Spartan Leadership & Career Conference

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The Fall 2022 Spartan Leadership & Career Conference will be a 2-day event held October 14 and October 21, 2022. 

The Spartan Leadership & Career Conference is an event designed to help SJSU students learn to refine their leadership skills and understand how to leverage those skills into a successful career. Featuring alumni and employer panels, breakout sessions led by SJSU faculty, staff, and alumni, a networking session, and much more!

Speaker details and breakout sessions topics for the Fall 2022 conference coming soon! Please stay tuned for registration information.

Past employers have represented companies such as Google, Enterprise, JP Morgan Chase, and the City of San Jose. Breakout sessions cover topics including:

  • San Jose 2050: Solving the Problems of Tomorrow, Today
  • Networking: The Power of Relationships
  • Cultural Identities and Leadership
  • Living Your Best Life: Leadership Techniques for Daily Success

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

When is the event?

October 14 and 21, 2022! You do not need to attend the Networking and Conference Success Sessions in order to attend the Spartan Leadership & Career Conference! 

Where is it?

The 2022 Conference will be held virtually via Zoom webinar and on campus in the Student Union Ballroom and Meeting Rooms.

How can I join?

Registration will be availble here!

Why should students go to the conference?

Enhance your leadership skills and learn how to effectively apply your experiences to your career goals! Connect with fellow students, ask employers the questions you always had, and hear alumni tell their stories about their career journey. This event is free and open to all currently enrolled SJSU students. No prior leadership or work experience required.

Who can attend the conference?

All currently enrolled SJSU students.

What is the cost?


Will food be provided?

Due to the virtual meeting format, food will not be provided. But if you attend in person, yes!

How do I register for the conference?

SJSU students can register for the conference in Handshake. Upon completing the registration form, more details, including the Zoom links, will be emailed to you closer to the conference date.

Is there a dress code?

Business casual attire is encouraged, but not required. 

Is the event accessible for students using a wheelchair?


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

Please contact us at or 408-924-6031.


Sponsored by Student Involvement and the Career Center.