Leadership Career & Certificate Program

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2021 Leadership & Career Certificate Program

The 2021 Leadership & Career Certificate Program launched on January 27, 2021. This certificate offers opportunities to enhance and develop your existing leadership and career skills in a fully virtual format. 

In addition to the leadership and career content we have embedded in the program, participants will also explore virtual various virtual events of their choice to expand their learning. Students who complete all components of the program will receive their certificate at the annual Leadership Gala in May 2021.


The Leadership Career and Certificate Program is a partner program between Student Involvement and SJSU's Career Center.

Please email student-leadership@sjsu.edu if you are interested in joining.

Leadership & Career Modules

Program Learning Outcomes

As a result of this program, students will...

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

When is the deadline to register?

Our registration form closed on January 29, 2021, to allow students enough time to complete all required modules within the semester. If you are still interested in joining, please email student-leadership@sjsu.edu.

How do I sign up?

Fill out the registration information using this Leadership & Career Certificate Program Registration [Google form].

Why should students join?

Certificate students will be able to develop leadership and career competencies to apply to their SJSU experience and planning for post-SJSU life. Plus, it looks great on a resume!

Who can participate?

All currently enrolled SJSU students (undergraduate and graduate).

What is the cost?

Free for all SJSU students.

When will I receive my certificate?

You will receive your certificate digitally at the annual Leadership Gala that will take place on May 4, 2021. Participants who do not complete all requirements by this point will receive their certificates digitally at a later time.

When will I know the status of their application?

All students who are enrolled for the Spring 2021 semester will be accepted into the program. You can expect to hear more information about getting started with the program in January.

Who do I contact if I have questions or need accommodations?

Questions or comments can be sent to student-leadership@sjsu.edu, or you can call the Student Involvement front desk at 408-924-5950.