International Education Week

Connect, explore, engage, and thrive in our Global Spartan community! International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) welcomes all students to join us. Connect globally and locally with international and U.S. students. Explore local culture and share about your own. Engage in opportunities to expand your worldview or develop leadership and intercultural communication skills. Thrive at SJSU knowing you are supported by all of us here at ISSS and our Global Spartan community!

Featured Events & Programs

All times are listed in Pacific Time (PT). 

Global Connections

Weekly on Mondays from 3:00-3:50 PM | Learn More

Learn, explore, connect! Join our weekly Global Connections meetups to connect with people from all around the world, explore cultural topics, and learn tips for improving your overall well being. Visit our website to learn more.

Coming Up: 

    • Oct. 9: History of American Idioms & Slang (CPGE 1004)
    • Oct. 16: Wellness 101--Taking Care of Yourself (hybrid)
    • Oct. 23: Fun & Games (CPGE 1004)

Career Center @ ISSS: Drop-in Resumé & LinkedIn Profil Review

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023 | 2:00-4:00 PM | ISSS (no appointment necessary)

Career Counselor Judi Garcia will be at ISSS for special drop-in hours. Stop by for Resume Review or LinkedIn Profile review during ISSS drop-in hours on the dates listed above. No appointments necessary! Please check in at the ISSS front desk.

CPT & Internships: What you need to know as an international student

RESCHEDULED: Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023 | 3:00-4:00 PM | Online

Curious about Curricular Practical Training (CPT) for international students? Looking for tips on how to find internships? Maybe you just want to know what to expect ahead of time? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then this webinar is for you! This informative session is a partnership between International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) and the Career Center. ISSS will discuss CPT eligibility requirements and provide an overview of the CPT application process. Career Counselors will also share tips and strategies for finding and securing internships.

Global Spartan Meetups

Are you looking for ways to meet new people and engage in campus events? Join our Global Spartan Meetups, and we’ll have fun experiencing campus life together! Here are our upcoming meetups:

Men's Water Polo Meetup 

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023 | Meet at 3:45 PM, Match starts at 4:00 PM | Sign Up

Athletics is hosting an International Students Day for the Men's Water Polo Match against Santa Clara University. We have 16 international student athletes on the team--let's go out and show them some Spartan love! The game will be held on campus at the SRAC. Meetup location and details will be sent to those who sign up.

Upcoming Meetups (details to follow):

  • Oct. 17: Homecoming--Fire on the Fountain on Tower Lawn (Sign Up)
  • Oct. 21: Homecoming Football Game at CEFCU Stadium (Sign Up)
  • Oct. 28: Swim & Dive (International Students Day) at the SRAC


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