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Career Center, Santa Clara University

 


EXPLORE & DISCERN
Possible Careers


Give yourself the space and time to deepen your self awareness, connect your major to potential career options, engage in general occupational exploration, learn from others, and gain early career experience through professional work simulation. Clarity in these areas ultimately lead to more effective searches.

CRAFT
Your Personal Brand

 
The first step to telling your professional story is through crafting the following four essentials:

These four components to your personal brand are also the primary next steps to focus on as you consider applying to internships/jobs and start networking with folks.

BUILD
Your Professional Network

 
Your professional journey is not a solo endeavor! Leverage these platforms to build your professional network with SCU Alumni and other professionals:

As you conduct outreach to professionals and follow-up with employers, utilize the following tips and tools to engage professionally and meaningfully

STRATEGIZE AND SEARCH
For Internships and Jobs

 
When you’re ready to begin your search, there are a variety of ways to connect with employers and opportunities.  Utilize these and additional resources and to find positions on and off campus, learn about upcoming events, and research opportunities abroad:  

PRACTICE
For Interviews

 
The interview is another important step in telling your professional story. Whether virtual or in-person, we have resources to help you practice for and ace your upcoming interviews, including free access to Big Interview an online platform that provides interviewing tips and allows you to practice industry specific questions in a virtual mock interview format.

NAVIGATE
Salaries & Job Offers

 
Have a job offer in-hand and wonder what comes next? Or, would you just like to be prepared for when the day comes? Surprisingly, there's a lot more to consider than just the salary when evaluating a job offer.