Career counselors assist you with selecting a major and planning your job search.

Internships and Other Work Experience

Calendar of Events, Career Fairs, etc.

Includes Online Resources, Salary Surveys and more

Integrate work experience & academic growth

Juniors, seniors, & grad students: connect with Aztec mentors

Tips to start your career

  1. Connect with Career Services early and log into Handshake

  2. Access online resources and career-related information and handouts

  3. Explore majors/careers with your faculty advisor and professors

  4. Get involved in an on-campus club or organization

  5. Volunteer for projects that interest you

  6. Obtain an internship to explore career choices and gain experience

  7. Network with professionals, including alumni, to expand opportunities

  8. Connect with mentors to learn about careers 

  9. Write effective resumés and cover letters

  10. Develop competencies needed for career readiness — See the eight competencies from the National Association of Colleges and Employers

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Your online career development resource! Connect with employers and build your network by applying to internships, searching for open part-time and full-time positions,
and sending messages directly to
employers. Handshake is SDSU's
job search tool!