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Career Center, Santa Clara University




Career Coaching

There are a variety of ways to engage. Choose where to begin based on your current question or need.


Undergrads: Not sure how to get started? Want to learn how to use Handshake or LinkedIn?

Attend Office Hours with our Peer Career Advisors!

Peer Career Advising Hours:

As of March 10, 2020, Peer Career Advising is currently on hold until in-person classes and programs resume.

No need to make an appointment... just stop by.

Many Office Hours will take place in Benson or in the Career Center, but they may also be scheduled in various places around campus. Check our Event Calendar for location details.

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Peer Career Advising Hours at Benson Center


Need a Resume, Cover letter, or LinkedIn profile review?

Please note: As of 3/10/2020, all appointments are being conducted virtually via Zoom, through 4/10/2020.

Appointment Guidelines

Meet our Graduate Student Career Coaches

200 x 200

Ariana Rivera 
Masters in Counseling Psychology, '20 
Hometown: Seattle, WA
I used to work in radio as a DJ and a writer!

200 x 200

Jasmine Bajwa
Masters in Counseling Psychology, '21
Hometown: Oakland, CA
I am both a cat and dog person!

200 x 200

Kaitlin Boone
Masters in Counseling Psychology, '22
Hometown: Visalia, CA
I'm an SCU alum, and I was 1 of 5 students who graduated with the first official Neuroscience major in 2018.

In advance of your appointment, we recommend referring to our online resources (i.e. resume and cover letter tips & samples) in the Job Prep Toolkit. 

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24-hour Resource Toolkit 

Career Guides

Get a head start at creating your plan with these career guides by class year!


Ready for an in-depth conversation on exploration or your search strategy?

Topics covered in these appointments:

  • Major or career exploration
  • Job or internship search strategy
  • Job offer or salary questions

Please note: As of 3/10/2020, all appointments are being conducted virtually via Zoom, through at least 4/10/2020.

Meet our Career Development Specialists

200 x 200

Kristina Kwan

Creative, Public/Human Sectors & Identity

200 x 200

Amy Peterson

STEM & Innovation

200 x 200

University Alumni

200 x 200

Business & Entrepreneurship