Virtual Career Events

Here you will find past and future virtual career events from UC Santa Cruz and the UC Alumni Career Network, a high-impact, online series designed to provide UC alumni and community members with the insights, information, and connections to launch, grow and expand your career opportunities. Please contact Kara Snider at if you have services to offer to the alumni network or suggestions for online event content.

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    Starting and Leading your Own Business

    Wednesday, February 3, 12-1:00 p.m. (PST)
    Have a great idea for a business or thinking about becoming your own boss? Join us for an interactive panel to gain insights from experienced UC alumni business owners on actionable steps you can take to start your own business. From how to get started to strategies for sustaining your business, panelists will share what they’ve learned as business owners and offer advice on what you need to do to start your own business.

    Register here!

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    Leveraging Social Media to Launch or Grow your Business

    Wednesday, February 17, 12-1:00 p.m. (PST)
    Join us for a workshop-style session focused on leveraging social media to launch or grow your business. This interactive web event will feature UCLA alumna Bonique Edwards, Owner of Kaleidoscope Consulting Group, a full-service digital marketing agency specializing in website development, graphic design, and social media. This will be an interactive workshop and attendees will have an opportunity to meet fellow UC alumni through breakout activities during the event.
    Register here!

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    Recovering From a Layoff

    Tuesday, February 23, 12-1:00 p.m. (PST)
    A job layoff takes a toll on your confidence and can throw your career off track. It may feel like you’ve got to figure things out on your own, but you don’t! We’re partnering with the remote work experts at FlexJobs to bring you this free webinar to help get you back on track and headed toward your next job. You’ll learn how to make a structured recovery plan, fill the gap on your résumé, and address the layoff (or pandemic displacement) in job applications and interviews.
    Register here!

  • Past Virtual Seminar Recordings

  • Video Game Career Insights: For Programmers and Creatives 

    Grad School Workshop

    How to Prepare for a Remote Job Interview

    Leveraging Your Experience in Today's Job Market

    10 Job Search Tips During Coronavirus 

     LinkedIn Like a Pro