We have a lot of exciting and informative workshops this semester offered in partnership by the Counseling and Psychological Services Department (CAPS), Peer Connections, the Career Center, and The Wellness Center. Workshops are typically held on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30pm and some Wednesdays from 12:00-1:30pm in the MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center, unless otherwise noted.
Spring 2016 Workshops
Ready, Set, Goal! S.M.A.R.T. Goals Workshop
Wednesday, February 10th, 12-1:30pm
@Student Services Center room 604
Hosted by Peer Connections, this workshop focuses on goal setting. Goal Setting is a tool that creates a path and action plan for you to meet your goals. This workshop provides information about what goal setting in college looks like and tips on how to make S.M.A.R.T. goals.
How to Apply for Scholarships
Tuesday, February 16th, 3-4:30pm
@The Wellness Center conference room 122A
With the rising cost of tuition and student expenses, financial aid is becoming more and more essential. Attend this workshop to learn where to look for scholarships and how to apply for them. Hosted by the Financial Aid Office.
You & SJSU: Navigating the University
Tuesday, February 23rd, 3-4:30pm
For many first-generation students, finding a department, connecting with someone to talk to about an issue, or trying to figure out where you “fit” on campus can make college feel like an overwhelming experience. This workshop will offer advice on how to your way, as well as outline several campus departments and available resources. Hosted by CAPS.
Rock Your Interview Webinar
Tuesday, March 2nd, 3-4:30pm
Gain proven techniques to present yourself like a professional and interview with confidence. Hosted by the Career Center.
The Truth About Online Learning
Tuesday, March 8th, 3-4:30pm
Join us as we discuss strategies to overcome academic and personal challenges related to online learning. This workshop will also enable students to strategize for both short-term (such as online learning) and long- term success. Hosted by Peer Connections.
Smart Spartan Spending
Tuesday, March 15th, 3-4:30pm
Peer Mentors will share their strategies to effectively manage and limit spending, encouraging you to be more aware of your spending and budgeting. Hosted by Peer Connections.
Communication and Assertiveness
Wednesday, March 23rd, 12-1:30pm
Improve your communication skills with professors, employers, family and friends. Learn how to speak assertively when expressing yourself to others. Hosted by CAPS.
LinkedIn and Your Internship Search Webinar
Wednesday, April 6th, 12-1:30pm
Discover how to utilize LinkedIn to find career opportunities, research career paths, and develop a network. Hosted by the Career Center.
Resume Writing and Interview Prep
Tuesday, April 12th, 3-4:30pm
Attend this workshop to receive help in creating a resume and preparing for a job interview. Hosted by the Career Center.
Mindfulness for Beginners
Wednesday, April 13th, 12-1:30pm
Learn the basics of mindfulness - a practice of paying attention non-judgmentally to the present moment - and how this practice can be used to help you live a fuller, more connected and present life. Hosted by CAPS.
Healthy Eating on a Budget
Wednesday, April 20th, 12-1:30pm
Eating healthy on a college student budget can be hard to do. Attend this workshop to learn some tips on how to do so. Hosted by The Wellness Center.
The Growth Project
Tuesday, April 26th, 3-4:30pm
Gain the inspiration to overcome challenges you might face this semester. In this workshop, you will learn how to use the Growth Mindset to face personal and academic challenges and hear the stories of how SJSU students overcame adversity in order to succeed in their first year. Hosted by Peer Connections.
Can't attend our workshops?
Any of the below workshops are eligible for our three workshop requirement. Just make sure to have the presenter sign off on your checklist!
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