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San Diego State University

Career Services

Resources For Parents

SDSU Career Services empowers students and alumni to build bridges to their future careers. We provide numerous resources of interest to you.

And there are many that ways you — as parents of students and alumni — can help us!

How you can help your student

At Career Services, we do our best to help your student succeed. Parents can help by encouraging students to:

  • Set up an Aztec Career Connection account.
  • Get involved in an internship or mentorship experience.
  • Attend Career Services events, like Career Fairs, workshops, and other programs.
  • Research majors, careers, and assess areas of personal interest.

Find details about how you can help your student!


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How you can get involved

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There are many ways you can get involved and make a difference in the life of your student, and all Aztecs.

  • Join the Aztec Parents Association.
  • Become part of Career Services' Professional Network.
  • Become a student's mentor through the Aztec Mentor Program.
  • In business? Register your company with Career Services.

Find details about how you can get involved!

Helpful links

  • Outcomes surveys: Career Services conducts a salary survey of graduating seniors each semester. Includes recent and archived survey results. 
  • Annual Recruiting Trends Report: Each year, Michigan State University surveys employers who recruit at universities around the nation. SDSU participates in this survey by sharing the employers who recruit with us. In particular, see:
    • Opening executive summary
    • Hiring by Academic Major (p. 25)
    • Internships (p. 49)
  • NACE website: NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) provides information about many topics of interest to parents of college-age students, including internships.
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