Here are our top tips to help students complete in this market:
- Use V-Mock to get your resume ready for employers! This free app provides instant feedback on resume format, spelling/grammar, and impact (strength of accomplishment statements). This app will be featured in our Career Coffee Chat*
- Watch our Job Fair Success webinar to prep for the upcoming virtual job/internship fairs.
- Review the Interview Guide to prepare for interviews and use Big Interview to practice virtual mock interviews.
- Meet your career counselor and schedule a 1-1 virtual appointment through Spartan Connect.
Featured Events For Faculty & Staff:
- Career Coffee Chat webinars* A virtual chat series offering faculty and staff demos of key career resources and Q&A. Led by our career counseling team and recorded to access at any time.
- Employer Insights Series: An interview and Q&A series with hiring managers and recruiters sharing insights on job search strategies and successfully navigating the virtual world of work. Upcoming sessions:
- Texas Instruments 9/18
- Microsoft 10/2
- HPE 10/16
- Galileo 10/30
- Lockheed Martin 11/6
- Please email Lisa Trikofski (email@example.com) for zoom links.
- Present at the Spartan Leadership & Career Conference, Friday, October 9 – This conference is a great opportunity for students to connect with employers, SJSU alumni, and current campus leaders to build leadership and career management skills. Call for proposals for faculty and staff who want to present best practices and research on developing leadership skills, emotional intelligence, intercultural communication, and DE& I for the workplace. Contact Kelly Masegian (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information. Student registration via Handshake.
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- Most in-demand skills for 2020
- COVID-19 The Case for Improving Scientific Literacy for All
“In the Fourth Industrial Revolution literacy can no longer be restricted to reading and writing. Before COVID-19, a basic understanding of molecular biology and notions of epidemiology were entirely optional for any citizen. Now that the burden of mitigating the pandemic relies on our collective responsibility, this knowledge can be a matter of life and death, for yourself and others. We are living through a collective realization of how understanding science has tangible, practical, and immediate applications for our daily lives.”