-Person or Virtual Zoom Appointments via Career Center* (All Students)

Wednesdays 1:30 –3:30pm

Virtual Zoom Appointments (All Students)

Thursdays 1:30 –3:30pm

Please make sure to review if your appointment is virtual or in-person and follow instructions accordingly. Appointment format (virtual) cannot be swapped or changed after booking. 

Walk-in and Drop-in appointments are not available at this time.

If Larissa’s availability on Spartan Connect does not work for your schedule, additional appointments are available via direct email upon request to larissa.bates@sjsu.edu

 

In addition to appointments, the SJSU Career Center offers virtual career readiness tools (HandshakeVmock, SJSU² Mentoring & Meetups and many more [pdf]) and a full suite of PDF guides to help you Launch Your Career.

The SJSU Career Center also offers a FREE Professional Clothing Closet for work attire - by appointment only. Please email trisha.gilges@sjsu.edu for clothing closet appointments. 

Workshop Series:

SPRING '23 Workshops:

Exploring Careers in Business Technology (Virtual Panel) - 3/15 @ 4pm - Registration Coming Soon!

Prior Workshop Recordings:

All other past Exploring Careers in Business Workshops can be found on the SJSU Career Center YouTube Channel Here


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Apply for jobs & internships targeted to SJSU students.  Thousands of new opportunities are posted each month!

Join events to gain strategies for building your career.

Attend job fairs & info sessions to network with employers.

Stay updated with opportunities in our weekly newsletters.