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The Spartan Success Series is hosted by the Student Alumni Connection, a program of the SJSU Alumni Association. All events are made possible through the financial support of our proud Alumni Association members.  




Spartan Success Series

Spartans, you are part of a dynamic campus community in the heart of one of the most innovative regions in the world! Take advantage of the Spartan Success Series, a student-alumni engagement program featuring an array of career development events providing students and alumni the opportunity to network with alumni experts. Through offering a combination of both on-campus and virtual workshops, panels, and resume review sessions, students and alumni learn to sharpen their skills, build their network, explore career pathways, and acquire a competitive edge to carry into the workforce. 

FALL 2017

Jenn Creating Your Vision for Success

Monday, November 6
4:30-6 p.m.  
Student Union Ballroom

Featured Presenter: Jenn Drago Ericksen '11, Director of Technology Communications, Walmart (Walmart Labs)

Often in life we find ourselves just trying to survive and make it through the day. It's important however to make the time to prepare for and shape our future. Success starts with having clear vision.

In this session, you will learn the meaning and importance of acquiring vision, and how to define and visualize your dreams and goals. You'll leave this inspiring workshop with a sharper picture of what you want, how to get it, and new tools for success. Don't miss this exciting presentation by Walmart's Jenn Drago Ericksen '11, and a time of interactive discussion and vision creation. Register today.

This on-campus event is open to undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, and community members. 

REneTelling Your Story

Tuesday, November 14
4:30-6 p.m.  
Student Union Ballroom

Featured Presenter: Rene Siegel '87, Founder & President, Connext

SJSU students and alumni have incredible stories of hard work, grit, and overcoming obstacles. Learn the best strategies and tools to share your story so your listeners remember you. Rene will teach you how to stand out in every interaction, including face-to-face networking, during an interview, and on your LinkedIn profile. Upon conclusion of the presentation, you’ll take part in an exclusive networking opportunity with alumni, career professionals, and fellow peers. Register today.

This on-campus event is open to undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, and community members