Graduate Events

CPT Workshops

Interested in a university-sponsored internship? Do you have an internship offer and don't know what is next? Join us for an overview of the CPT application process in the College of Engineering, followed by Q&A with advisors from ESSC and ISSS. (International students: check your preferred email for details.)

September 30th, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Pacific
November 3rd, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Pacific

Graduate & Professional Programs Fair

CGS is hosting a virtual graduate fair on Thursday, October 14th, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Pacific. Learn about graduate school and meet program representatives from SJSU and other participating universities. Virtual information sessions will be held September 23th and September 30th.

Contact CGS

Spartan Engineer Success Program

ESSC is presenting several workshops this semester focusing on time management, graduate school vs. career after SJSU, resume building, research, and other topics of interest.

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Writing Center Fall Workshop Series

The SJSU Writing Center is offering its intensive Foundations of Graduate Writing workshop series for early career graduate students.

Fridays, 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.
September 24, October 1, October 15, October 22

Sign up for the Writing Center listserv

Fall Virtual Career Fairs

The Career Center offers opportunities to meet employers about jobs, projects, and internships. Come prepared with your resume updated, your Zoom video on, and wearing interview attire.

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Graduate Student Events

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

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Past Event Highlights

Student Organizations

Visit this year's Engineering Student Club Fair to find out about student organizations that are recruiting. (Student Organizations can RSVP to participate until September 10th.)

Wednesday, September 15 (virtual) and Thursday, September 16 (in-person)

Learn more about clubs

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.)

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.)

Grad Slam 2021

Grad Slam at SJSU is a campus-wide competition for the best short research presentation by a graduate student. The virtual event Celebration of Research was held in April.

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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

Visit ISSS

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

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