Career Planning

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Center for Faculty Development
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San Jose, CA 95192




"If you don't know where you are sailing, no wind is favorable." (Roman philosopher, Senecca) The information in this page is designed to help you plan and manage your career at different stages. 

The Center partners with the Office of Faculty Affairs throughout the semester, to offer informational sessions and workshops on topics relating to tenure, promotion, career planning and work life balance. We invite you to attend any of the sessions you think might be useful for you.

Retention, Tenure and Promotion (RTP)

New Faculty

Early Career Planning

Mid Career Planning

Planning for Retirement

Work Life Balance

Professional Development Opportunities and Sessions

Additional Information

As you plan the next steps in your career, consider what the experts - SJSU faculty members who have been honored for their teaching, their scholarship or their service - have to say: