Graduate Events

Career Versus School: Life After SJSU

ESSC is presenting a workshop to explore the benefits of choosing career or graduate school after SJSU and the differences between the two. Join the discussion on Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join via Zoom

Grad Slam 2021

Grad Slam at SJSU is a campus-wide competition for the best short research presentation by a graduate student. This year's live event (virtual) Celebration of Research will be held Thursday, April 29, 2021.

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Writing Center Workshop Series

ISSS has partnered with the Writing Center on a series of writing workshops exclusive to international students.

The last session will be held Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

Register/Attend via Zoom

Spring Virtual Career Fair

Aerospace Engineering Virtual Career Fair will be Friday, April 16, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Come prepared with your resume updated, your Zoom video on, and wearing interview attire. (Career Fair links will be posted 1-2 days before the Fair.)

International Scholarship Opportunity

The Louie Barozzi Scholarship recognizes San Jose State University international students and U.S. students participating in an SJSU certified Study Abroad program. Three awards are given annually. This year's application deadline is April 18, 2021.

Get details and apply

Graduate Student Support Group

Meet other graduate students, get support, and learn coping skills. Hosted by SJSU CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services) on Wednesdays 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., graduate students can check in and get support from one another about the graduate school process.

Contact the group facilitators

Graduate Student Events

Brought to you by the College of Graduate Studies (usually for graduate students only)

Past Event Highlights

CPT Workshops

Interested in a university-sponsored internship? Do you have an internship offer and don't know what is next? Get an overview of the basics of applying for CPT in the College of Engineering, followed by Q&A with advisors from ESSC and ISSS.

Held on March 22 and February 19, 2021
(Read about CPT & OPT Process.)

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Probation Workshops

Join the ESSC for a session to understand academic probation at the graduate level, prevent disqualification, and plan for steady progress towards your academic goals by tapping into available resources. Come with your questions or concerns; we are here to support you!

Held on February 5 and February 8, 2021

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Understanding U.S. Academic Culture

A Cultural Conversation with ESSC and ISSS about how cultural norms and expectations of different educational systems can have an impact on your academic experience. Our tips and strategies can help you on your way to academic success.

Held on February 16, 2021
(See events Beyond Global Spartan Welcome, open to all international students and scholars.)

Global Spartan Scholarship

The College of Professional and Global Education (CPGE) accepted applications for the Global Spartan Scholarship through April 11, 2021. This scholarship is available to students seeking to earn a degree from SJSU in F-1 visa status starting Fall 2021.

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International Student Events (from ISSS)

March was Global Spartan Month, celebrating international education and cultural exchange at SJSU.

iSucceed Mentorship Program launching Spring 2021 - peer mentorship program

Countering Holiday & Winter Break Isolation: Thanksgiving Together: Virtual Edition

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Student Organizations

Revisit Club Week in the College of Engineering. Find out information about student organizations that are recruiting and how they are operating in a virtual environment.

Held from February 1 to February 5, 2021

College of Graduate Studies Q&A

Held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

Open to all new graduate students to ask general questions after reviewing the orientation Canvas course Spring Welcome to Graduate School.

See full details on the CGS orientation page including the Google form to be added to the Canvas course.

Graduate Student Events

Graduate & Professional Programs Fair
Held every semester via Handshake

Career Center / CGS Workshop Series
New schedule every semester

Writing Center Workshop

Going from Paper to Presentation

Held on Oct. 29, 2020 California / Oct. 30, 2020 India & China (via Zoom)

CPT Workshop

Interested in a university-sponsored internship? Do you have an internship offer and don't know what is next? Get an overview of the basics of applying for CPT in the College of Engineering, followed by Q&A with advisors from ESSC and ISSS.

Held on October 15, 2020

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Probation Workshop

Join the ESSC for a session to understand academic probation at the graduate level, prevent disqualification, and plan for steady progress towards your academic goals by tapping into available resources. Come with your questions or concerns; we are here to support you!

Held on October 5, 2020

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Meet & Munch Series

The Engineering Student Success Center (ESSC) is hosting the Meet & Munch Series. Open to all CoE students, each event has a topic for thought and discussion. Join this lunchtime gathering to unwind, chat, and build community.

February 9, 2021 Setting Goals: Staying Career Active
February 23, 2021 Academic Resilience: Finding your Strengths
March 9, 2021 Self-Care Practices during Midterm Season