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Career Center, Santa Clara University

Our Strategic Vision

Helping to deliver on the promise of higher education: a good job, social capital and economic mobility in pursuit of a more humane, just and sustainable world.

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We are future-oriented, student-driven and community-centered.


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Our strategic pillars support the fulfillment of our mission and vision.


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About the Career Center

The Career Center is an award-winning, nationally recognized office that supports the professional development and career aspirations of all undergraduate students, non-business and non-law graduate students, and alumni.

Our team is committed to ensuring all students learn how to:

  1. Construct effective application materials.
  2. Describe in an interview how their skills and experiences relate to specific career opportunities of interest.
  3. Build a social and professional network.
  4. Identify and apply resources to develop their career.
  5. Feel confident about their career journey.

Meet our team »

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Awards and Recognition

The Career Center pursues a high standard of excellence and has a reputation for thought leadership within the field of career services. Recent awards, speaking engagements, and recognition and rankings include:


Speaking Engagements

  • Handshake Access 2024 on the topic of centralizing employer engagement for a more relevant job search
  • NACE 2023 Fall Competency Symposium on the topic of career readiness competencies.
  • NACE 2023 Annual Conference on the topic of A.I. solutions for resume writing.
  • CLC 2022 Annual Conference on our innovative use of Bronco Exchange.
  • MPACE 2022 Annual Conference on our flagship Diversity Works Expo & Awards program.

Recognition & Rankings

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