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Career Center, Santa Clara University

From Resume Reviews to Job Search Strategy, Our Team is Here to Help

Career Coaching

Choose where to begin based on your current question or need. Schedule career coaching appointments through Handshake. New appointment slots are added each week, but if you experience any trouble finding an appointment time, please let us know by emailing

Topics covered in these appointments:
  • Major and career exploration
  • Resume and cover letters
  • Mock interviews and interviewing skills
  • LinkedIn and professional branding
  • Job and internship search strategy
  • Salary negotiation
  • ... and more!

Not sure where to start?

Step 1: Meet with a Peer Career Advisor for a basic overview of the Career Center and how to use Handshake and other resources. (Select the appointment type 'Career Center Basics')

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Step 2: Meet with a Career Development Intern to review your resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile.

Step 3: Meet with your Career Coach to explore career pathways, develop a job search and internship strategy, conduct mock interviews, and discuss salary negotiation. Your Career Coach is assigned to you based on your field of study. Scroll down to learn more. 

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Career Development Intern


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Demetria Quijada

Graduate Intern, Career Development Coach

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School of Engineering and College of Arts & Sciences (Undergraduate STEM students)


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Vania Tong

Assistant Director, Career Development - STEM & Innovation

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Undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences (non-STEM students)


Shauna Strauss

Shauna Strauss

Assistant Director, Career Development - Arts, Humanities & Public Sector 

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Leavey School of Business Undergraduate Students


Noël Kreidler

Associate Director, Career Development & Campus Integration - Business & Entrepreneurship

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School of Engineering (Graduate Programs) | School of Education and Counseling Psychology | Alumni


Myriam Bartz, MBA

Assistant Director, Career Development - Graduate Students and Alumni

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Career Influencers Network

Are you interested in discussing your career questions with a faculty or other department staff member? Our Career Influencers Network is here to help!