Spartan Leadership & Career Conference

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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!

The Spartan Leadership and Career Conference will be held on Friday, October 13, 2023 from 8:30am-2pm in the Student Union Ballroom and Meeting Rooms.       

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

  • 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?

The Spartan Leadership and Career Conference will take place on Friday, October 13, 2023 from 8:30am-2pm! 

Where is it?

On campus in the Student Union Ballroom and Meeting Rooms.

How can I join?

Registration for the 2023 Spartan Leadership and Career Conference is live on Handshake now!

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?

Breakfast and lunch will be provided to attendees of the Spartan Leadership and Career Conference. Please register via handshake so that we can have an accurate head count to feed all who plan to attend.

How do I register for the conference?

SJSU students can register for the conference in Handshake. Upon completing the registration form, more details 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.