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Career Center, Santa Clara University

Student Spotlight


The SCU Career Center is excited to feature Broncos with personal stories of how they navigated their own unique career journey. This is another way for Broncos to support Broncos. We hope these student spotlight stories can inform and inspire your own career success. The Career Center here to support you!



              Max Campos | 2nd Year, Finance and Political Science Major



"Growing up, I always wanted to be a corporate attorney"

Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA

Internship: Open Door Legal in San Francisco, CA

How he found it: Handshake and LinkedIn

His advice for Broncos: Getting started is the hardest part of the job-search process -- once you get past that intimidating first step, you gain confidence in applying, interviewing, and navigating the career world.


              Ryan Benavente | 4th Year, Neuroscience and Biology Major, Chemistry Minor



"Keep an open mind. You never know what you'll find"

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii

Internship: Fellowship at the Miller Center

How he found it: Professional Fraternity ΔΕΜ

His advice for Broncos: Before every interview I try to find what mission and values the company holds, and I try to reflect that in the way that I talk and the way that I carry myself and then I do a mock interview with a friend.


              Will Cockrum | 4th Year, Computer Engineering Major



"Nobody is expected to know everything--the people who ask for help are the people who learn the most"

Hometown: Pasadena, CA

Internship: Microsoft

How he found it: Santa Clara SWE Event

His advice for Broncos: If you’re just starting out in your job search, use Handshake, use VMock to work on your resume, and go to the Career Fairs...I went to a bunch of career fairs and I got pretty blunt feedback from recruiters that was really helpful because it taught me what I needed to work on