Professional & Career Services

UC Santa Cruz is dedicated to supporting the professional success of all of our alumni. We support a variety of professional networks and services. Browse below for webinars, online communities, courses, career fairs, and more! If there is a resource you'd like to see that isn't listed, please contact Kara Snider,

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    Virtual Career Events

    Here you will have access to recorded webinars and upcoming virtual events put on by UC Santa Cruz and the UC Alumni Career Network that are designed to help you navigate your industry.

    Check out our recorded and upcoming virtual career events here


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    Career Advice Network

    Register as an advisee to browse the database of alumni advisors, and book consultations. Create a profile as an advisor to offer career advice, resume critiques and/or mock interviews to fellow Banana Slugs, registration is fast and easy. Learn more here.

    Click here to sign in to your account
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    UC Santa Cruz Alumni Career Change Fellowship

    UCSC Alumni Career Services has partnered with the career change experts at Mission Collaborative to bring you the Alumni Career Change Fellowship, a 30-day online program to help UCSC alumni like you get the clarity and plan you need to find a fulfilling career that fits you. Whether you're early, mid, or late career, the Fellowship will give you the structure and accountability you need to make the breakthrough progress you've been struggling to achieve on your own, while fitting into your busy schedule. Click here for more information.

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    UC Santa Cruz has over 85,000 Banana Slugs on LinkedIn, with over 10,000 members in the official alumni group. This is a great resource to explore what other Banana Slugs are doing and build your professional network. 

    Join the UC Santa Cruz Alumni Group

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    UC Alumni Career Network

    The UC Alumni Career Network is 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.
    Click here for more information.

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    Alumni Discount on UC Santa Cruz Extension Courses 

    For the 2020 Spring and Summer Quarters, the UCSC Extension is excited to offer to UC Santa Cruz alumni a special discount of $50 off all courses over $500.

    Check out the course catalog here

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    UC Santa Cruz Career Center

    The UC Santa Cruz Career Center is happy to extend use of its online tools, at no cost, to all UC Santa Cruz alums for six months after you graduate. Beyond this, the Career Center has a wealth of online resources and guides to help you land your dream job. Access premium Career Services


  • UC Hire Career Fair

    Hire UC Alumni Career Fairs

    This expo-style hiring event provides a unique opportunity for UC alumni of all career levels to connect with employers from a wide variety of fields and industries.Participation is free for University of California alumni job seekers.

    San Francisco 
    Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    at South San Francisco Conference Center
    Click here to Register
    Los Angeles 
    Thursday, July 16th, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 


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