Leadership and Career Certificate Program

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2022 Leadership & Career Certificate Program

The 2022 Leadership & Career Certificate Program launches on January 31, 2022!

This is a semester-long, self-paced, free and online opportunity to help students develop their strengths and meet their goals. This program is for all SJSU students, includes a minimal time commitment, and no formal leadership experience is required!

Sign up to take part in the Leadership & Career Certificate Program here (opens page in new tab)!

The program includes 5 online modules that will prepare students for their life long career and leadership journeys. In addition to the content embedded in the program, participants will also explore virtual various SJSU events (both virtual and in-person) of their choice to expand their learning. Students who complete all components of the program will receive a certificate of completion and be formally recognized at the annual Leadership Gala in May 2022.

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.


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Program Learning Outcomes

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Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

When is the deadline to register?

It is preferred that students register by Friday, February 11th, 2022. 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 3, 2022. 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 2022 semester will be accepted into the program. You can expect to hear more information about getting started with the program in February.

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.