Career & Leadership Development

Career & Leadership Development’s (CLD) mission is to equip our diverse student and alumni population with modern resources that assist, guide, and foster their leadership, professional and career advancement. Through advances in technology and with staff ready to go the extra mile, we provide students with tools to take initiative and excel in their future endeavors.




In-Person Drop-in Advising Hours:

Drop-ins are for "quick questions" that can be answered in 15 minutes or less. We see students on a first come, first serve
basis during the drop-in hours posted below.  

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM &  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM




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What Can I Do With This Major?

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Events, Workshops & Fairs

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Career & Leadership Development (CLD) Hours :

Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Email: or Phone: (415) 338-1764

Career Counseling appointments have OPENED . Please click here or on the button located at the top right corner to schedule your appointment today! 



What can I do with my major?

Click on your respective college below to find accompanying resources associated with your major:



CLD Platforms

Click here to get more information about all CLD platforms.

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Handshake is our online career management platform for students and employers. Over 10,000+ employers, 5,600+ jobs, 1,500+ internships listings and growing.


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Big Interview

Big Interview provides students with lessons and virtual interview practice. Review your progress and get feedback from career professionals, mentors, and friends. 


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Gator Connect

Gator Connect is SF State’s go-to platform for student to alumni networking. Connect with fellow and former Gators and expand your professional network. 


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VMock *Now Available*

VMock is a dynamic resume-building platform that uses machine learning and AI tools to optimize the look, feel and most-importantly, the wording of your resume.