Experience Expo

The Experience Expo is a collaborative two week event that seeks to create awareness of the variety of ways students can engage in professional development. Through a collection of workshops, fairs, and other events, hosted by multiple departments on campus, students can explore opportunities, connect with professionals from on and off campus, and create success. This event is open to all majors and degree levels, and includes programming for undergraduate and graduate students.

Click the tabs below for details, participate, and get equipped to shine during your search for experience!

EVENTS

Practice Career Fair

DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 18: 1–3 p.m.
LOCATION: Division of Career Pathways (formerly the Career Center), 100 Student Services 1

At the Practice Career Fair, each student will be able to receive tips and guidance on what to do before and after the fair, deveop their elevator pitch, and practice their pitch with recruiters. Participation in this event will increase students' confidence and success at the fairs the following week and beyond.

Leadership & Community Service Fair

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, January 24: 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
LOCATION: Student Center Pacific Ballroom

At the Leadership & Community Service Fair, you can network with on-campus departments and off-campus community partners. Learn how to get involved and make an impact. Over 50 nonprofit organizations and campus departments will be represented. The first 100 students will receive a free t-shirt! Enter an opportunity drawing for gift cards from Target, The Hill, and Starbucks!

Click here for organization list.

Internship & Career Fair

DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 25: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
LOCATION: Student Center Pacific Ballroom

The Internship & Career Fair will feature employers from a variety of industries seeking to identify talented UCI students for part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities. Click here to RSVP and view registered employers! 

 

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Your 1-Minute Elevator Pitch

DATE/TIME: January 16: 3-3:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn how to introduce yourself at career fairs and professional events.

Summer Research Opportunities

DATE/TIME: January 16: 3-5 p.m.
LOCATION: Student Services II, Room 1010 AB

Visit http://www.urop.uci.edu/news.html to RSVP.

Creating Your First Resume

DATE/TIME: January 17: 1-2 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn how to write a resume that gets you noticed!

For Graduate Students - Job Search Strategies

DATE/TIME: January 17: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Graduate Resource Center

RSVP at https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/7y1bx87c/

General Tips for the Technical Interview

DATE/TIME: January 17: 2-3 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn tips and techniques to ace your technical interview.

The Pre-Med Journey

DATE/TIME: January 19: 12-1 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

This workshop focuses on medical school admissions criteria, how to develop a competitive application, interview tips, and more.

Enhancing Your Resume

DATE/TIME: January 22: 12-1 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn how to personalize your resume content to match what employers are looking for in the job description.

Your 1-Minute Elevator Pitch

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, January 22: 1-1:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn how to introduce yourself at career fairs and professional events.

For Graduate Students - Transforming Your CV to Resume

DATE/TIME: January 22: 1-2 p.m.
LOCATION: Graduate Resource Center

RSVP at https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/7y1bx87c/

Prepare for the Fair

DATE/TIME: January 22: 2-3 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn how to make the best first impression with recruiters.

Identifying Your Professional Skills

DATE/TIME: January 22: 3-4 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn how to translate your experiences into specific skills.

Prepare for the Fair

DATE/TIME: January 23: 3-4 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn how to make the best first impression with recruiters.

Get Involved in Research

DATE/TIME: January 23: 3-5 p.m.
LOCATION: Student Services II, Room 1010 AB

Visit http://www.urop.uci.edu/news.html to RSVP.

Technical Resume Writing

DATE/TIME: January 24: 1-2 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn how to highlight your technical and extra-curricular experiences.

Your 1-Minute Elevator Pitch

DATE/TIME: January 24: 2-2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn how to introduce yourself at career fairs and professional events.

Writing a Winning Personal Statement for Medical/Health Professional School

DATE/TIME: January 26: 12-1 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn how to build a powerful narrative about your accomplishments and how you will add value to the program of interest.

After the Fair

DATE/TIME: January 26: 3-4 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

Learn what next steps to take after you've attended a career fair.

Summer Research Opportunities

DATE/TIME: January 31: 3-5 p.m.
LOCATION: Student Services II, Room 1010 AB

Visit http://www.urop.uci.edu/news.html to RSVP.

INFO SESSIONS

Sacramento Internship Program (SIP)

DATES/TIMES: January 11: 4-5 p.m., January 16: 4-5 p.m., January 17: 12-1 p.m., January 25: 4-5 p.m., January 29: 12-1 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

The Sacramento Internship Program at the University of California, Irvine is a program that gives outstanding UCI students an opportunity to intern in the California state capital.

Learn more at www.career.uci.edu/sip

Job Shadow Program (JSP)

DATES/TIMES: January 11: 11 a.m.-12 p.m., January 16: 2-3 p.m., January 23: 2-3 p.m.
LOCATION: Career Pathways Training Room

The Job Shadow Program pairs students with professionals in Orange County and beyond for an opportunity to spend one day in the workplace during Spring Break in a career field of their interest.

Learn more at http://www.career.uci.edu/job-shadow-program/index.html

CAREER WEEK - January 29 - February 2

Student Housing and Division of Career Pathways present Career Week

DATE/TIME: January 29 - February 2: 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Campus Village Atlantis Lounge

Monday: Resume Workshop

Tuesday: LinkedIn

Wednesday: Engineering Panel

Thursday: Advertising and Entertainment Panel

Friday: Tour of Edwards Life Sciences

Click here for full details!

Thank you to our partners!