The Way to San José

Way to San Jose imageProgram Overview

The Way to San José pathway is designed for beginning international graduate students in selected programs who may not be able to be physically present this senester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pathway provides an online experience in fall 2020 and spring 2021 as an onramp to arriving on our Silicon Valley campus when you are able to do so. Selecting this program allows you to move closer to graduation and a career. 

Questions can be addressed to the College of Graduate Studies at or see our program FAQs here. You can also follow our Instagram and Facebook accounts @waytosanjose for more information and to hear from current SJSU students and alumni.

Participating Degree Programs

MS Computer Engineering

MS Computer Science

MS Data Analytics

MS Electrical Engineering

MS Engineering Management

MS Industrial and Systems Engineering

MS Software Engineering

Get Career Ready! Series

In Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, the College of Graduate Studies and the SJSU Career Center presented a specialized webinar series called Way to San José: Get Career Ready! designed to meet the career development needs of new international graduate students who may be starting their graduate programs outside of the U.S. No matter where you are this semester, our virtual series will help you build your professional toolkit for success in the Silicon Valley and global workforce. Recordings of these events are available below.

Fall 2020 Event Recordings

  • A recording of "Virtual Career Tips and Tools" is available here.
  • A recording of "A Conversation with SJSU Alumni" is available here.
  • A recording of "Succeed in the Global Workplace" is available here.

Spring 2021 Event Recordings

  • A recording of "Virtual Career Tips and Tools" is available here.
  • A recording of "The Role of Culture in Global Workplaces: The Case of Start-up Firms" with guest speaker Dr. Sarika Pruthi is available here.