Professional & Career Services

The Alumni Office is dedicated to supporting the professional success of our outstanding alums. Because of this, we support a variety of professional networks and services available at no cost exclusively to our alumni.

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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 create a CAN profile

    Click here to sign in to your account

  • UC Hire Career Fair

    Hire UC Alumni Career Fair

    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, but you must register to participate.

    Click here for the Los Angeles event 

    Click here for the San Diego event

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    Business Cards

    Do you need a leg up in the networking game? Let us help! We will send you a stack of 30 complimentary customized UC Santa Cruz alumni branded business cards.

    Request your Alumni Business Cards

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    LinkedIn

    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

    Watch our LinkedIn Like a Pro workshop/webinar with Oscar Garcia, founder of Aspira,
    to learn how to make the most of this platform.

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    Portfolium

    Looking to showcase your skills? Join this cloud based network that helps millions of people share a complete picture of their academic and professional potential through an ePortfolio. This network creates opportunities to capture, curate, and convert skills into job offers. Learn more about Portfolium.

    Join UC Santa Cruz on Portfolio

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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 Alumni Career Network

    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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