Workshops & Drop-In Consultations

Group of students at a leadership workshop

Leadership development is a journey, and the Student Involvement staff are committed to supporting students at every stage, from individuals interested in exploring the myriad leadership opportunities SJSU has to offer to experienced leaders looking to translate their experiences into marketable skills as they apply for jobs and graduate programs.

If you're interested in exploring consultation possibilities, email student-leadership@sjsu.edu. We look forward to working with you!


Fall 2020 Workshops and Opportunities

We have plenty of great workshops for you this semester. No registration is needed for any of these virtual workshops, but you can sign up to receive the Zoom invitation for these events directly in your inbox by signing up for our Leadership Opportunities Newsletter.

  • Welcome Leadership Drop-In | Tuesday, August 25th (12-2pm)
    • Drop by our virtual space to learn more about the great leadership development opportunities we are offering this semester!
    • Zoom link will be posted closer to the event.
  • Managing Conflict with Others | Thursday, September 10th (12-1pm)
    • Conflict is inevitable, whether it is between friends, family, co-workers, peers, classmates, or strangers. However, conflict isn’t always bad, and it can lead to learning and growth if managed appropriately. Join some of our Student Involvement team for this discussion about how to be a better conflict manager!
    • Zoom link will be posted closer to the event.
  • Latinas in Leadership | Tuesday, September 22nd (1-2pm)
    • Join us for this great panel of incredible Latinx women, who will be joining us to share their experiences with leadership, offer insight and advice, and answer questions from students. All students are welcome!
    • Zoom link will be posted closer to the event.
  • Motivating and Inspiring a Group | Tuesday, October 6th (12-1pm)
    • When the morale of a group is low, it can be difficult to overcome other challenges. We will be hosting a discussion about what tools and tricks you can use to help motivate you and your team!
    • Zoom link will be posted closer to the event.
  • Advocacy and Leadership | Thursday, October 29 (1-2pm)
    • "Advocacy" might mean different things to different people, but what is it really all about? We need advocacy in leadership now more than ever, so join us for this conversation about what advocacy looks like and how to be an effective ally to different groups.
    • Zoom link will be posted closer to the event.
  • Coming Together - Managing a Diverse Group | Tuesday, November 10 (12-1pm)
    • In today's political climate, differences between individuals can easily prevent a group from coming together effectively. How can we use leadership to establish common ground and accomplish our collective goals together? Join us for this discussion about the listening and learning of working with others.
    • Zoom link will be posted closer to the event.
  • Student-Facilitated Workshop | Wednesday, November 18 (4-5pm)
    • Do you have a great leadership idea to share? We want to give you the floor! We've reserved this slot for one of our great student leaders to step up and share their insight with their pespective with the SJSU community. Please email student-leadership@sjsu.edu if you are interested or have any questions!
    • Zoom link will be posted closer to the event.

Previous Leadership Opportunities

Digital Resources - Amplify Your Leadership Series

This was a workshop series hosted in Spring 2020. We have shared digital resources for each of the events in this series in a convenient Google Classroom hub, so please see the instructions below if you are intersted in learning more!

  • Amplify Your Voice - Learn why your voice matters and how to use it effectively.
  • Amplify Your Values - Reflecting on your core values can help you make positive impactful decisions!
  • Amplify Your Meeting - Great for student leaders - join us to learn about how to maximize your meetings!
  • Amplify Your Goals - Focus on goal setting and take away some goal development and achievement strategies.
  • Amplify Your Experience - Learn about how to find the kinds of experiences you are looking for!
  • Amplify Your Strengths - Learn how to utilize your strengths and improve your areas of growth!

To access our Digital Resources, please go to Google Classroom using your SJSU credentials, and enter our classroom code: 3iupdiu

Other Past Opportunities and Topics

  • Spartan Leadership & Career Conference
  • ¡Si Se Puede! Latinas in Leadership
  • Values Matter! Lessons in Ethical Leadership
  • The Emotionally Intelligent Leader
  • Leadership 101: Workshop for Greek Life Members
  • Leadership 101: For Registered Student Org Members
  • The Danger of 'Fierce Loyalty': Lessons in Ethical Leadership
  • Leadership 101: Leadership & Values
  • Discovering Your Leadership Identity
  • Leadership 101: Learning About Your Leadership Styles
  • #GoalDiggers: Create Your Vision Board for 2019!
  • We want to know... What famous Black leader(s) inspire you?
  • Leading While Black: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
  • Calling in Black: Racial Battle Fatigue & Self-Care
  • We want to know... What famous Female leader(s) inspire you?
  • Lessons Learned: Leading While Female
  • Leading with Strength: Being Empowered as a Leader with a Disability
  • Using Your Strengths to Treat Yourself Well