Santa Clara University

Career Center

Our Mission

We are committed to the development of the whole person by:

Educating for the continuous process of personally authentic career and life development;

Encouraging self discovery through reflection and engagement with the world; and

Promoting the pursuit of a meaningful vocational journey that responds to the needs of society.


Our mission is realized through:

  • Career counseling with students and alumni
  • Vocation discernment courses
  • Career development events and classes
  • Experiential learning opportunities and on-campus employment
  • Developing employer connections in the non-profit, educational, government, and business communities
  • Fostering alumni relationships and involvement with students
  • Providing relevant informational resources
  • Innovative use of technology
  • Collaborating with the University community to facilitate integrated education
  • Benchmarking best practices
  • On-going staff professional development.


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