Welcome Parents and Families!
If you are viewing this webpage, you share our interest in your student’s career development! The entire SJU Career Development Center staff is available to provide comprehensive career education and job search services for students in all majors, all class years, and pursuing all career paths.
We support your student in the lifelong process of personal discovery and discernment, as they explore their unique personality, skills, and interests, working with them to define and achieve career goals. You can help us by encouraging your son or daughter to schedule an individual appointment with a professional from our Center by calling 610.660.3100.
Virtual Services Available to Your Student
In response to the Coronavirus plan put in place by the university, the Career Development Center is offering all services virtually. To learn more about these services, please visit our Virtual Services webpage.
We have also launched our Class of 2020 COVID-19 Job Search Series with an array of information for entering the workforce during these times.
Services Available to Your Student
- Choosing a Major & Career Exploration
- Resume and Cover Letter development
- Seeking an Internship
- Exploring and Applying to Graduate, Professional or Law School
Connecting to Alumni for Networking and Career Conversations
The Career Development Center hosts career fairs, networking events, and supports the alumni online networking platform SJUConnects. Learn more here.
Parents’ Guide: Supporting Your Hawk
The services offered through the Career Development Center empower students to set and achieve their post-graduate goals. We realize the impact that parents have on the lives of their children, particularly with regard to initiative in planning for a career, and we aim to partner with you in support of your student's future. Click here to view the Parents’ Guide.
Parents as Employer: Hire A Hawk
Does your department have a hiring need? What better source of talent for your organization than a Saint Joseph's University student or graduate? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive posting instructions for SJUcareers, Saint Joseph's University’s online job posting site accessed exclusively by SJU students and alumni. Posting is free and the site is easy to navigate.
Click here for an overview of where Saint Joseph’s University graduates are employed and attending graduate school.
Click here for an overview of events for the current semester