Pairing business, technology and creativity, our students come to the heart of Silicon Valley to deepen and grow their passions. The result? A skilled and dynamic community with a social life that is surprisingly robust.
Immersive, collaborative and designed to unlock your creativity—for over 130 years USV has been helping people turn their passion into their professions. Today, it’s your turn. Explore our program offerings to help you develop the skills you need for the job you’ll love.
Career Ready Plan is a four-stage plan that allows students to develop employment-seeking competencies and prepare for the competitive nature of the job search. Students are highly encouraged to follow the plan and work closely with Career Services Advisor and their Faculty Mentor..
The Dragon Network is a grassroots networking community launched by USV community members in March 2019. Join today and start networking!
AlumniFire offers the following resources:
General Career Advice - Get practical advice on finding a job, exploring career paths, and succeeding at work.
Resumes & Feedback - Upload your resume to get instant and personalized feedback.
Portfolio Reviews - Have your work reviewed by your fellow peers and professional network in the industry.
Mentoring - Receive help on career exploration, resume/cover letter writing, interview preparation, and more.
USV Career Services wants to make sure you're ready for your new career. This section allows you to complete a mock application which will be submitted to our Career Services team. Someone from the team will call you to set up a mock interview after reviewing your resume and application.
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Director of Career Services
Book an appointment with our Director of Career Services, Jason Arana.
Let's Explore your Options!
In this appointment we will discuss the following:
Self-Assessment & Reflection
Explore your Options
Discuss how to meet your unique goals and aspirations
The Career Services Department offers many career and job search workshops designed to assist you with your career development. Workshops are available upon request to student organizations, campus-wide events, and professionals like you!
This is a fireside chat with students and alumni of University of Silicon Valley to engage with them on a wide variety of topics with various examples on this webpage.
Please fill out this form with information on when you might be available to do a Chat with a Pro for our students and alumni for 1 hour via Zoom/Teams. The events are held on Wednesdays from 12:00pm – 1:30pm, other days may be substituted based on the availability of the Student Body.
If you have further questions, please reach out to the Director of Career Services:
Jason Arana, Director of Career Services, Jarana@usv.edu