The UCI Career Center became the UCI Division of Career Pathways in 2017. Below are questions we’ve received regarding this transition.
Frequently Asked Questions
- When did the UCI Career Center become the UCI Division of Career Pathways?
- On October 20, 2017, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Enrique Lavernia sent out a campus-wide message announcing the Career Center’s elevation to the brand new Division of Career Pathways.
- Are you part of the Division of Continuing Education?
- No, the Division of Career Pathways and the Division of Continuing Education are separate but highly integrated and mutually supportive and cooperative for the benefit of all UCI students, alumni, and employers.
- Will I no longer receive services? Will I now have to pay for services?
- The Division of Career Pathways will continue to serve the same populations it did previously as the Career Center.
- UCI and UC alumni who are no more than 3 years out from graduation will still have access to our Alumni Services.
- Are you moving? Will your workshops and events be in a different location?
- No, the Division of Career Pathways will still be housed at 100 Student Services 1, across from the Student Center Starbucks for the foreseeable future.
- Our workshops will still primarily be held in our Training Room (which will now be called the Career Pathways Training Room).
- Our career fairs will continue to primarily be held in the Student Center and our grad school fairs will continue to be held on Ring Road or in the Student Center. However, you may start to see events in DCE’s ballrooms. Stay tuned!
- Why did this change take place?
- This change comes as part of a renewed campuswide effort to help students become career ready individuals. In his October 20, 2017 message, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Enrique Lavernia wrote, “The new structure aligns with the vision recommended to me by a recent campus task force to create a career-community ecosystem encompassing UCI, our students and alumni, regional businesses, and organizations and other universities offering postgraduate opportunities.”