Our mission: As an act of justice, we empower SPU students and alumni from all backgrounds to design purposeful lives and careers.

What is the CCC?

Class of 2019 Outcomes (562 respondents)
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Graduation Success Rate

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Average Starting Salary

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Total Number of Employers who Employed 2019 Grads

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Of Undergraduate Students Completed at Least One Internship


Handshake for Students, Alumni and Employers

Handshake can help you learn about on-campus jobs, work-study, and local volunteer opportunities, as well as increase your exposure to national and global opportunities, including 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies.

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Introducing Pathway U

Use this science-based online career guidance tool to predict your “fit” in a major and career that will bring joy, purpose, and meaning to your life.

Career Launch Program

Introducing Career Launch

Career Launch helps students create professional relationships and launch effective job and internship searches in the hidden job market, especially for students with few or no connections.

Make a one-on-one appointment

If you are an SPU student or alum, we invite you to schedule an appointment with a career counselor:

An SPU student meets with a career counselor | Photo by Lynn Anselmi

Explore your career and calling

Find out how you can discern your calling, understand and articulate your strengths and interests, explore career options, and more.

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An SPU student looks through job postings on her laptop | photo by Lynn Anselmi

Find a job or internship

Our resources will help you find opportunities and meet employers, from your first year at SPU until after graduation.

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SPU business graduate students work on a group project | Photo by Dan Sheehan

Consider graduate school

Use our online resources to get general advice, or make an appointment to have a professional career counselor edit your application materials.

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An SPU student meets with a mentor | Photo by Lynn Anselmi

Become a mentor

If you’re a parent, an SPU alum, or a local businessperson, you can help SPU students and alumni by sharing your career experiences and expertise one-on-one.

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Holiday hours and office closures:

The Center for Career and Calling (CCC) will be closed for most of the major holidays listed on the SPU academic calendar. Be sure to follow us on Instagram (@spucareercenter) for real time updates on CCC hours and closures.


The Center for Career and Calling will be closed from July 1st through July 31st. This means all correspondence and services will be suspended for this duration and will resume August 1st. There will be no staff in office to respond to your requests during this time so please try to reserve any inquiries that might arise in the month of July for August so that the staff can accommodate and respond to your requests within a reasonable time frame.