Career Development Center
The Career Development Center strives to prepare and empower students and alumni to discern and achieve professional goals throughout their lifetime. Through the development of meaningful and productive relationships with industry and campus partners, we connect students and alumni with experiential and professional opportunities and resources.
Whether you’re looking for a full-time or part-time job or internship opportunity to advance your career, Handshake can help. Handshake is a platform where you can search for jobs, internships or volunteer work, learn about upcoming career fairs, research companies, apply for on-campus job interviews and more.
Our career fair attracts 150+ employers representing diverse industries and organizations seeking talent. In this virtual fair, you'll have the opportunity to meet with various employers, learn about different positions and practice presenting yourself in a professional setting. Find more information about how you can register and prepare for the virtual fair, as well as what you should do after. If you're an employer, you can also find details about registration and sponsorships and how to engage with students during this virtual fair.
Resume/Cover Letter Review
Resumes and cover letters are a critical aspect of your professional presence. These two documents articulate and market your professional skills, accomplishments and unique qualifications to a prospective employer.
SJU Connects is an online platform powered by Firsthand that facilitates one-to-one career consultations, allowing alumni and students to make connections and network with each other to further their industry knowledge, have a resume reviewed or have a career conversation. Through SJU Connects, alumni can offer their industry expertise to students and other alumni who are seeking advice.
Of our undergraduate Class of 2020 had full-time employment or was in graduate school within six months of graduation.
The average total starting salary of Class of 2020 graduates.
Of all 2020 graduates participated in at least one semester-long experiential education program.