Diversity and Inclusion

As you think about your career, remember to consider what value your diverse background brings to an organization and that many employers appreciate the unique insight that diverse candidates bring to their position/organization.

The SJSU Career Center is dedicated to helping our diverse student populations and connecting them with employers that value their talent.

Here are some steps you can take to support your career development:

Step 1: Connect with one of the diverse centers or programs on campus.

Accessible Education Center: Provides comprehensive services in support of the educational development and success of student with disabilities

Black Leadership and Opportunity Center: Provides cultural programming, professional development and academic initiatives that promote community building and overall success of all Black SJSU students.

Chicanx/Latinx Student Success Center: Provides a community gathering space as well as programs and services to support the success of all Chicanx and Latinx students at SJSU.

César E. Chávez Community Action Center: Sonnects SJSU students with civic engagement opportunities that deepen educational experience while promoting a lifelong commitment to activism and social justice

Educational Opportunity Program: Designed to improve student academic support of first-generation, low-income and educationally disadvantaged students

Gender Equity Center: Advocate for social justice, respect, and safety for all members of the SJSU community, by educating the campus on a multitude of issues facing society based on gender.

MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center: Offer support, advocacy for historically underrepresented groups, leadership opportunities, and intentional programming that focus on critical thought, social justice, and cultural empowerment for the SJSU community.

PRIDE Center: Improve the campus climate for LGBTQ+ students and advocate for the respect and safety of all members of the campus community, through dynamic programming and educational outreach.

UndocuSpartan Resource Center: Provide holistic support and resources to undocumented students and the campus community.

Veterans Resource Center: One-stop resource center proudly supporting all veterans, reservists, guard members, active duty personnel and veteran dependents.

Step 2: Make a career counseling appointment on Spartan Connect.

Connect with your assigned career counselor, Sandra De Leon (sandra.deleon@sjsu.edu).

Step 3: Check out the following career resources that can be helpful for students who identify with specific diverse groups or interest areas: