Generation of Aspirational Leaders (GOAL)
Our mission is to provide resources to build your leadership skills, help you achieve career readiness and excellence in academia, all while developing your professional and peer network.
GOAL helps students develop their leadership and communication skills while promoting social consciousness and academic success. Any SJSU student can sign up to participate in our workshops and events. Sign up here to receive updates about our upcoming events.
Scroll down to learn more about opportunities to join our Leadership Team, and to see our upcoming calendar of events.
We want to help you
GOAL Leadership Team
Members of the GOAL Leadership Team help plan events and initiatives, develop their communication skills, work alongside industry professionals, and have the opportunity to move into paid positions based on their initiative. Interested? Apply to the Leadership Team here.
We currently have three internal teams that you can join: Data Analytics, Strategy and Development, and the Marketing Team.
When you are part of the GOAL Leadership Team, as you progress, so do your responsibilities!
You join the Leadership Team as an Apprentice and can work your way up to Ambassador
and Agent, based on your own goals and objectives. Some roles earn compensation.
APPLY NOW! To learn more, check out our full website.
GOAL Events Fall 2021
Resume Writing Workshop Get expert tips on how to make your resume stand out and learn new tactics people
are trying that’s getting them recognized by recruiters!
When: Thursday, September 16 @ 5:00PM PST
Resources + Networking Mingle with fellow Spartans and learn about opportunities and resources available
When: Thursday, September 30 @5PM PST
Where: Hybrid, BBC032 + Online
#IAmRemarkable (Diversity Career Week) In collaboration with Career Center, GOAL is hosting a Google-designed event, #IAMRemarkable,
aimed at empowering women and underrepresented communities.
When: Wednesday, October 6 @ 5:00PM PST
Spartan Step Up Days Join us for this 3-day online crash course on leadership and discover the leader
in you! You will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment to
conduct research for and spearhead university and community initiatives. Find out
what it is that you are passionate about and learn the key to working with others
to accomplish your goals. This event will provide you with real-world experience and
soft skills that employers are looking for, and is open to all SJSU students.
When: Friday October 22 - Sunday October 24
Interview Preparedness Hear from top industry tech recruiters on how to research companies that align with
your values and get insider information on things you can say to nail your interview
with that dream company.
When: Thursday, November 4 @ 5:00PM PST
Mock Interviews One on one with recruiters to practice your interviewing skills. You must pre register
for this event and conduct some research on the companies you will be ‘interviewing’
with. It is recommended that you attend the Interview Preparedness event on 10/28
so you know what to expect.
When: Thursday, November 18 @ 5:00PM PST
Passion to Profession: Mission-Driven Leadership Speakers from a wide range of industries discuss their journey to finding a fulfilling
career. Add to the discussion in this interactive panel and discover ways to increase
your chances of finding a career that doesn’t feel like work!
When: Thursday, December 2 @ 5:00PM PST
Staying Sane During Finals - Comedy Improv Join us for an evening full of fun and laughs to help you de-stress before finals.
When: Thursday, December 9 @ 5:00PM PST
Where: Hybrid, Student Union Theatre + Online