Networking From Within

Join us for a panel and mixer event for graduate students!

When:    February 26, 2019

Where:  Panel Discussion, Student Union Theater, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

             Mixer, Student Union Meeting Room 1, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Who Should Attend:  All graduate students in all disciplines

How should you work with a professor to gain industry connections?

What things can a graduate student outside of career services to enhance their social and business skills?

What did our panelists do to successfully land a job in their chosen career?  

What are Alumni & Community Relations mentoring and meetups all about?  How can they assist you to broaden your connections both while in graduate school and afterwards?

How can you overcome the social challenges of networking?

Practice your new skills at a graduate student mixer!

Space is limited.  Students attending the panel discussion and Q&A will have VIP access to the mixer/reception.  Doors open at 3:30.


Dr. Cole Armstrong, Professor of Sport Management, Kinesiology, SJSU

Judy Garcia, International Counselor, The Career Center, SJSU

Brian Bates, AVP of Alumni and Community Relations, SJSU

Bruce Yaung, VP of Plantronics, ’88 Engineering

Jennifer De La Cruz, Director of Brand and Marketing Communications, Computer History Museum, 2010 Art History

Both events are wheelchair accessible.  Individuals requiring sign-language interpreters, real-time captioners, other accommodations, or have general questions, please email

Sponsored By:

Student Involvement
The Career Center
Alumni & Community Relations
The College of Graduate Studies